BayViro is only a month away! We look forward to reconnecting with everyone in the Bay Area virus community, and hearing the latest updates from leading researchers in the field. Below is some exciting news about posters and short talks by grad students and post-docs, please check it out. If you haven’t already registered, please do so! Thanks and hope to see you on June 1st. Laurent Coscoy.
Poster Prize: New this year at the Bay Area Symposium on Viruses is the Cynthia Bolovan-Fritts Research Excellence Award to be presented to the best poster. This $500 cash award will be presented to an upcoming researcher with the best poster in honor of the legacy of Dr. Cynthia Bolovan-Fritts who devoted herself to training and mentoring undergraduate and post-baccalaureate researchers . You may submit your poster title and short description with your registration. The deadline to submit a poster is May 25th, 2018.
Grad student/Post-doc Presentations: All graduate students and postdocs are encouraged to submit an abstract to be considered for a 10 minute oral presentation at the Bay Area Symposium on Viruses. Slots for grad student and post-doc talks are limited. Please submit your abstract with your registration. The deadline to submit an abstract to be considered for an oral presentation is May14th, 2018.
8th 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.
Plenary speakers are:
Elena Bekerman – Gilead Sciences
Jerome Deval – Alios BioPharma
Alan Frankel – UC San Francisco
Jing Jin – Blood Systems Research Institute
Karla Kirkegaard – Stanford University
Kimberley Seed – UC Berkeley
Priya Shah – UC Davis
WHEN: Friday, June 1, 2018
9am – 5pm symposium and panel discussion
5pm – 6pm poster and networking session
WHERE: Li Ka Shing Center Auditorium (Room 245), University of California, Berkeley
Short Talk Abstracts Deadline is May 14
For postdocs and grad students ONLY: If you would like to be considered for a 10 minute oral presentation, please submit a title and abstract with your registration. Slots for post-doc and graduate student talks are limited. Submit your abstract via registration or email.
Poster Submission Deadline is May 25
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 .
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