Bay Area Viruses Symposium

8th Annual Symposium - 2018

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8th ANNUAL BAY AREA SYMPOSIUM ON VIRUSES

Friday June 1, 2018

245 Li Ka Shing Center,  UC Berkeley

Registration check-in: 8AM - 9AM

Symposium: 9AM - 5PM

Networking and poster session: 5PM - 6PM

 

The Schedule:

8:00am Registration Check-in & Breakfast
8:45am Introduction and Welcome Remarks
9:00am

Kimberly Seed, UC Berkeley

Fighting with phages: how epidemic Vibrio cholerae defends against viral attack

9:30am

Andrea Gramatica, Greene Lab, Gladstone

Identification of a Promising New Class of HIV-Latency Reversing Agents

9:40am

Priya Shah, UC Davis

Understanding virus replication and pathogenesis through comparative flavivirus-host protein-protein interaction mapping

10:15am

Melanie Ott (Gladstone)

Cynthia Bolovan-Fritts Award

10:25am Coffee Break
11:00am

Jerome Deval, AliosBioPharma

Innovation and trends in the development and approval of antiviral medicines: 1987-2017 and beyond

11:30am

Karim Majzoub, Carette Lab, Stanford

An RNA-Centric Dissection of Host Complexes Controlling Flavivirus Infection

11:45pm

Jing Jin, Blood Systems Research Institute

One stone, three birds: antiviral mechanisms for multi-functional antibodies

12:15pm Lunch, Poster, and Networking Session
2:00pm

Alan FrankelUC San Francisco

Evolution, interactions, and modifications of the HIV Tat and Rev regulatory proteins

2:30pm

Matthew Gardner, Glaunsinger Lab, UCB

The KSHV protein ORF68 is a proteasome-manipulating nuclease required for DNA packaging

2:45pm

Elena BekermanGilead Sciences

TLR7 agonists for HIV

3:15pm

Fabio Zanini, Quake Lab, Stanford

viscRNA-Seq: Single cell transcriptional dynamics of virus infections

3:30pm Coffee Break
4:00pm

Marius Walter, Verdin Lab, Buck Institute

A New therapeutic Strategy against herpesviruses

4:15pm

Karla KirkegaardStanford

Differential and convergent utilization of autophagy components by positive-strand RNA viruses

4:45pm

Lisa Kronstad, Blish Lab, Stanford

Discovering how Natural Killer cells catch the Flu

5:00pm Best Poster Award
5:05pm

Poster Session and Reception