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2017 BayViro

Short Talk Abstracts Deadline is May 5.
The deadline to submit an abstract to be considered for  a 10 minute oral presentation is coming up  this Friday, May 5.  Postdocs and graduate students are encouraged to submit a title and abstract to be considered to give a presentation at the annual Bay Area Symposium on Viruses. Slots for post-doc and grad student talks are limited.  Submit your abstract via registration or email.
7th Annual Bay Area Symposium on Viruses  

The Annual Bay Area Symposium on Viruses aims to strengthen the network of scientists in the San Francisco Bay Area working on virology, host-pathogen interactions, and control of human and animal viral infections. The symposium also serves as the annual meeting for BayViro, the Bay Area Virus Network.  Lark Coffey – UC Davis

Zika Virus Infection Dynamics in Experimentally Infected Mosquitoes and Pregnant Macaques
Matt Francis – UC Berkeley
Chemically Modified Viral Capsids For The In Vivo Delivery of Drug and Imaging Cargo
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
Amy Kistler – Chan Zuckerberg Biohub
Genomics-based Platforms to Enable High Throughput Comparative Virology
Satish Pillai – Blood Systems Research Institute
Markers and Modulators of the Latent HIV Reservoir
Shomyseh Sanjabi – Gladstone Institutes
Antiviral Immunity to Zika Virus in the Female Reproductive Tract
Taia Wang – Stanford University
Activating IgG Fc Domain Repertoire Predicts Severe Disease in Secondary Dengue Infection
WHEN: Friday, May 19, 2017
 9am – 5pm symposium and panel discussion
5pm – 6pm poster and networking session 
WHERE: Li Ka Shing Center Auditorium (Room 245), University of California, Berkeley 


Poster Submission Deadline is May 15

A poster session will be held during the event’s evening reception.  All attendees are encouraged to submit a poster for presentation. 
Please submit a poster title and short description with your registration .

If you missed the 6th Annual Bay Area Symposium on Viruses, please check out the videos from the event on the BayViro Website .


The 7th Annual Bay Area Symposium on Viruses is sponsored by the Henry Wheeler Center for Emerging & Neglected Diseases (CEND), the Center for AIDS Research, Blood Systems Research Institute and Gilead Sciences. 
If you are interested in joining BayViro as a sponsor, please contact CEND.