Luc Montagnier (1932–2022) Prof. Luc Montagnier died on 8 February 2022 at the age of 89. Montagnier was born on 18 August 1932 in Chabris, France. He studied medicine at the University of Poitiers, graduated from the University of Paris–Sorbonne in 1960, and joined the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS). He came to…Details
The World Society for Virology is a media partner in ESPID 2022 40th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases 9-13 May 2022 Athens & Online The ESPID Meetings give centre-stage to cutting-edge research, put a spotlight on the latest clinical practices, and provide amazing career opportunities for those interested in paediatric…Details
WSV conducts its second election of the the WSV – Executive Committee 2022-2024. WSV kindly invites you to send you vote to the candidates who you think that they will help in the advance of the WSV. Only WSV members are eligible to submitting to send their votes.
With deep sadness we announce the sudden demise of Prof. A.K. Prasad (1937 – 2021), Ex-President, Indian Virological Society who spent his whole career working in virology at the premier institutions of the country at different positions. Prof. Prasad was an excellent researcher and teacher. His research has been associated with all aspects of the…Details
Prof. Hans-Dieter Klenk (1938-2021) was an internationally renowned expert in virus research. From 1985 until his retirement in 2007, he was head of the Institute for Virology at the University of Marburg, Germany. He had a decisive influence on Marburg Institute for Virology and established its international orientation and visibility. Klenk studied medicine and biochemistry in Tübingen, Vienna…Details
Obituary : Statement from World Society for Virology on the passing of Dr. Mavis Agbandje-Mckenna, a world-renowned scientist
Dr. Mavis Agbandje-Mckenna, a world-renowned scientist, structural virologist, mentor, teacher, and beloved colleague, passed away at the age of 57, at her home in Gainesville, Florida on March 3, 2021, after an 8-year battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Mavis was born on April 11, 1963, in Orogun, Nigeria, but moved as an 11-year-old with…Details
A gold medal from South African Research Council for outstanding scientific to Prof. Janusz T Paweska
A gold medal from South African Research Council for outstanding scientific contributions to health research was provided to Prof. Janusz T Paweska. He is a Council Member of the World Society for Virology Head Centre for Emerging and Zoonotic Diseases, NICD, South Africa.
We are pleased to announce that as of October 2020, Virology [ELSEVIER INC] became The Official Journal of the World Society for Virology (WSV). The World Society for Virology (WSV) and Virology will now work together to make science easily available to virologists worldwide. The WSV provides membership to virologists free of charge. Virology offers…Details
The first WSV conference (WSV2021) “Tackling Global Viral Epidemics” It is our pleasure to invite you to the WSV 1st online conference (WSV2021), under the theme of “Tackling Global Viral Epidemics”. The 2021 WSV scientific program will include special symposia on SARS-CoV-2 and other important viral diseases as well as different sessions on different disciplines…Details