Aims & Scope

npj Viruses considers all aspects of basic, translational, and clinical virology research.

The journal covers a broad range of topics including but not limited to:

  • Viral pathogenesis and host interactions
  • Structural virology
  • Viral genomics and evolution
  • Viral immunology and vaccine development
  • Emerging and re-emerging viruses
  • Antiviral drugs and therapeutics
  • Viral oncology and cancer virology
  • Viral vectors and gene therapy
  • Plant viruses and viral plant diseases
  • Veterinary virology and animal viruses
  • Viral ecology and environmental virology
  • Viral bioinformatics and computational virology
  • Bacteriophages

The journal offers more choice to Nature Portfolio authors who are seeking a fully open-access and more inclusive platform for publishing their work. The journal is led by virology experts who collaborate to cultivate high-quality research. As part of the npj Series, this journal focuses on fostering global partnerships with the research community and other Springer Nature journals.