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    Editorial Board

    Silvia Della Bella
    Associate Professor in General Pathology and Immunology
    University of Milan
    Italy
    silvia.dellabella@unimi.it
    JVI

    Research Interest: Immunology, chronic viral infections (hepatitis C virus, Kaposi's sarcoma herps virus), dendritic cells, B cells.

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    Roman Chlibek
    Professor
    Department of Epidemiology
    University of Defence
    Czech Republic
    roman.chlibek@unob.cz
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    Research Interest: Infection diseases prevention, epidemiology of infectious diseases, vaccination, vaccines, travel and tropical medicine.

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    Yadong Zheng
    Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute
    Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
    China
    zhengyadong@caas.cn
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    Research Interest: Vaccine, innate immunity, parasite-host interaction.

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    Merghoub Taha
    Associate Biologist
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    USA
    MerghouT@mskcc.org
    JVI

    Research Interest: Pathogenesis and Treatment of Melanoma, and in Part are directed at Developing Tools to Study Melanoma.

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    Haiqi He
    Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center
    USA
    haiqi.he@ars.usda.gov
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    Mingsheng Cai
    Associate professor
    Depaertment of Pathogenic Biology and Immunology
    Guang zhou Medical University
    China
    mingshengcai@hotmail.com
    JVI

    Research Interest: Molecular mechanisms of immune evasion of EBV and HSV-1. Molecular mechanisms of EBV and HSV-1 infection and its interaction with the host. Mechanisms of pathogenesis of EBV and HSV-1 infection.

    Published Papers:

    1.    Representative papers published after work

    1)    Li ML, Chen T, Wang P, Zou XM, Xu Z, Wang YF, Chen DX, Peng T, Cai MS(*). Characterization of the nucleocytoplasmic transport mechanisms of Epstein-Barr virus BFLF2. Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry, 2018, Accept. (SCI, IF=5.5)

    2)    Cai MS, Liao ZM, Chen T, Wang P, Zou XM, Wang YF, Xu Z, Jiang S, Huang JL, Chen DX, Peng T, Hong GD, Li ML(*). Characterization of the subcellular localization of Epstein-Barr virus encoded proteins in live cells. Oncotarget, 2017, 8(41), 70006-70034. (SCI, IF=5.168)

    http://www.impactjournals.com/oncotarget/index.php?journal=oncotarget&page=article&op=view&path[]=19549&author-preview=f31

    3)    Cai MS, Li ML, Wang KZ, Wang S, Lu Q, Yan JH, Mossman KL, Lin RT, Zheng CF(*). The herpes simplex virus 1-encoded envelope glycoprotein B activates NF-κB through the Toll-like receptor 2 and MyD88/TRAF6-dependent signaling pathway. Plos One, 2013, 8(1), e54586. (SCI, IF=3.534)
    http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0054586

    4)    Cai MS, Deng SX, Li ML(*). Comparison of the immune responses in BALB/c Mice following immunization with DNA-based and live attenuated vaccines delivered via different routes. Vaccine, 2013, 31(9),1353-1356. (SCI, IF=3.485)
    https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0264-410X(12)01308-4

    5)    Cai MS, Jiang S, Zeng ZC, Li XW, Mo CC, Yang YJ, Chen CK, Xie PP, Bian Y, Wang JL, Huang JL, Chen DX, Peng T, Li ML(*). Probing the nuclear import signal and nuclear transport molecular determinants of PRV ICP22. Cell & Bioscience, 2016, 6: 3. (SCI, IF=3.294)
    https://cellandbioscience.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13578-016-0069-7

    6)    Cai MS, Jiang S, Li XW, Zeng ZC, Li ML(*). Characterization of the nuclear import mechanisms of HSV-1 UL31. Biological Chemistry. 2016, 397(6): 555-561. (SCI, IF=3.273)
    https://www.degruyter.com/doi/10.1515/hsz-2015-0299

