Moses Adoga

Nasarawa State UniversityNigeria

Moses P. Adoga is a lecturer in the Department of Microbiology, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nigeria. Being an experienced scientist, he has brought his previous experience in a biotechnology industry to bear in his current research and teaching endeavour. He has published several publications in international journals and presented his research findings in several international conferences. He is an invited Editorial Board Member of Hepatitis Monthly (journal) and an invited reviewer of several international journals including those of BMC series . He is a member of the International AIDS Society and currently an abstract mentor for the 2012 XIX International AIDS Conference, Washington DC, USA. An alumnus of the University of Jos, Nigeria, and a PhD grant recipient of the Nigerian Education Trust Fund (ETF), he is currently a postgraduate scholar in the Department of Bioinformatics, University of Leicester, United Kingdom. His PhD interest is the in silico evaluation of HIV-1-to-human protein interactions with the investigation of drug targets as one of the objectives. Adoga intends to establish a bioinformatics institute in Nigeria in the future to further his research and train scientists in bioinformatics, proteomics and genomics; as these fast advancing fields of research hold great promise for drug discovery and biotechnology.

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This book covers various aspects of Molecular Virology. The first chapter discusses HIV-1 reservoirs and latency and how these twin phenomena have remained a challenge to eradication. Aspects regarding the molecular evolution of hepatitis viruses including their genetic diversities with implications for vaccine development are treated in the second chapter. Metabolic disorders that are a consequence of hepatitis C virus infection are discussed in the succeeding chapter. The following two chapters discuss influenza C virus and the applications of viral vectors in therapeutic research. Avian influenza is handled in the sixth chapter and the therapeutic potential of belladonna-200 against japanese encephalitis virus infection is discussed in the succeeding chapter. The last two chapters discuss baculoviruses and their interaction with polydnaviruses. Researchers, lecturers and students will find this book an indispensable companion.

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