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Archives of Virology

Archives of Virology

Official Journal of the Virology Division of the International Union of Microbiological Societies

Editor-in-Chief: Tim Skern

ISSN: 0304-8608 (print version)
ISSN: 1432-8798 (electronic version)

Journal no. 705

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Tim Skern, Vienna, Austria
Fields of interest: RNA viruses, structure of viruses and viral proteins, virus-host interactions
Reviews in medical virology
ORCID iD: 0000-0001-8865-5500

Editorial Board

Patricia V. Aguilar, Galveston, TX, USA
Fields of interest: bunyavirus, emerging virus diseases, dengue virus, vector-borne viruses, flaviviruses, influenza, orthomyxoviruses, Togaviruses, virus-host cell interaction

Graciela Andrei, Leuven, Belgium
Fields of interest: Animal Virus Pathogenesis, Animal Virus-Host Cell Interactions, Cytomegalovirus, Epstein Barr virus, Herpesviruses, Large DNA viruses, Papillomaviruses, Polyomavirus, Poxviruses, Varicella-Zoster Virus, Virus-Host Cell Interactions

Tatjana Avšič-Županc, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Fields of interest: Bunyaviruses, Flaviviruses, Zoonoses

Ana C. Bratanich, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fields of interest:  Circoviruses, Diagnostics, Herpesviruses, Molecular Biologyof Animal Viruses, Paramyxoviruses, Parvoviruses, Picornaviruses, Veterinary viruses, Viral molecular pathogenesis, Viral pathogenesis, Virus Vectors, Virus-Host Cell Interactions

Michael Carpenter, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Fields of interest: diagnostics of human/animal viruses, hepatitis viruses, molecular biology of animal viruses, virus-host cell interactions

Zhenhai Chen, Yangzhou, JS, China
Fields of interest: Arteriviruses; Coronaviruses; Paramyxoviruses; Picornaviruses; Pestiviruses; Adenoviruses; Circoviruses; Flaviviruses; Emerging virus diseases; Mononegaviruses; Veterinary viruses

Robert H.A. Coutts, Hatfield, UK
Fields of interest: fungal viruses, closteroviruses, endornaviruses, partitiviruses, geminiviruses, tombusviruses

Akbar Dastjerdi, Addlestone, United Kingdom
Fields of interest: Herpesviruses, Caliciviruses, Circoviruses, Emerging Virus Diseases, Enteroviruses, Veterinary viruses 

Diego Diel, Ithaca, NY, USA
Fields of interest: Poxviruses, Herpesviruses, Paramyxoviruses, Orthomyxoviruses, Picornaviruses, Coronaviruses, Asfarviruses
Reviews in animal/veterinary virology

Ralf G. Dietzgen, St. Lucia, QLD, Australia
Fields of interest: molecular virus-plant-insect interactions, virus biodiversity and Evolution
Reviews in fungal and plant virology

William G. Dundon, Seibersdorf, Austria
Fields of interest: Animal Virus Pathogenesis, Human/Animal RNA Viruses, Molecular Pathogenesis of Animal Viruses, Animal Rhabdoviruses,  Emerging Virus Diseases, Influenza viruses, Molecular Biologyof Animal Viruses, Morbilliviruses, Orthomyxoviruses, Paramyxoviruses, Phylogeny, Poxviruses, Rabies virus, Vaccines, Veterinary viruses, Viral pathogenesis, Virus-Host Cell Interactions, Zoonoses

Hideki Ebihara, Hamilton, MT, USA
Fields of interest: arenaviruses, bunyaviruses, ebola viruses, emerging virus diseases, filoviruses, marburgviruses, zoonoses 

Elvira Fiallo-Olivé, Málaga, Spain
Fields of interest: geminiviruses, DNA/RNA satellites

Teryl K. Frey, Atlanta, GA, USA
Fields of interest: RNA viruses, large DNA viruses

Reimar Johne, Berlin, Germany
Fields of interest: foodborne viruses, Hepeviridae, Reoviridae, Caliciviridae

Ioly Kotta-Loizou, London, United Kingdom
Fields of interest: Animal Virus Pathogenesis, Animal Virus-Host Cell Interactions, Human/Animal RNA Viruses, Fungal viruses, Hepatitis virus C, Narnaviruses, Partitiviruses, Satellites, Virus Classification, Virus Taxonomy, Virus-Host Cell Interactions

Jens Kuhn, Frederick, MD, USA
Fields of interest: arenaviruses, arteriviruses, bunyaviruses, flaviviruses, filoviruses, henipaviruses, virus cell entry, virus classication, virus nomenclature, virus taxonomy, zoonoses, biodefense 

Chan-Shing Lin, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Fields of interest: fish viruses, bacteriophages, protein structures and genomes