    7)    Cai MS, Huang ZB, Liao ZM, Chen T, Wang P, Jiang S, Chen DX, Peng T, Bian Y, Hong GD, Yang H, Zeng ZC, Li XW, Li ML(*). Characterization of the subcellular localization and nuclear import molecular mechanisms of herpes simplex virus 1 UL2. Biological Chemistry. 2017, 398(4): 509-517. (SCI, IF=3.273)
    https://www.degruyter.com/doi/10.1515/hsz-2016-0268 

    8)    Cai MS, Li ML, Zheng CF(*). Herpesviral infection and Toll-like receptor 2. Protein & Cell, 2012, 3(8), 590-601. (SCI, IF=3.22)

    https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13238-012-2059-9

    9)    Li ML, Jiang S, Mo CC, Wang JL, Huang JL, Zeng ZC, Li XW, Chen CK, Yang YJ, Peng T, Cai MS(*). Identification of molecular determinants for the nuclear import of pseudorabies virus UL31. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 2015, 587, 12-7. (SCI, IF=2.807)
    https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0003-9861(15)30075-8

    10)    Li ML, Jiang S, Wang JL, Mo CC, Zeng ZC, Yang YJ, Chen CK, Li XW, Cui W, Huang JL, Peng T, Cai MS(*). Characterization of the nuclear import and export signals of pseudorabies virus UL31. Archives of Virology, 2015, 160, 2591-2594. (SCI, IF=2.255)
    https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00705-015-2527-7

    11)    Cai MS, Chen DX, Zeng ZC, Yang H, Jiang S, Li XW, Mai JY, Peng T, Li ML*. Characterization of the nuclear import signal of herpes simplex virus 1 UL31. Archives of Virology, 2016, 161(9):2379-2385. (SCI, IF=2.058)
    https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00705-016-2910-z

    12)    Li ML, Cui W, Mo CC, Wang JL, Zhao ZY, Cai MS(*). Cloning, expression, purification, antiserum preparation and its characteristics of the truncated UL6 protein of herpes simplex virus 1. Molecular Biology Reports, 2014, 41(9), 5997-6002. (SCI, IF=2.024)
    https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11033-014-3477-y

    2.    Representative papers published at the time of Ph.D. candidate
    13)    Cai MS, Wang S, Long J, Zheng CF(*). Probing of the nuclear import and export signals and subcellular transport mechanism of varicella-zoster virus tegument protein open reading frame 10. Medical Microbiology and Immunology, 2012, 201(1), 103-111. (SCI, IF=3.545)
    https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00430-011-0211-4

    14)    Cai MS, Wang S, Xing JJ, Zheng CF(*). Characterization of the nuclear import and export signals, and subcellular transport mechanism of varicella-zoster virus ORF9. Journal of General Virology, 2011, 92(Pt 3), 621-626. (SCI, IF=3.363)
    http://jgv.microbiologyresearch.org/content/journal/jgv/10.1099/vir.0.027029-0#tab2

    15)    Li ML, Wang S, Cai MS, Zheng CF(*). Identification of nuclear and nucleolar localization signals of PRV early protein UL54 reveals that its nuclear targeting is required for efficient production of virus. Journal of virology, 2011, 85, 10239–10251. (SCI, IF=5.402)
    http://jvi.asm.org/content/85/19/10239.long

    16)    Wang L, Li ML, Cai MS, Xing JJ, Wang S, Zheng CF(*). A PY-nuclear localization signal is required for nuclear accumulation of HCMV UL79 protein. Medical Microbiology and Immunology, 2012, 201(3),381-387. (SCI, IF=3.545)

    https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00430-012-0243-4

    17)    Li ML, Wang S, Cai MS, Guo H, Zheng CF(*). Characterization of molecular determinants for nucleocytoplasmic shuttling of PRV UL54. Virology, 2011, 417, 385-417. (SCI, IF=3.351)
    https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S0042-6822(11)00268-6

