Monthly Archives: February 2009

Invitation from Carlos Brites to attend the 14th International Conference on Human Retrovirology, Brazil

On behalf of the organizing committee for the  International Conference of  Retrovirology Society-HTLV, we are pleased to invite researchers, physicians and all the professionals interested in the HTLV field to attend the meeting that will be held in Salvador, Brazil, 2-5 July, 2009. Salvador, “the city of joy” is one of the most beautiful cities… Read more »


EFBIC RED Project for Europe-China exchange visit

As awardees of the EFBIC RED Project, for Europe-China exchange visit, the Virology Unit at the Cancer Institute in Naples, last week hosted Prof. Bin Gao, Dir of the Center for Molecular Immunology, Inst of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijin and Prof. Wenlin Huang, Dir of the Molecular Virology Dept, Inst of Microbiology, Chinese… Read more »


Second Annual International African-Caribbean Cancer Consortium Conference

Proceedings of the Second Annual International African-Caribbean Cancer Consortium Conference held in Miami, FL, USA last May (12–13 May 2008), have just been published as supplement of the IAC journal. The Conference has been very stimulating and interesting, spanning from epidemiology to molecular biology. It is highly relevant to study populations with African background outside of Africa. When… Read more »


Retrovirology welcomes 7 new editorial board members

Retrovirology welcomes new editorial board members Jeremy Luban, Paul Clapham, Li Wu, Alan Engelman, Roger Pomerantz, Anne-Marie Vandamme, and Vinay Pathak.  We thank departing members Janice Clement, Graham Taylor, Damian Purcell, Juan Lama, Bill Hall, and Chris Aiken for completing their services to the journal.  In 2008, we also lost our dear colleague and board… Read more »

Biology Open Access

Gut Pathogens: supporting advancements in enteric health

Today sees the launch of Gut Pathogens, bringing the number of journals published by BioMed Central to a total of 200, covering a broad range of subjects in biology and medicine. Gut Pathogens is a new open access journal publishing articles on all aspects of the biology and pathogenesis of bacterial, parasitic and viral infections… Read more »