Virologica Sinica is an academic journal bimonthly. It started in 1986 and edited by both Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences ( WIV CAS) and Chinese Society for Microbiology (CSM), and copublished with Springer-Verlag Press globally from 2008. There are 47 scientists from different virological domains in the editorial board. Thirty eight scientists are from different universities, institutes and laboratories in China, four from USA, two from Australia, one from Germany, one from Canada and one from the Netherlands,. Three of them are Academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ( Prof. Po Tien, Prof. Xin-yuan LIU, Prof. Lian-hui XIE), One is the Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (Prof. Huan-chun CHEN). The Journal publishes original scientific papers of high level, it's guiding principle emphasizes reporting new research result of theory and application of virology spheres on disease control and prevention, manufacture of medicine, plant protection, veterinary medicine, live-stock husbandry, aquatic production, etc.