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Editorial board


Santiago Elena, Spain - sfelena@ibmcp.upv.es (Section 2 Editor)
Area of Expertise: Genetic variability of RNA viruses
ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8249-5593

Oliver Pybus, UK - oliver.pybus@zoo.ox.ac.uk (Section 3 Editor)
Area of Expertise
: Evolutionary dynamics of pathogens
ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8797-2667

Section Editors

Aris Katzourakis, UK - aris.katzourakis@zoo.ox.ac.uk (Section 1)
Area of Expertise: Long-term evolutionary biology of viruses
ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3328-6204

Marilyn Roossinck, USA - mjr25@psu.edu (Section 4)
Area of Expertise: Adaptation to extreme environments with microbes
ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1743-0627


Reviews Editor

Katrina Lythgoe, UK - katrina.lythgoe@zoo.ox.ac.uk
Area of Expertise: selection pressures acting on pathogens at different ecological levels
ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7089-7680

Associate Editors

 Area of Expertise: Evolutionary dynamics of virus populations

 Maciej Boni, Vietnam
 Area of Expertise: influenza, dengue, drug resistance, recombination, and mathematical  modeling
 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0830-9630

 James Bull, USA
Area of Expertise: Evolutionary genetics from the molecular to the phenotypic levels,  phage therapy

 Area of Expertise: (i) Evolutionary and ecological factors involved in the emergence,  spread and maintenance of viruses in human populations, (ii) arboviruses and other  vector-borne RNA viruses 
                  ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6533-9302

 Area of Expertise: Viral metagenomics and RNA virus evolution
 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6296-4484

 Area of Expertise: Evolution of Emerging Viruses
 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0753-223X

 Matthias Fischer, Germany
 Area of Expertise: Virophages, Satellite Viruses
 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4014-3626

 Area of Expertise: Evolutionary epidemiology, HIV, outbreaks, virulence
 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2399-9657

 Area of Expertise: Plant-Virus Interaction and Co-Evolution
 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5327-3200

 Yi Guan, Hong Kong
 Area of Expertise: Ecology, evolution and pathogenesis of influenza and other emerging  respiratory viruses
 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7952-5998

 Area of Expertise: Evolution of Insect large DNA viruses, Baculovirus,  Polydnavirus,  Entomopoxvirus, viral discovery, insect viruses, phylogeny, genomic  adaptation
 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5362-6056

 Lia van der Hoek, Netherlands
 Area of Expertise: Virus discovery, viromics
 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2803-642X

 Area of Expertise: Molecular epidemiology and phylodynamics of infectious  diseases
 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8580-6905

 Area of Expertise: Host-virus interactions and the functional consequences on virus    pathogenesis
 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3166-4734

 Marion Koopmans, Netherlands
 Area of Expertise: Public health virology
 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5204-2312

 Mart Krupovic, France
 Area of Expertise: Origins of bacterial, archaeal and eukaryotic viruses; diversity  and  evolution of ssDNA viruses; evolutionary relationships between viruses, plasmids and  transposons
 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5486-0098

 Xavier De Lamballerie, France
 Area of Expertise: Emergence of viral pathologies in human health

 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7895-2720

 Philippe Lemey, Belgium
 Area of Expertise: Evolutionary processes that shape viral genetic diversity
 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2826-5353

 Area of Expertise: Rapidly evolving proteins
 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6005-0016

 Area of Expertise: Evolutionary Systems, Theory of Evolutionary Systems
 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0134-2785

 Darren Martin, S. Africa
 Area of Expertise: The fitness effects of recombination, the evolution of virus  pathogenicity, the evolutionary impacts of genome secondary structure
  ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8785-0870

 Richard Neher, Germany
 Area of Expertise: theory, population genetics, phylogenetics, within host evolution
 ORCID IDhttp://orcid.org/0000-0003-2525-1407

 Leo Poon, Hong Kong
 Area of Expertise: Emerging infectious diseases, Vaccinology, Molecular diagnosis,    Influenza biology
 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8325-8653 

 Andrew Rambaut, UK
 Area of Expertise: Evolution of emerging human viral pathogens

 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4337-3707

 Area of Expertise: evolution and epidemiology of virus infections, and interactions with  their hosts

  Rafael Sanjuán, Spain
 Area of Expertise: Experimental evolution of viruses, mutation rates, virus-host  i  nteractions, oncolytic viruses
  ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1844-545X

 Area of Expertise: Virus ecology and evolution, phage biology, virus-host  interactions
 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3490-7498

 Marco Vignuzzi, France
 Area of Expertise: genetic variability and molecular mechanisms of adaptation,  experimental evolution
 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4400-771X​

 Annemie Vandamme, Belgium
 Area of Expertise: Clinical and Epidemiological Virology 

 ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6594-2766

Social Media editor

Gytis Dudas, UK
Area of Expertise: Evolutionary dynamics of RNA viruses
ORCID ID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0227-4158 


1. Long-term virus evolution; virus taxonomy; host-virus co-evolution and cophylogeny; paleovirology and endogenous viruses; origins of viruses; viral speciation and macroevolution; evolution of viral genes and genome structure.

2. Virus evolutionary dynamics; experimental evolution of viruses; virus population genetics; evolutionary theory; viral robustness and evolvability; virus life history evolution; mutation rates and lethal mutagenesis; phage therapy; virulence evolution.

3. Viral molecular epidemiology; inferring virus transmission using genetic data; phylodynamics; genetic diversity of virus populations; cross-species transmission; viral forensic genetics; evolution and spread of drug resistance; evolution of immune escape; evolutionary aspects of vaccination; virus evolution within infected hosts.

4. Environmental virology; virus ecology; viral metagenomics; virus discovery; genomic technologies; bioinformatic, phylogenetic and evolutionary method relevant to viruses; emerging viruses; marine virology; virus microbiomes.

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