Bay Area Viruses Symposium

7th Annual Symposium - 2017

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Friday, May 19th 2017

9am -5pm: Symposium

5pm - 6pm: Poster Session and Reception

245 Li Ka Shing Center, UC Berkeley

 

The Schedule:

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

Matt Francis, UC Berkeley

Chemically Modified Viral Capsids For The In Vivo Delivery of Drug and Imaging Cargo

9:30am

Alison Hogg, Gilead Sciences

Development of GS-5734: An Adenine Nucleotide Prodrug with Broad Spectrum Antiviral Activity for Treatment of Ebola and Other Emerging Viral Diseases

10:00am

Judd Hultquist, Krogan Lab, UCSF

High-throughput Genome Engineering in Primary Cells for the Study of Host-Pathogen Interactions

10:15am Coffee Break
10:45am

Taia Wang, Stanford University

Activating IgG Fc Domain Repertoire Predicts Severe Disease in Secondary Dengue Infection

11:15am

Satish Pillai, Blood Systems Research Institute

Markers and Modulators of the Latent HIV Reservoir

11:45pm

Micheal Vahey, Fletcher Lab, UC Berkeley

The value of being different:  phenotypic variability and plasticity in influenza A virus

12:00pm Lunch
12:30pm-1:30pm

Panel Discussion - Science and the Media: Effective communication to engage the public and influence policy

Mike Eisen (UC Berkeley), Charles Chiu (UC San Francisco) Danielle Venton (KQED), Alison Farrell (Nature Medicine), Bob Sanders (UC Berkeley)

2:00pm

Lark Coffey, UC Davis

Zika virus infection dynamics in experimentally infected mosquitoes and pregnant macaques

2:30pm

Shomyseh Sanjabi, Gladstone Institutes

Antiviral Immunity to Zika Virus in the Female Reproductive Tract

3:00pm

Paul Jordan, Alios BioPharma

Role of the Priming Loop on RNA Synthesis and Capping Activities in Respiratory Syncytial Virus Polymerase

3:15pm Coffee Break
3:45pm

Amy Kistler, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub

Genomics-based Platforms to Enable High Throughput Comparative Virology

4:15pm

Emilia Vanni, Arvin Lab, Stanford University

Latency-Associated Transcript Locus is a virulence factor for lytic Herpes Simplex Virus 1 infection in human skin

4:30pm

Poster Session and Reception


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