Bay Area Viruses Symposium

6th Annual Symposium - 2016

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The 6th Annual Bay Area Symposium on Viruses will be held on Friday, May 27th 2016 at the Li Ka Shing Center for Biomedical Sciences, UC Berkeley.

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The Schedule:

   
8:00am - 9:00am Registration Check-in
9:00am  Introductions and Welcome Remarks
9:15am 

James Hurley, UC Berkeley

In vitro reconstitution of aspects of HIV-1 particle biogenesis

9:45am

Steven Deeks, UC San Francisco

Immunology of HIV Persistence: Implications for the Development of a Cure
10:15am

Robert Rawle, Boxer Lab, Stanford University 

DNA-Lipids: A Tool to Disentangle Virus Receptor Binding from Membrane Fusion

10:30am Coffee Break
11:00am 

Amy Kistler, Novartis Institute of Biomedical Research

Pathogen Discovery in Theiler's disease, a Mysterious Hepatitis in Horses 

11:30am

Marion Lanteri, Blood Systems Research Institute

Insights into the Natural History of Zika Virus Infection in Humans from Studies of Blood Donors

12:00pm

Shahzada Khan, Sanjabi Lab, Gladstone Institutes

Minimal Sensing of Viral RNA Delays T cell Immunity after Vaginal Viral Transmission

12:15pm

Lunch

1:00pm

Panel Discussion: The Zika Virus Outbreak

Marion Lanteri (BSRI), Eva Harris (UC Berkeley), Daphne Ma (Gilead), Lark Coffey (UC Davis), Moderator: Philip Norris (BSRI)

2:00pm

Christine Livingston, Gilead Sciences

Hepatitis B Virus X Protein Degrades the Host Smc5/6 Complex to Promote Viral Transcription

2:30pm 

Yvonne Maldonado, Stanford University

Epidemiologic Principles in the Global Elimination of Polioviruses

3:00pm

Michel Tassetto, Andino Lab, UC San Francisco

Nucleic-acid Based Adaptive Immunity in Drosophila

3:15pm  Coffee break
3:45pm 

Jonna Mazet, UC Davis

Changing the Infectious Disease Paradigm: From Response to Prevention

4:15pm 

Sarah Gilbertson, Glaunsinger Lab, UC Berkeley

Accelerated Cytoplasmic mRNA Decay Impacts RNAPII Transcription in Mammalian Cells

4:30pm - 6:00pm  Poster Session and Networking Reception