Res. Collaboratory for Struct. Bioinform. (RCSB) Protein Data Bank (PDB) Advisory Committee – 2009
President, Am. Society for Virology (Executive Council ’07-‘09) – 2007-2008
ASV representative to International Union of Microbiological Societies – 2005-2008
Co-organizer, 7th, 8th, 9th International Symposium on Positive-Strand RNA Viruses – 2004, 2007, 2010
Guest editor, special edition of Virus Research – 2003
FDA Site Visit Panel, Laboratory of Methods Development – 2003
I presently serve as a consultant for seven national and international firms on the production and use of cell-free translation systems; protein expression with viral IRESes; development and assay of recombinant vaccines; identification of anti-picornaviral drugs aimed at specific viral proteases; computer based-methods of sequence analysis, and topological assessments of RNA folding patterns.
International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses, Executive Committee – 1999-2005