Study Group
PSG Members
Past PSG Members
Current membership (2020-2023)
Current chair:    
Nick J. Knowles
Chair: 2005-2014; 2020-present
Member: 1989-present
The Pirbright Institute, Ash Road, Pirbright, Woking, Surrey, GU24 0NF, UNITED KINGDOM. E-mail: nick.knowles@pirbright.ac.uk
Tel: ++ 44 (0)1483 232441
Fax: ++ 44 (0)1483 232448
Kimberley S.M. Benschop
Member: 2022-present
Centre for Infectious Disease Research, Diagnostics and Laboratory Surveillance, Centre for Infectious Disease Control, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, PO Box 1, 3720 BA Bilthoven, THE NETHERLANDS kim.benschop@rivm.nl
Alexander Gorbalenya
Member: 2011-present
Department of Medical Microbiology, Leiden University Medical Center, P.O. Box 9600, E4-P, 2300 RC Leiden, THE NETHERLANDS E-mail: a.e.gorbalenya@lumc.nl
Tel: +31 71 5261436
A. Michael Lindberg
Member: 2005-present
Dept. of Chemistry and Biomedical Sciences, Linnaeus University, S-391 82 Kalmar, SWEDEN. E-mail: michael.lindberg@lnu.se
Tel: ++ 46-(0)480-446240
Fax: ++ 46-(0)480-446262
M. Steven Oberste
Member: 2017-present
Division of Viral Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1600 Clifton Rd. NE, Mailstop A34, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA. E-mail: mbo2@cdc.gov
Ann C. Palmenberg
Member: 1987-present
Dept. of Biochemistry, Institute for Molecular Virology, 527B Bock Laboratories, 1525 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA. E-mail: acpalmen@wisc.edu
Tel: ++ 1 608 262 7519
Fax: ++ 1 608 262 6690
Gábor Reuter
Member: 2011-present
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology Medical School, University of Pécs, H-7624 Szigeti út 12., Pécs, HUNGARY. E-mail: reuter.gabor@pte.hu or
Tel.: +36-72/536-252
Fax: +36-72/536-253
Peter Simmonds
Member: 2010-present
Nuffield Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Oxford, Peter Medawar Building, Sout Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3SY, UNITED KINGDOM. E-mail: peter.simmonds@ndm.ox.ac.uk
Tel: + 44 (0)1865 281233
Tim Skern
Member: 1996-present
Max F. Perutz Laboratories, Medical University of Vienna, Dr. Bohr-Gasse 9/3, A-1090 Vienna, AUSTRIA. E-mail: timothy.skern@muv.ac.at
Tel: ++ 43 1 4277 61620
Fax: ++ 43 1 4277 9616
Caroline Tapparel
Member: 2017-present
University of Geneva Faculty of Medicine, 1 Rue Michel-Servet, 1205 Geneva, SWITZERLAND. E-mail: caroline.tapparel@unige.ch
Patrick C.Y. Woo
Member: 2017-present
Dept. of Microbiology, The University of Hong Kong, HONG KONG SAR. E-mail: pcywoo@hku.hk
Roland Zell
Member: 2005-present
Chair: 2014-2020
Jena University Hospital, Department of Virology and Antiviral Therapy, Hans-Knoell-Strasse 2, D-07745 Jena, GERMANY. E-mail: roland.zell@med.uni-jena.de
Tel: ++ 49 3641 9395711
Fax: ++ 49 3641 9395732