About the Author
Lennart Svensson is the Professor of Molecular Biology at Linkoeping University. He is presently researching virus disease mechanisms and the human genetics of susceptibility, with particular focus on the rotavirus and the norovirus.During his research, he and his team have contributed many important observations to the field regarding the processes of and reactions to these viruses in the human body. Ulrich Desselberger is a Professor in the Department of Medicine, of which he is the director, at the University of Cambridge whilst also actively consulting. He specialises in the molecular biology of rotaviruses. Mary K Estes is the Professor of Virology and Microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine. Mary specialises in gastrointestinal viruses. Her academic career has seen her win many accolades including the Presidency of the American Society for Virology, and more recently the AGA Distinguished Achievement Award. Harry B Greenberg is a Professor of the department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Stanford School of Medicine. On top of this position he also holds the Jospeh D Grant Professorship, is Director of Spectrum and the Senior Associate Dean for Research. Amongst his honors and awards, he has served as president of the American Society of Virology.