Virologica Sinica editorial board meeting was held at the Wuhan Institute of Virology on October 9th, 2015. Seven board members, Drs. Xinwen Chen (Editor-in-Chief and the meeting’s host) , Gengfu Xiao, Hong Tang, Zhihong Hu, Zheng-Li Shi, Xulin Chen, and Rongge Yang attended the meeting.
Firstly, the managing editor, Dr. Jiali Si reported on the current situation of the journal. The EIC acknowledged that the progress and the significant strides VS has achieved were mostly due to the tireless efforts by all board members and called for suggestions on how to improve and expand the influence of the journal internationally and suggestions on board renewal. Finally, the attendees had congenial discussions and put forward numerous constructive and practical suggestions on further development of the journal.