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Chapter One: Peste des Petits Ruminants Virus
- 1 Emergence of PPRV
- 2 Host Range
- 3 Current Distribution
- 4 Virus Transmission and Spread
- 5 Molecular Biology of the Virus
- 6 Vaccines
- 7 Diagnostics for PPRV
- 8 Toward the Global Control and Eradication of PPR
- 9 Areas for Future Research
Chapter Two: Cell-to-Cell Spread of HIV and Viral Pathogenesis
- 1 Introduction
- 2 T-Cell Virological Synapse
- 3 Infectious Synapses and trans-Infection
- 4 Role of Cell-to-Cell Infection During Sexual Transmission
- 5 Conclusions
Chapter Three: Future Scenarios for Plant Virus Pathogens as Climate Change Progresses
- 1 Introduction
- 2 General Considerations
- 3 Direct Climate Effects
- 4 Indirect Climate Effects
- 5 Implications for Control
- 6 Information Gaps and Deficiencies
- 7 Conclusions
Chapter Four: Autophagy and Mammalian Viruses: Roles in Immune Response, Viral Replication, and Beyond
- 1 The Autophagic Machinery in Mammalian Cells
- 2 Autophagy in Innate Immune Control of Virus Infections
- 3 Adaptive Antiviral Immune Responses Mediated by Autophagy
- 4 Autophagy Manipulation by Viruses
- 5 Unconventional Use of Autophagy Proteins
- 6 Role of Autophagy in Virus Particle Release
- 7 Conclusions and Future Directions
Chapter Five: Historical Perspective: What Constitutes Discovery (of a New Virus)?
- 1 The Unique Role of Ultrafiltration in the Development of Virology
- 2 Proof That the Infectious Agent Is a Virus
- 3 The Contemporary Sense of the Identity of a New Virus
- 4 Proof That the New Virus Is the Etiologic Agent of the Disease (“Proof of Causation”)
- 5 The Discovery and Discoverers of New Viruses
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Professor Margaret Kielian works at the Department of Cell Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA.
Department of Cell Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY, USA
Professor Karl Maramorosch works at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA.
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Born: March 18, 1957 in Goeppingen, Germany
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,
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
More than 300 peer-reviewed publications in international journals (listed in PubMed) on different aspects of infectious animal diseases.
Institute of Molecular Biology, Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut, Greifswald, Germany
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