Advances in Virus Research

Advances in Virus Research

1st Edition - August 19, 2009

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  • Editors: Karl Maramorosch, Aaron Shatkin, Frederick Murphy
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123785879
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123785886

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Description

Published since 1953, Advances in Virus Research covers a diverse range of in-depth reviews providing a valuable overview of the current field of virology. The impact factor for 2008 is 4.886, placing it 4th in the highly competitive category of virology.

Key Features

* Contributions from leading authorities
* Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field

Readership

Virologists, microbiologists and infectious diseases specialists.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Regulation of HIV-1 alternative RNA splicing and its role in virus replication

    Martin Stoltzfus

    2. New Insights Into Flavivirus Nonstructural Protein 5

    Andrew D. Davidson

    3. Replication of the Hepatitis Delta Virus RNA Genome

    John M. Taylor

    4. Recent Epidemiology Of Tick-Borne Encephalitis: An Effect Of Climate Change?

    E.I. Korenberg

Product details

  • No. of pages: 6
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2009
  • Published: August 19, 2009
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123785879
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123785886

About the Serial Editors

Karl Maramorosch

Professor Karl Maramorosch works at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

Aaron Shatkin

Affiliations and Expertise

Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, Piscataway, NJ, USA

Frederick Murphy

Frederick Murphy
Frederick A. Murphy, DVM, PhD, is professor, Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston. He holds a BS and DVM from Cornell University and a PhD from the University of California, Davis (UC Davis). Formerly he was dean and distinguished professor, School of Veterinary Medicine, and distinguished professor, School of Medicine, UC Davis. Before that he served as director of the National Center for Infectious Diseases, and director of the Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and is a member of the German National Academy of Sciences and the Belgian Royal Academy of Medicine. He holds an honorary Doctor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Turku, Finland; an honorary Doctor of Science from the University of Guelph, Canada; an honorary Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of London, United Kingdom; an honorary Doctor of Science from University College Dublin, Ireland; the Presidential Rank Award of the U.S. Government; the PennVet World Leadership Award from the University of Pennsylvania, and the Distinguished Microbiologist Award from the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists. At UTMB, he is a member of the Institute for Human Infections and Immunity, Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, Galveston National Laboratory, and McLaughlin Endowment for Infection and Immunity. His professional interests include the pathology and epidemiology of highly pathogenic viruses/viral diseases: rabies and the rabies-like viruses, arboviruses, hemorrhagic fever viruses, and other neurotropic viruses. He has been a leader in advancing the concepts of “new and emerging infectious diseases” and “new and emerging zoonoses” and “the threat posed by bioterrorism.” Most recently, he has been working on Internet resources on the history of virology: “The Foundations of Virology” at http://www.utmb.edu/virusimages/.

Affiliations and Expertise

professor, Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston.

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