Arthropod borne viral infections: current status and research: The Eighth Sir Dorabji Tata Symposium, D. Raghunath, C. Durga Rao, editors (Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co. Ltd., New Delhi) 2008. Pages: 430. Price: not quoted. The proceedings of the 8th Sir Dorabji Tata Symposium on “Arthropod borne viral infections: current status and research” held at Bangalore in March 2008, are a compilation of 26 papers presented at the These presentations unfold various aspects of arboviruses of human health importance, with the thrust on dengue virus. The other viruses covered were Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV), Chandipura virus, Kyasanur forest disease (KFD) virus, Alphaviruses and Jest Nile virus (WNV).