The 66th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society for Virology

Program

As of October 24, 2018

Keynote Lecture

Viral dynamics HIV and HCV

13:30-14:30 Monday, October 29

Chair:
Yoshio Koyanagi
(Institute for Frontier Life and Medical Sciences, Kyoto University, Japan)
Shingo Iwami
(Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Japan)
Speaker:
Alan Perelson
"Viral Dynamics: HIV and HCV"
Alan Perelson
(Theoretical Biology and Biophysics, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA)

Symposium 1

Neo-virology: The diversity of viruses on the earth

9:00-11:30 Sunday, October 28

Chair:
Nobuhiro Suzuki
(Institute of Plant Science and Resources, Okayama University, Japan)
Keizo Nagasaki
(Faculty of Agriculture and Marine Science, Kochi University, Japan)
Speakers:
Yong-Zhen Zhang
"The diversity and evolution of RNA viruses"
Yong-Zhen Zhang
(Department of Zoonosis, National Institute for Communicable Diseases Control and Prevention / Eastern China Center for Pathogen Discovery and Research, Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center & Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Fudan University, China)
David Dunigan
"New Concepts in Virus Population Dynamics"
David Dunigan
(Nebraska Center for Virology / Department of Plant Pathology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA)
Ida Bagus Andika
"The first evidence of natural cross kingdom virus infection from a plant to a fungus"
Ida Bagus Andika
(Institute of Plant Science and Resources, Okayama University, Japan)
Ken Maeda
"Viruses from ticks, mosquitoes, animals and human"
Ken Maeda
(Yamaguchi University, Japan)
Valerian Vladimirovich Dolja
"Origins and Evolution of the Global RNA Virome"
Valerian Vladimirovich Dolja
(Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University, USA)

Symposium 2

Molecular mechanism of virus infection dynamics

9:00-11:00 Monday, October 29

Chair:
Koichi Watashi
(Department of VirologyⅡ, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan)
Kei Sato
(The Institute of Medical Science, the University of Tokyo, Japan)
Speakers:
Wenhui Li
"Bottlenecks of HBV infection: from doorway to nucleus"
Wenhui Li
(National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing, China)
Harry Greenberg
"Rotavirus VP8* specific neuralization in MA104 cells, human small bowel enteroids, and HT 29 colon cancer cells"
Harry Greenberg
(Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA)
Sam Wilson
"Defining and Dissecting the ‘Antiviral State’"
Sam Wilson
(MRC Centre for Virus Research, University of Glasgow, UK)
Connie Schmaljohn
"Evidence of Viral Persistence in Cynomolgus Macaques that Survive Parenteral Exposure with Lassa Fever Virus"
Connie Schmaljohn
(US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, USA)

Symposium 3

Novel approaches for revealing virus infection dynamics

9:00-11:30 Tuesday, October 30

Chair:
Tadaki Suzuki
(Department of Pathology, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan)
Takeshi Noda
(Institute for Frontier Life and Medical Sciences, Kyoto University, Japan)
Speakers:
Vanessa Sancho-Shimizu
"Herpes encephalitis: a human genetic perspective"
Vanessa Sancho-Shimizu
(Paediatrics and Virology, Imperial College London, UK)
Catherine Beauchemin
"Virology + Virophysics: Two old dogs teaching each other new tricks"
Catherine Beauchemin
(Department of Physics, Ryerson University, Canada / Interdisciplinary Theoretical and Mathematical Sciences (iTHEMS) programme at RIKEN, Japan)
Richard Kuhn
"Budding induces imperfect icosahedral symmetry in flavivirus virions"
Richard Kuhn
(Biological Sciences, Purdue University, USA)
Diane Griffin
"Requirement for alphavirus nsP3 macrodomain ADP-ribosyl binding and hydrolase activities for neuronal virus replication"
Diane Griffin
(Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA)
Raul Andino
"Population sequencing reveals the empirical fitness landscape of dengue virus"
Raul Andino
(Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, San Francisco, USA)
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