Bay Area Viruses Symposium

4th Annual Symposium - 2014

The 4th Annual Bay Area Symposium on Viruses will be held Friday, May 30, 2014!


PLENARY SPEAKERS: 

Ann Arvin (Stanford) 
"Molecular mechanisms of varicella-zoster virus pathogenesis"
(2:30 pm) 

Jody Baron (UCSF) 
"A mouse model of human hepatitis B:  A tool to identify and test therapeutic targets"  
(9:15 am) 

Laurent Coscoy (UC Berkeley) 
"A role for activation-induced cytidine deaminase in innate immune defense against KSHV"
(3:45 pm) 

Bryce Falk (UC Davis) 
"Criniviruses have the most complex genomes and virions of +sense ssRNA plant viruses"
(9:45 am) 

Romas Geleziunas (Gilead) 
"Concepts of combination therapy for HIV eradication"
(2:00 pm) 

Peter S. Kim (Stanford) 
"The gp41 Pre-Hairpin Intermediate as a Vaccine Target"
(11:10 am) 

Philip Norris (BSRI) 
"Immune determinates of WNV infection outcome"
(11:40 am) 

 

ORAL PRESENTATION SUBMISSION FINALISTS: 

Ashley Acevedo (UCSF)
"APOBEC3H: A novel riboviral effector"
(3:00 pm) 


Xing Cheng (MedImmune)
"Developing novel Newcastle disease virus as oncolytic virus for virotherapy"
(10:15 am) 


Zoe Davis (UC Berkeley)
"Global mapping of herpesvirus-host protein complexes reveals a novel transcription strategy for late genes"
(12:10 pm) 


Elizabeth Tanner (Stanford)
"Suppressing antiviral resistance via dominant drug targets"
(4:15 pm) 
 

Please be sure to join the lunch time industry/career roundtable in room 125 LKS as well as the poster and networking session.


REGISTRATION: 
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! 
Registration ends May 23, 2014!