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Advances in Virus Research

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Advances in Virus Research, Volume 100 presents the latest release in this ongoing series that provides the broadest topical coverage. New sections to this release include the species problem in virology, a short intro/history of AVR, the role of immune responses in HIV and mother-to-child transmission, autophagy/polio/dengue, ASFV biology and vaccine approaches, morbillivirus pathogenesis, viruses of plant-interacting fungi, parvovirus evolution, protein localization and interaction studies in plants, respiratory coronaviruses and their reservoirs, H5N8, an orchestra of reovirus receptors, antiviral immune response and the route of infection in Drosophila melanogaster, and more.

  • Presents a valuable resource for information on all topics of virus research, from bacteriophages to human viruses
  • Provides a longstanding record for authoritative coverage by first-class experts
  • Includes work from a dedicated team of editors who assure that articles are timely and informative

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780128152010
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 03/31/2018
Series: Advances in Virus Research Series , #100
Pages: 402
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Professor Margaret Kielian works at the Department of Cell Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA.

Born: March 18, 1957 in Goeppingen, Germany

Nationality: German

1963-1967: Elementary School

1967-1976: High School (Gymnasium)

1976: Diploma (Abitur)

1976-1977: Compulsory Military Service

1977-1982: Study of biology at Tuebingen University, Germany

1982-1985: Ph.D. work at Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals,

Tuebingen, Germany

1985: Ph.D. in Genetics

1986-1987: Postdoctoral Fellow at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Department of Microbiology

1988-today: Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals

1990: Habilitation (prerequisite for professorship)

since 1994: Director of the Institute of Molecular Biology at the Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals, Insel Riems, Germany

since 1996: President of the Federal Research Centre for Virus Diseases of Animals (renamed in 2004 'Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut')

since 1997: Professor of Virology at University of Greifswald

Scientific Work:

More than 300 peer-reviewed publications in international journals (listed in PubMed) on different aspects of infectious animal diseases.

Prof. Marilyn J. Roossinck works at the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, U.S.A

Table of Contents

1. The Species Problem in Virology Marc H. Van Regenmortel 2. The Role of Immune Responses in HIV Mother-to-Child Transmission Julie Overbaugh and Caitlin Milligan 3. African swine fever virus biology and vaccine approaches Juergen A. Richt 4. Morbillivirus Pathogenesis and Virus-Host Interactions Veronika von Messling 5. Viruses of Plant-Interacting Fungi Nobuhiro Suzuki 6. Protein localization and interaction studies in plants: toward defining complete proteomes by visualization Michael Goodin 7. So what have plant viruses ever done for virology and molecular biology? George P. Lomonossoff 8. Respiratory coronaviruses and their reservoirs Christian Drosten 9. Filoviruses: Ecology, Molecular Biology and Evolution Heinz Feldmann 10. An Orchestra of Reovirus Receptors: Still Searching for the Conductor Terence Dermody, Pavithra Aravamudhan and Danica Sutherland 11. Antiviral immune response and the route of infection in Drosophila melanogaster Maria-Carla Saleh 12. Changing role of wild birds in the epidemiology of avian influenza A viruses Thijs Kuiken 13. Intracellular Antiviral Immunity Leo C. James 14. How does vaccinia virus interfere with interferon? Geoffrey Smith

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