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Seventh Annual Bay Area Symposium on Viruses - MAY 2017
The Bay Area Symposium on Viruses is an annual one-day conference that aims to strengthen interactions among Bay Area scientists and clinicians who share a strong interest in virology. The symposium features presentations by leading Bay Area scientists, roundtable discussions, a poster session, and opportunities for networking.
Registration is required. For additional information including directions and the symposium program, please visit http://bayviro.org/symposium/7/.
7th ANNUAL BAY VIRO SYMPOSIUM
Friday, May 19sth, 2017 — 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (reception and poster session to follow) UC Berkeley, Li Ka Shing Center Auditorium, Room 245
8:00 AM Registration Check-In
8:45 AM Introduction and Welcome Remarks
9:00 AM Matt Francis , UC Berkeley— "Chemically Modified Viral Capsids For The In Vivo Delivery of Drug and Imaging Cargo"
9:30 AM 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"
10:00 AM Judd Hultquist , Krogran
Lab, UCSF— "High-throughput Genome Engineering in Primary Cells for the Study of Host-Pathogen Interactions"
10:15 AM --------Coffee Break--------
10:45 AM Taia Wang , Stanford University— "'Activating IgG Fc Domain Repertoire Predicts Severe Disease in Secondary Dengue Infection"
11:15 AM Satish Pillai , Blood Systems Research Institute— "Markers and Modulators of the Latent HIV Reservoir"
11:45 AM Micheal Vahey , Fletcher
Lab, UC Berkeley— "The value of being different: phenotypic variability and plasticity in influenza A virus"
12:00 PM --------Lunch--------
12:30 PM ------Panel Discussion-----
2:00 PM Lark Coffey , UC Davis— "Zika virus infection dynamics in experimentally infected mosquitoes and pregnant macaques"
2:30 PM Shomyseh Sanjabi , Gladstone Institutes— "Antiviral Immunity to Zika Virus in the Female Reproductive Tract"
3:00 PM Paul Jordan , Alios BioPharma— "Role of the Priming Loop on RNA Synthesis and Capping Activities in Respiratory Syncytial Virus Polymerase"
3:15 PM --------Coffee Break--------
3:45 PM Amy Kistler , Chan Zuckerberg Biohub— "Genomics-based Platforms to Enable High Throughput Comparative Virology"
4:15 PM Emilia Vanni, Arvin Lab,
Stanford University— "Latency-Associated Transcript Locus is a virulence factor for lytic Herpes Simplex Virus 1 infection in human skin"
4:30 PM Poster Session and Reception
PARKING & DIRECTIONS
Downtown Bekeley BART: Li Ka Shing Center is 5-10 minute walk from Downtown Berkeley BART.
Public Parking garages:
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Street parking: Metered and two-hour street parking are available around campus, but it can be hard to find a spot. More information.
The 6th Annual Bay Area Viruses Symposium took place on Friday, May 27, 2016
Learn more about the 6th Annual Bay Area Viruses Symposium, please follow this link.
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