Journal of Virology

The Journal of Virology is a biweekly peer-reviewed scientific journal that covers research concerning all aspects of virology. It was established in 1967 and is published by the American Society for Microbiology. Research papers are available free online four months after print publication.

Journal of Virology
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Edited byRozanne M. Sandri-Goldin
Publication details
Delayed, after 6 months
4.501 (2019)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Virol.
ISSN0022-538X (print)
1098-5514 (web)
OCLC no.422052558

The editor-in-chief is Rozanne M. Sandri-Goldin (University of California, Irvine, California) (2012–present).[1] Past editors-in-chief include Lynn W. Enquist (2002–2012), Thomas Shenk (1994–2002), and Arnold J. Levine (1984–1994).[1][2]

Abstracting and indexingEdit

The journal is abstracted and indexed in AGRICOLA, Biological Abstracts, BIOSIS Previews, Chemical Abstracts, Current Contents, EMBASE, MEDLINE/Index Medicus/PubMed, and the Science Citation Index Expanded. Its 2015 impact factor was 4.606, ranking it fifth out of 33 journals in the category "Virology".[3]


  1. ^ a b American Society for Microbiology: ASM Announces Appointments of New Editors In Chief for CMR and JVI (accessed 23 January 2013)
  2. ^ Enquist LW. (2012) Ten years under the JVI flag. Journal of Virology 86: 7025–7026 (text)
  3. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Virology". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013.

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