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 American Society for Virology (ASV)  - June 18-22, 2016 - Virginia Tech Campus -Blacksburg, Virginia

Program - Symposia

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Saturday, June 18, 2016
Keynote Address
5:30-6:30 pm speaker photo Oncolytic Virotherapy: Past, Present and Future

Stephen J. Russell1, Mayo Clinic, Rochester
1 Keynote Lecture supported by DNAtrix, Inc.
Sunday Symposium: June 19, 2016
I. Virology Is Good for You
Rozanne Sandri-Goldin, Chair, (University of California, Irvine)
8:30-9:05 am speaker photo Structure-Function Analysis of a Signature Herpesvirus Protein

Rozanne Sandri-Goldin2, University of California, Irvine
9:05-9:40 am speaker photo Rhinovirus C and the Origins of Asthma

Ann C. Palmenberg3, University of Wisconsin-Madison
9:40-10:15 am speaker photo Toward an Effective Alternate HIV-1 Vaccine

Michael Farzan4, The Scripps Research Institute
Break (20 minutes)
10:35-11:10 am speaker photo How Gut Microbes Enhance Enteric Virus Infectivity

Julie Pfeiffer5, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
11:15-11:30 am To Be Announced
ASV 2016 Ann Palmenberg Junior Investigator Awardee #1
11:35-11:50 am To Be Announced
ASV 2016 Ann Palmenberg Junior Investigator Awardee #2
2 The Harold S. Ginsberg Lecturer
3 The Bill Joklik Lecturer
4 The Maurice Hilleman Merck Research Laboratories Lecturer
5 Lecture supported by the American Society for Microbiology/Journal of Virology
Monday Symposium: June 20, 2016
II. Viruses and Their Hosts
Michaela Gack, Chair, (University of Chicago)
8:30-9:05 am speaker photo Viral Tactics to Evade Innate Immune Detection

Michaela Gack, University of Chicago
9:05-9:40 am speaker photo Cell-autonomous Suppression of HIV Infection

Michael H. Malim6, King’s College, London
Break (20 minutes)
10:00-10:35 am speaker photo Host Factors that Determine Influenza Host Range

Wendy Barclay7, Imperial College, London
10:35-11:10 am speaker photo Paleo-virology and the Ancient Origins of HIV-1

Michael Emerman, Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center
11:15 a.m. ASV Business Meeting
6 Lecture supported by PLOS Pathogens (Public Library of Science)
7 The Eli Lilly and Company Lecturer
Tuesday Symposium: June 21, 2016
III. Viruses and Disease
Stephanie Karst, Chair, (University of Florida, Gainesville)
8:30-9:05 a.m speaker photo The Interplay between Noroviruses and Commensal Bacteria

Stephanie Karst8, University of Florida, Gainesville
9:05-9:40 am speaker photo Be Faithful to Your Quasi-species: Coronavirus Proofreading and Replication Fidelity

Mark R. Denison9, Vanderbilt University
9:40-10:15 am speaker photo Ebola in West Africa: Distinct Pathogen, Unfortunate Circumstances or Inadequate Response?

Heinz U. Feldmann10, National Institutes of Health, NIAID
Break (20 minutes)
10:35-11:10 am speaker photo Differences in Alphavirus Immune Avoidance Strategies Underlie Unique Characteristics of Vertebrate Disease

William B. Klimstra11, University of Pittsburgh
11:10-11:45 am speaker photo Modulation of Innate Immunity by Dengue Virus: Feeling the STING
Ana Fernandez-Sesma, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
8 The Bernard Fields Lecturer
9 The John J. Holland Lecturer
10 The Ho-Wang Lee Lecturer
11 Lecture supported by Elsevier - Virology
Wednesday Symposium: June 22, 2016
IV. Viruses All Around Us
Lorena Passarelli, Chair, (Kansas State University)
8:30-9:05 am speaker photo Security Breach: Mechanisms of Virus Dissemination in Insects

Lorena Passarelli12, Kansas State University
9:05-9:40 am speaker photo The Mechanisms That Underlie Host Switching of Viruses

Colin R. Parrish13, Cornell University
9:40-10:15 am speaker photo Unravelling the Role of Viruses in the Sea

Curtis Suttle14, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Break (20 minutes)
10:35-11:10 am speaker photo Metagenomics and Viral Discovery in Veterinary Medicine

Eric L. Delwart15, University of California, San Francisco
11:10-11:45 am speaker photo The Wonderful World of Archaeal Viruses

David Prangishvili16, Institut Pasteur, Paris
12 The Lois K. Miller Lecturer
13 The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation Lecturer
14 The Sidney E. Grossberg Lecturer
15 The Edwin Lennette Lecturer
16 Lecture supported by Viruses – Open Access Journal

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