Virus Disease Journal

Virus Disease is the official journal of Indian Virological Society published quarterly with Springer. The Journal publishes original research on all aspects of viruses infecting animal, human, plant, fish and other living organisms. The specific areas include the biological and molecular description/characterization of viruses, molecular diagnosis, host–virusinteraction, epidemiology, transboundary movement of the virus, vector biology, vector control, vaccines, antiviral agents, transgenic, host resistance and management options.

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Editorial Board
Prof (Dr) Shailendra Saxena, FRCPath (UK)
Editor in Chief, VirusDisease, Springer Nature,
Vice Dean,
Professor & Head,
Centre for Advance Research,
King George's Medical University (KGMU),

Ex-officio members
Dr. R. K. Singh
Prof (Dr) Yaspal Singh Malik


Plant Virology
Dr. A. Ishwara Bhat, Indian Institute of Spices Research, India
Dr. Anirban Roy, Advanced Centre of Plant Virology, New Delhi, India
Dr. Jiban Kumar Kundu, Crop Research Institute, Czech Republic
Dr. K. Izadpanah, Shiraz University, Iran
Prof. (Dr) Shin-ichi Fuji, Akita Prefectural University, Japan
Dr. R. Selvarajan, National Research Centre for Banana, India
Dr. Lava Kumar,International Institute of Tropical Agriculture,Nigeria
Dr. Indranil Dasgupta, University of Delhi, India

Medical Virology
Dr. Rajeev Kaul, Department of Microbiology, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi
Dr. Paban Kumar Dash, Division of Virology, Defense R & D Establishment, Gwalior, India
Dr. Manish Kumar, Department of Biophysics, University of Delhi South Campus, New Delhi, India
Dr. Milan Surjit, Virology laboratory, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Research Centre, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Faridabad, Haryana, India.
Dr. Harish Changotra, Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Jaypee University of Information Technology, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India
Dr. Provash C. Sadhukhan, Division of Virus Laboratory, ICMR-NICED, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Dr. Faseeha Noordeen, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Dr. M. M. Parida, Defence Research and Development Establishment, India
Dr. Simanti Datta, Centre for Liver Research, IPGMER, India
Dr. Udaykumar Ranga, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India
Dr. Jayanta Bhattacharya, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, India
Dr. Tathagata Choudhuri, Institute of Life Sciences, India
Dr. Sunil Baidya, National Institute of Virology, India
Dr. Soma Chattopadhyay, Institute of Life Sciences, India

Veterinary Virology
Dr. Divakar Hemadri, Project Directorate on Animal Disease Monitoring and Surveillance, India
Dr. J. Bayry, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM), France
Dr. N. Mishra, High Security Animal Disease Laboratory, IVRI, India
Dr. V. Balamurugan, Project Directorate on Animal Disease Monitoring and Surveillance, India
Dr. V. Bhanuprakash, Indian Veterinary Research Institute Regional Station-Bangalore, India
Dr. Baldev R Gulati, ICAR-National Research Centre on Equines, Hisar, Haryana, India
Dr. Nagendrakumar Balasubramanian Singanallur, Transboundary Diseases Mitigation, Csiro Health and Biosecurity, Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness, (formerly Australian Animal Health Laboratory), Geelong, VIC, Australia
Dr. Chakradhar Tosh, ICAR-National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases, (OIE Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza), Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

Fisheries Virology
Dr. Arun Kumar Dhar, University of Arizona, USA
Dr. Indrani Karunasagar, Nitte University, Mangalore, India
Dr. K. Riji John, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, India
Dr. K.V. Rajendran, Central Institute of Fisheries Education, India



Dr Raj Kumar Singh
Former-Director/Vice Chancellor
ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute (Deemed University), Izatnagar, India

Vice President

Plant Virology
Prof. Indranil Dasgupta
Department of Plant Molecular Biology
University of Delhi South Campus
New Delhi, India

Medical Virology
Prof. V. Ravi
NIMHANS, Bangalore,

Veterinary Virology
Prof. (Dr) Indrani Karunasagar
Dr Director ( R & D), Nitte Deemed to be University & Nitte University Centre for Science Education and Research
Director, UNESCO MIRCEN for Marine Biotechnology
University Enclave, Medical Sciences Complex
Mangalore, Karnataka

Secretary General
Prof. (Dr) Yashpal S. Malik
College of Animal Biotechnology,
Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Science University (GADVASU),
Ludhiana - 141004, Punjab, India


Plant Virology
R. Selvarajan
Principal Scientist (Plant Pathology-Virology)
ICAR - National Research Centre for Banana
Thogamalai Road, Thayanur Post
Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu

Medical Virology
Prof. (Dr.) Shailendra K. Saxena
FRCPath (UK)
Vice Dean and Head
Centre for Advance Research (CFAR)
King George's Medical University (KGMU)
Lucknow, India

Veterinary Virology
Dr Baldev R Gulati
Principal Scientist,
ICAR-National Research Centre on Equines,
Hisar, Haryana, India

Dr. R.P. Pant
Principal Scientist,
Division of Plant Pathology
Indian Agricultural Research Institute
Pusa, New Delhi

Secretary General, IVS
Prof. (Dr) Yashpal S. Malik
College of Animal Biotechnology
Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Science University (GADVASU)
Ludhiana 141004, Punjab, India