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Helminths and helminthic disease section edited by Editor-in-Chief Aneta Kostadinova
This section publishes articles relating to parasitic Platyhelminthes, Nematoda and Acanthocephala including host-parasite relationships, epidemiology and disease, molecular taxonomy and phylogenetics, life-cycles and intermediate hosts, population genetics and community ecology. Manuscripts that do not fit within the remit of other subject editors can also be submitted to this section. All enquiries relating to journal policy and suitability of submissions should be addressed to the Editor-in-Chief.

Parasites of veterinary importance section edited by Emanuele Brianti
This section publishes articles relating to parasites and parasitic diseases of domestic, companion and farm animals including studies on biology, epidemiology, pathology, immunology, diagnosis and control. Studies relating to wildlife helminthic disease reservoirs and to ectoparasites and vectors of veterinary significance that do not fit within the remits of the other sections will also be considered.

Vector-borne zoonoses and One Health section edited by Filipe Dantas-Torres
This section publishes studies relating to parasitoses and vector-borne diseases of zoonotic or veterinary significance and includes Leishmania parasites, phlebotomine sand flies, triatomines, tick-borne pathogens and ticks, including taxonomy, biology, phylogenetics, diagnosis, ecology and control.

Dipteran vectors and associated disease section edited by Indra Vythilingam
This section publishes studies pertaining to the systematics, phylogenetics, identification (including new species descriptions), population genetics, bionomics, distribution, predictive mapping, diagnostics, biosurveillance and control of dipteran vectors and their associated diseases, particularly  Aedes, Anopheles, Culex, Glossina and Simulium.

Protozoan biology and disease section edited by Frank Katzer
This section publishes studies looking at all aspects of protozoan cell biology, host-parasite interactions and pathogenicity including pathogenic mechanisms, virulence factors, host invasion, immune evasion, host defence, and immunity.

Parasite genetics, genomics and proteomics section edited by Xing-Quan Zhu
This section publishes studies applying platform technologies to the innovation of diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines for parasitic diseases.

Article collections section edited by Aneta Kostadinova to whom enquiries related to article collections should be addressed.

Associate Editors: Helminths and helminthic diseases
Hesham Al-Mekhlafi, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Ana Pérez-del-Olmo, University of Valencia, Spain
Martin Walker, Royal Veterinary College and Imperial College London, UK
Bonnie Webster, Natural History Museum, UK

Associate Editor: Parasites of veterinary importance
Carla Maia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

Associate Editors: Vector-borne zoonoses and One Health
Iliano Vieira Coutinho-Abreu, NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, USA
Jérôme Depaquit, University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne, France
Rodrigo Gurgel-Gonçalves, University of Brazil Asa Norte, Brazil
Michalis Kotsyfakis, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
Andrei Daniel Mihalca, University of Agricultural Sciences & Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Agustin Estrada Peña, University of Zaragoza, Spain

Associate Editors: Dipteran vectors and associated diseases
Basile Kamgang, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine/OCEAC, Cameroon
Catherine Moyes, University of Oxford, UK 
Fredros Okumu, Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania
Natacha Protopopoff, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK
Tanya Russell, James Cook University, Australia
David Weetman, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
Charles Wondji, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK

Associate Editors: Protozoan biology and diseases
Anna Bajer, University of Warsaw, Poland
Joel Barratt, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Oak Ridge Associated Universities, USA
Kevin M Tyler, University of East Anglia, UK
Eldin Talundzic, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

Associate Editors: Parasite genetics, genomics and proteomics
Cinzia Cantacessi, University of Cambridge, UK
Chunlei Su, University of Tennessee, USA

Associate Editor: Article collections
Luis Cardoso, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal

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