Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor: Virology Journal 
  • Invited Guest Associate Editor (2014): PLOS Pathogens
  • Editorial Board member of Retrovirology
  • Editorial Board member of Retrovirology: Research and Treatment 
  • Editorial Board member of Emerging Microbes and Infections
  • Editorial Board member of Journal of Virology & Antiviral Research
  • Regular Member: NIH Study Section: AIDS Molecular and Cellular Biology (2014-2020)
  • Member, Andy Kaplan Retrovirology Prize review committee of the Cold Spring Harbor Annual Retroviruses meeting (2014-present)
  • Ad hoc grant reviewer: International Committees (Invited Reviewer)
            1)   10/2009     Human Frontier Science Program, Strasbourg Cedex, France.
    2)   05/2011     The Research Foundation Flanders, Belgium.
            3)   12/2011     Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, Swindon, UK.
            4)   07/2012     The Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, Lisboa, Portugal.
            5)   02/2013     The Research Council, University of Leuven, Belgium.
            6)   03/2013    Medical Research Council, Swindon, UK.
    7)   04/2013     The AIDS Fonds Netherlands, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
    8)   11/2013     The Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, Lisboa, Portugal.
            9)   03/2014-    Andy Kaplan Retrovirology Prize review committee. 2014 Cold Spring Harbor Retroviruses    meeting and future annual meetings.
          10)   04/2014     Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, Swindon, UK.
  11)   05/2014     Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, China.
          12)   07/2014     The Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, Lisboa, Portugal.
          13)   11/2014     Career Development Awards, Medical Research Council, Swindon, UK.
  14)   01/2015     Excellence Prizes of the Research Foundation – Flanders, Belgium

National Review Committees (Invited Grant Reviewer or Evaluator) 

NIH Study Sections (Ad hoc Member)

1) 11/2006     Immunity and Pathogenesis in AIDS (Special Emphasis Panel, SEP).

2) 06/2009     Challenge Grants Review Panel 21 (SEP).

3) 07/2010     HIV Immunology and Vaccine (SEP). Bethesda, MD.

4) 12/2010     HIV/AIDS Vaccines (SEP). Bethesda, MD.

5) 04/2012     HIV/AIDS research related pre- and post-doctoral fellowships.

6) 03/2013     HIV/AIDS research related pre- and post-doctoral fellowships.

7) 12/2013     AIDS Immunology and Pathogenesis (AIP). Washington DC.

8) 01/2014     AIDS Special Emphasis Panel (ZRG1 AIPJ 09)

9) 03/2014     AIDS Molecular and Cellular Biology (AMCB). Los Angeles, CA.

 

     Foundations and Institution Review Committees (Invited reviewer for grants/fellowships)

1) 07/2009     MacArthur Fellowship candidates, The MacArthur Fellows Program, John and Catherine MacArthur     Foundation, Chicago, IL.

2) 08/2009     The Campbell Foundation, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

3) 03/2010     amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, New York, NY.

4) 11/2012     New Investigator Awards from the Center for AIDS Research Developmental Core, University of                   Washington and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA.

  • Manuscript reviewer: 

2005 – present AIDS, Journal of Virology, Virology

2006 – present AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, AIDS Research and Therapy, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy                                      

2007 – present Journal of Experimental Medicine, Journal of Medical Virology, Retrovirology, Retrovirology: Research and Treatment, Trends in Immunology

2008 – present Blood, Journal of Biological Chemistry

2009 – present Expert Review of Proteomics, HIV Therapy, Immunotherapy

2010 – present Journal of AIDS, PLoS ONE, PLoS Pathogens, Viruses, Virus Research

2011 – present Journal of Visualized Experiments, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Emerging Microbes and Infections

2013 – present Biochemistry

2014 – present Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Journal of Leukocyte Biology, PNAS, Nature Communications