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Vaccines for Infectious Diseases: immune mechanisms to vaccine development and clinical implementation

Guest Editors:
Rajib Deb: ICAR-National Research Center on Pig, India
Sandeep Kumar Dhanda: St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, USA
Wen-Qiang He: University of Sydney, Australia

Submission Status: Open until 30 June 2023

Tissue Engineering

Guest Editors:

Hon Fai Chan: The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Kulwinder Kaur: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Ireland
Subhadeep Roy: National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), India

Submission Status: Open until 30 April 2023

Biocontrol strategies: An Eco-smart tool for integrated pest & diseases management

Guest Editors:
Suresh Janardhan Gawande (ICAR-Directorate of Onion and Garlic Research, Pune, India)
Durgesh Kumar Jaiswal (Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, India)
Ram Krishna (ICAR-Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi, India)
Soumia P. S. (ICAR-Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi, India)
Anukool Vaishnav (University of Zurich, Switzerland)

Submission Status: Open until 30 March 2023


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Reviewer acknowledgements 2013
Collection published: 26 February 2014

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