Marc H.V. Van Regenmortel
CNRS, School of Biotechnology
Marc H V Van Regenmortel is currently an Emeritus Research Director at the CNRS (French National Research Center) in the School of Biotechnology of the University of Strasbourg, France. He was for 22 years Director of the Immunochemistry Laboratory at the CNRS Molecular Biology Institute in Strasbourg and previously was a professor at several universities in South Africa and France. He served (1984-1990) as Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Virology Division of the International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS) and was Secretary General of IUMS from 1990 to 1999. He was also for six years (1996-2002) President of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses. He supervised the research work of 30 PhD students and has published 400 research and review papers as well as 17 books in the fields of Virology and Immunochemistry. In 2009 he co-edited with Brian Mahy of the CDC in Atlanta, the third edition of the Encyclopedia of Virology in 5 volumes published by Elsevier. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of Archives of Virology, Journal of Molecular Recognition and Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research; An Associate Editor of Advances in Virus Research, Frontiers in Immunotherapies and Vaccines, Journal of Immunological Methods, ISRN Immunology and Bionomina.
General virology, Immunochemistry of viruses, viral diagnostics, synthetic peptide vaccines, HIV vaccines, SPR biosensors, viral taxonomy, philosophy of science