About the Journal

Aims and Scope

The Open Virology Journal is an Open Access online journal which publishes research articles, reviews/mini-reviews, letters and guest edited single topic issues in all important areas of virology. The journal encourages submissions related to the following fields:

  • Virus infections

  • Current immunologic and epidemiologic approaches

  • Emerging viruses

  • Viral immunology

  • Viruses and cancer

  • Virus-host interactions

  • Preventive and therapeutic vaccines

  • Viral pathogenesis

  • Antiviral strategies

  • Studies of virus structure, composition, and genetics

  • Animal models for viral diseases

  • Engineering for viral resistance

The Open Virology Journal, a peer-reviewed journal, is an important and reliable source of current information on important developments in the field. The emphasis will be on publishing quality papers rapidly and making them freely available to researchers worldwide.

About the Editor

Marco Ciotti
Department of Laboratory Medicine
Polyclinic Tor Vergata Foundation

Brief Biography

I got my degree in Medicine 1n 1989, at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. Following my degree, I specialized in Oncology in 1994 at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”. In the same University, I specialized in Microbiology and Virology in 2001.

I spent a period of research at the National Institute of Health, MD, USA, where I worked in the laboratory of Genetic Disorders of Drug Metabolism, Heritable Disorders Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

Since 2002, I work in the laboratory of molecular virology of the Polyclinic Tor Vergata Foundation, Rome, Italy.

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