July 2016 cover

Host Factor Expropriation for Viral Replication and Evasion. Image by Yang Luo and Mark Muesing, cover design by Karen Moore

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HIV relies on a variety of cellular proteins to proliferate and persist in infected individuals. In an infected cell, the oligomeric HIV-1 envelope protein (red) recruits different sets of cellular interactors during the extensive maturation from its synthesis in the endoplasmic reticulum (green), through elaborate glycosylation in the Golgi (red; orange in combined) to its destination at the plasma membrane, the site of its incorporation on nascent virions.

Refers to HIV–host interactome revealed directly from infected cells by Luo et al.

Nature Microbiology, 1, 16068 (2016)

Andrew Jermy

Consultant, Germinate

Andrew gained his PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Manchester, UK, studying fungal protein trafficking and secretion. He was subsequently a microbiology editor at Nature for more than a decade, joining Nature Reviews Microbiology in 2008 as an Associate Editor after a brief stint as locum editor on Nature Cell Biology. Over the following 4.5 years Andrew developed a passion for the field, commissioning Reviews and writing on all aspects of microbiology. He also took a keen interest in developing new approaches to communicate with the microbiology community. In January 2013 Andrew joined the Nature team as Senior Editor, handling primary manuscripts from across the field and championing microbiology in Nature’s pages and beyond. Andrew left Nature in April 2015 to become the Chief Editor for the launch of Nature Microbiology. Having helped to establish Nature Microbiology as one of the premier journals in the microbiology publishing landscape, and in search of a better work-life balance, in January 2019 he left Nature to become Chief Publishing Officer (and tea boy) for the family GCSE and A-Level educational resources business established by his wife over the preceding three years.