    3.    Representative papers published at the time of M.Sc. candidate
    18)    Cai MS, Cheng AC(*), Wang MS, Chen WP, Zhang X, Zheng SX, Pu Y, Lou KP, Zhang Y, Sun L, Wang LL, Zhu DK, Luo QH, Chen XY. Characterization of the duck plague virus UL35 gene. Intervirology, 2010, 53(6), 408-416. (SCI, IF=1.756)
    https://www.karger.com/?DOI=10.1159/000317291

    19)    Cai MS, Cheng AC (*), Wang MS, Zhao LC, Zhu DK, Luo QH, Liu F, Chen XY. His6-tagged UL35 protein of duck plague virus: expression, purification, and production of polyclonal antibody. Intervirology, 2009, 52(3),141-151. (SCI, IF=1.106)
    https://www.karger.com/?DOI=10.1159/000221833

    20)    Cai MS, Cheng AC (*), Wang MS, Zhao LC, Zhu DK, Luo QH, Liu F, Chen XY. Characterization of synonymous codon usage bias in the duck plague virus UL35 gene. Intervirology, 2009, 52(5), 266-278. (SCI, IF=1.106)
    https://www.karger.com/Article/Abstract/231992



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    Simona di Francesco
    Director
    Department of Urological, Biomedical and Traslational Sciences
    Nicolaus Copernicus University
    Poland
    docveronica@gmail.com
    JVI

    Research Interest: Endocrine and metabolic diseases in prostate cancer, bone metabolism, renal function, and immune structure in prostate cancer.

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    Kuo C SHENG
    Research Fellow
    Griffith University
    Australia
    kuosheng@mail.com
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    Research Interest: Cancer immunology, vaccines, cancer, antigen-presenting cells and viral immunology.

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    Changyu Zheng
    Staff Scientist National Institutes of Health
    USA
    czheng@mail.nih.gov
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    Research Interest: Basic Biology/Physiology Of Salivary Glands, Prevention Of Radiation-Induced Salivary Gland Damage, Gene Transfer To Salivary Glands, Viral Vector Modification And Improving Viral Vectors For Gene Transfer.

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    Liping Jin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Fudan University Shanghai Medical College
    China
    jinlp01@163.com
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    Research Interest: The keywords of my research interest: Reproductive immunology, Thymic stromal lymphopoietin, The costimulatory signal, Trophoblast, Gamma-delta T cell, CD4+CD25bright regulatory T cell, Pregnancy, Miscarriage, The maternal-fetal immune.

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    Chiara Cadeddu
    Institute of Public Health
    Catholic University of Sacred Heart
    Italy
    chiaracadeddu@yahoo.it
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    Research Interest: Public Health and Health Technology Assessment, particularly for vaccines. 

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    Salvatore Chirumbolo
    Professor
    Department of Pathology and Diagnostics
    University of Verona
    Italy
    salvatore.chirumbolo@univr.it
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    Research Interest: Allergy test in clinical diagnosis, Immunotherapy and in vitro cell assay, Anti-inflammatory properties of natural compounds, Allergy and vaccination, Basophil activation tests.

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    Andrea Poscia
    Public Health Institute
    Catholic University of Sacred Heart of Rome
    Italy
    andreaposcia83@gmail.com
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    Research Interest: HTA and to new communication strategies with people about vaccination, especially in consideration of the rising phenomena of anti-vaccination movements.

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    Om Parkash
    Scientist
    Immunology Laboratory
    National JALMA Institute
    India
    om1234@gmail.com
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    Research Interest: Complement system, Immunoassays, Proteomics, Biomarkers in diseases, Vaccines, T regulatory cells and diseases, Immunology of leprosy and tuberculosis.

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    Edd James
    Associate Professor
    Cancer Immunology
    University of Southampton
    UK
    E.James@soton.ac.uk
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    Research Interest: Antigen processing and presentation, relating to the understanding of these processes and manipulation of them in order to treat.

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