Journal of Virology
|Journal of Virology|
|Abbreviated title (ISO 4)||J. Virol., JVI|
|Edited by||Lynn W. Enquist|
|Publisher||American Society for Microbiology (United States)|
|Open access||After 4 months|
The Journal of Virology is an academic journal that covers research concerning viruses, using cross-disciplinary approaches including biochemistry, biophysics, cell and molecular biology, genetics, immunology, morphology, physiology and pathogenesis. Established in 1967, it is published twice monthly by the American Society for Microbiology (ASM).
Like other primary journals from the ASM, research papers are currently available free online four months after print publication.
Its 2011 impact factor was 5.402, with a ranking of sixth of 32 journals in virology. The journal is indexed in Agricola, BIOSIS, Chemical Abstracts, Current Contents, EMBASE, Medline/Index Medicus and Science Citation Index.
As of 2013, the Editor-in-Chief is Rozanne M. Sandri-Goldin (University of California, Irvine, USA) (2012–present). Past Editors-in-Chief include Lynn Enquist (2002–2012), Thomas Shenk (1994–2002) and Arnold J. Levine (1984–1994).
- Thomson Reuters 2011 Journal Citation Reports (accessed 3 August 2012)
- American Society for Microbiology: ASM Announces Appointments of New Editors In Chief for CMR and JVI (accessed 23 January 2013)
- Enquist LW. (2012) Ten years under the JVI flag. Journal of Virology 86: 7025–7026 (text)