Prof. Mauro Giacca
Director, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Trieste

3D reconstruction of a cell infected by the tick-borne encephalitis virus showing the membranes of the ER (green) with the replication vesicles induced by the virus (yellow) and the assembled new virions (red). Image from a recent publication of the group in the Journal of Virology. The TBE virus is endemic in Europe, including Hungary.