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Professional Activities

Memberships in Professional Societies
1) 2001 – present   American Society for Microbiology
2) 2006 – present   American Society for Virology
3) 2009 – present   Society of Chinese Bio-scientists in America
4) 2013 – present   American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
 
Editorships, Editorial Boards and Journal Reviews 
1) Associate Editor
    2012 – present  Virology Journal (BioMed Central, UK)
2) Invited Guest Associate Editor
     2014  PLOS Pathogens (USA)
3) Editor
    2015 – 2018  Archives of Virology (Springer, Austria)
4) Editorial Board Member
    2009 – present    Retrovirology (BioMed Central, UK)
    2012 – present     Journal of Virology & Antiviral Research (USA)
5) Ad hoc Journal Reviewer since 2005 (>30 journals, review >15 manuscripts per year)
 
AIDS, AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses, AIDS Res Ther., Antimicrob Agents Chemother., Antiviral Res. Biochemistry, Blood, Current HIV Research, Emerg Microbes Infect., Expert Rev Proteomics., J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr., J Antimicrob Chemother. J Biol Chem., J Clin Invest., J Exp Med., J Med Virol., J Leukoc Biol., J Vis Exp., J Virol., HIV Therapy, Immunotherapy, Nat Commun., PLoS One, PLoS Pathogens, PNAS, Retrovirology, Retrovirology: Research and Treatment, Trends Immunol., Virology, Viruses, Virus Research, etc.
 
International and National Review Committees (Invited Reviewer)
(a) International Review Committees
1)  2009     Human Frontier Science Program, Strasbourg Cedex, France.
2)  2011     The Research Foundation Flanders, Belgium.
3)  2011     Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, Swindon, UK.
4)  2012     The Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, Lisboa, Portugal.
5)  2013     The Research Council, University of Leuven, Belgium.
6)  2013     Medical Research Council, Swindon, UK.
7)  2013     The AIDS Fonds Netherlands, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
8)  2013     The Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, Lisboa, Portugal.
9)  2014-present    Andy Kaplan Retrovirology Prize review committee. Cold Spring Harbor Retroviruses Meeting.
10) 2014     Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, Swindon, UK.
11) 2014     Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, China.
12) 2014     The Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, Lisboa, Portugal.
13) 2014     Career Development Awards, Medical Research Council, Swindon, UK.
14) 2015     Excellence Prizes of the Research Foundation – Flanders, Belgium.
 
(b) National Review Committees
  NIH Study Section Regular Member (6-year term)
  2014 - 2020       AIDS Molecular and Cellular Biology (AMCB).
 
  NIH Study Sections (Ad hoc Member since 2006)
  • Immunity and Pathogenesis in AIDS (Special Emphasis Panel, SEP)
  • Challenge Grants Review Panel 21 (SEP)
  • HIV Immunology and Vaccine (SEP).
  • HIV/AIDS Vaccines (SEP).
  • HIV/AIDS Research Related Pre- and Post-doctoral Fellowships (SEP).
  • AIDS Immunology and Pathogenesis (AIP)
  • AIDS Molecular and Cellular Biology (AMCB)
  • HIV Program Project (P01) National Institute on Aging, NIH.
  Foundations and Institution Review Committees
  •  2009     MacArthur Fellowship candidates, John and Catherine MacArthur Foundation, Chicago, IL.
  •  2009     The Campbell Foundation, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  •  2010     amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, New York, NY.
  •  2012     Center for AIDS Research Developmental Core, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
  •  2015     amfAR, Mathilde Krim Fellowships. The Foundation for AIDS Research, New York, NY.