Jesús Navas-Castillo, Málaga, Spain
Fields of interest: Emerging plant virus diseases, Closteroviruses, Diagnostics of Plant Viruses, Endornaviruses, Geminiviruses, Molecular Biology of Plant Viruses, Phylogeny of Plant Viruses, Plant Virus Evolution, Plant virus-host interactions, Satellites, Vector Transmission of Plant Viruses, Virus Classification, Virus Taxonomy

Roman M. Pogranichniy, Manhattan, KS, USA
Fields of interest: Viral infectious diseases in animals, pathogenesis, development of new diagnostic and preventive methods

Michael A. Purdy, Atlanta, GA, USA
Fields of interest: hepatitis E virus, hepatitis C virus, hepatitis B virus, hepatitis A virus, hepatitis delta virus

Sheela Ramamoorthy, Fargo, ND, USA
Fields of interest: arteriviruses, anelloviruses (swine), circoviruses, coronaviruses, influenza viruses, parvoviruses 

Bert Rima, Belfast, UK
Fields of interest: paramyxoviruses, morbilliviruses, measles viruses

Hélène Sanfaçon, Summerland, BC, Canada
Fields of interest: Plant Virus Evolution, Comoviruses, Molecular Biologyof Plant Viruses, Picornaviruses, Plant virus-host interactions, Potyviruses, RNA viruses, Sequiviruses, Viral evolution, Viral Membrane Proteins, Viral molecular pathogenesis, Viral taxonomy, Virus Movement, Virus-Host Cell Interactions

Carolina Scagnolari, Rome, Italy
Fields of interest: AIDS, Animal virus host cell interactions, Antiviral agents and drugs, Clinical virology, Diagnostics of Human viruses, Emerging virus disease, Hepatitis C virus, HIV, Human respiratory syncytial virus, Orthomyxoviruses, Papillomavirus, Viral Immunology, Zoonoses

Yiming Shao, Beijing, China
Fields of interest: retroviruses, poxviruses, viral evolution, viral immunology, HIV vaccine

Zhongjie Shi, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Fields of interest: AIDS, anellovirus, antiviral agents and drugs, clinical virology, diagnostics of human/animal viruses, hepatitis viruses, herpesviruses, immunoprophylaxis, papillomaviruses, retroviruses, virus vectors

Ayato Takada, Sapporo, Japan
Fields of interest: filoviruses, myxoviruses, influenza virus, virus evolution, phylogeny of animal viruses, virus entry, viral pathogenesis, vaccines, veterinary virology, zoonoses, emerging virus diseases

Massimo Turina, Turin, Italy
Fields of interest: virus-host interaction, plant viruses, mycoviruses

Ioannis Tzanetakis, Fayetteville, AR, USA
Fields of interest: Plant virus epidemiology and virus-vector interactions, molecular biology and epidemiology of emaraviruses

Johannes Wittmann, Braunschweig, Germany
Fields of interest: Bacterial viruses, Bacteriophages

Li Wu, Columbus, OH, USA
Fields of interest: AIDS, Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Retroviruses, Virus-Host Cell Interactions

Steven Lee Wylie, Perth, WA, Australia
Fields of interest: Fungal viruses, Diagnostics of plant viruses, Flexiviruses, Partitiviruses, Endornaviruses, Potyviruses

Virology Division:
Sead Sabanadzovic, Mississippi State, MS, USA
Fields of interest: Closteroviridae, Endornaviridae, Partitiviridae, Tymoviridae, Tombusviridae, Potyviridae, Bromoviridae, Secoviridae, Alpha-, Beta-, Gammaflexiviridae, Fungal viruses, phylogeny of plant viruses, vector transmission of plant viruses, diagnostics of plant viruses, plant virus Evolution

Advisory Board

E. Abuelzein, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
S.M. Akula, Greenville, NC, USA
N.R. Alla, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
A. Ambagala, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
D. Bailey, London, UK
I. Bandín, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
C. Baule, Uppsala, Sweden
R. Briddon, Faisalabad, Pakistan
F. Careem, Calgary, AB, Canada
Y. Chen, Kunming, China
B. Couvreur, Nivelles, Belgium 
U. Desselberger, Cambridge, UK
J.-P. Frossard, New Haw, UK
R.W. Hammond, Beltsville, MD, USA
R. J. Hogan, Athens, GA, USA
D. James, Sidney, BC, Canada
E. Lefkowitz, Birmingham, AL, USA
W. Lu, Columbus, OH, USA
A. Metlin, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
S. Modrow, Regensburg, Germany
P. Paul, Lincoln, NE, USA
H. Soudeyns, Montreal, QC, Canada
K. Xu, Shanghai, China

Taxonomy Editors

Steven L. Allison, Vienna, Austria
Marc H. V. Van Regenmortel, Illkirch, France

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    Archives of Virology publishes original contributions from all branches of research on viruses and virus-like agents that infect humans and other animals, plants, insects, and bacteria.  

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