Preliminary Program

Sunday, October 1, 2017
11:00-13:00
Registration
13:00-13:15
Opening Remarks
13:15-14:15
Opening Keynote: Anthony S. Fauci, NIAID, USA
TBC
14:15-17:45
Session 1: Genomics & Evolution
Session Chair: TBC
14:15-14:45
Oliver Pybus, University of Oxford, UK
Genomic epidemiology of emerging viruses: Zika virus in the Americas
14:45-15:15
Gustavo Palacios, USAMRIID Center for Genome Sciences, USA
TBC
15:15-15:30
Short Talk
15:30-15:45
Short Talk
15:45-16:15
Refreshment Break
16:15-16:45
Linfa Wang, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
TBC
16:45-17:15
George Fu Gao, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
TBC
17:15-17:30
Short talk
17:30-17:45
Short talk
17:45-19:15
Welcome Drinks Reception
Monday, October 2, 2017
09:00-11:45
Session 2: Emergence and Surveillance
Session Chair: TBC
09:00-09:30
Peter Daszak, EcoHealth Alliance, USA
TBC
09:30-10:00
Zhengli Shi, Wuhan Institute of Virology, China
SARS coronavirus may have originated from frequent recombination events between SL-CoVs in a single horseshoe bat habitat
10:00-10:15
Short Talk
10.15-10.45
Refreshment Break
10:45-11:15
Yoshihiro Kawaoka, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
TBC
11:15-11:30
Short Talk
11:30-11:45
Short Talk
11:45-11:55
Poster Teasers 1
11:55-13:30
Meet the Editors Session and Lunch
13:30-15:00
Poster Session 1
15:00-17:30
Session 3: Innate and Cellular Responses
Session Chair: TBC
15:00-15:30
Adolfo Garcia Sastre, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Regulation of influenza virus sensing and antiviral responses by host and virus factors
15:30-16:00
Akiko Iwasaki, Yale University, USA
Immune responses and pathogensis of Zika virus infection
16:00-16:30
Refreshment break
16:30-17:00
Michael Diamond, Washington University School of Medicine at St. Louis, USA
TBC
17:00-17:30
Sara Cherry, University of Pennsylvania, USA
TBC
17:30-18:15
SPECIAL TALK: Richard Preston, Author, USA
19:00-22:00
Meet the Speakers Dinner (ticket holders only)
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
09:00-11:45
Session 4: Antibody Responses
Session Chair: TBC
09:00-09:30
Nancy Sullivan, NIAID, USA
TBC
09:30-10:00
Erica Ollmann Saphire, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
TBC
10:00-10:30
Sheemei Lok, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
Zika virus and its antibody structures
10:30-10:45
Short Talk
10.45-11.05
Refreshment Break
11:05-16:15
Session 5: Vaccines & Therapeutics
Session Chair: TBC
11:05-11:35
James Crowe, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA
Antibody mediated neutralization of emerging viral threats
11:35-12:05
Dan Barouch, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, USA
TBC
12:05-12:20
Short Talk
12:20-12:30
Poster Teasers 2
12:30-13:30
Lunch
13:30-15:00
Poster Session 2
15:00-15:30
Luciano Moreira, Centro de Pesquisas René Rachou/CPqRR, Brazil
Wolbachia as an arbovirus control strategy
15:30-15:45
Short Talk
15:45-16:15
Johan Neyts, University of Leuven, Belgium
TBC
16:15-16:30
Poster winners, Closing Remarks
Supporting Publications
Premier Sponsor
 
Bio Techne
Awards