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Keynote and invited Talks

Venue in Riga Stradiņš University - Dzirciema 16

Only keynotes [30 min.] and invited talks [20 min.] are here included.
All talks include 2-3 min discussion

Day 1, Thursday 15.6

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09.00 - 10.00 Registration and exhibition with coffee

10.00 - 10.15 Welcoming words

10.15 - 12.30 SESSION I: Zoonotic viruses

Chairs: Marietjie Venter and William Wilson

Keynote 1: EMERGING VIRUS PSEUDOTYPES – A ONE VIROLOGY APPROACH
Janet Daly, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

Keynote 2: ONE WORLD, ONE HEALTH… ONE VIROME                                                Alessandra Scagliarini, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Italy

12.30 - 13.30 LUNCH 

13:30-15:30 SESSION II: Flaviviruses

Chairs: Richard Kuhn and Shailendra K. Saxena

Keynote 3: ZIKA VIRUS VACCINE DEVELOPMENT: EXPERIENCE IS NOT PREPAREDNESS
Theodore C Pierson, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), USA

1. Invited talk: STRUCTURAL STUDIES OF FLAVIVIRUS – ANTIBODY INTERACTIONS

Richard Kuhn, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

2. Invited talk: ACQUISITION OF NORTH AMERICAN TICK-BORNE BANDAVIRUS AND FLAVIVIRUS BY INVASIVE HAEMAPHYSALIS LONGICORNIS DURING TICK CO-FEEDIN
Meghan Hermance, University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, USA

15.30 - 16.00 Coffee break and exhibition 

16.00 - 18.50 SESSION III: Human DNA viruses

Chairs:  Maria Söderlund-Venermo and Modra Murovska

Keynote 4: MECHANISMS OF HERPESVIRAL CAPSID MOBILITY AND TRANSPORT THROUGH THE CHROMATIN LABYRINTH
Maija Vihinen-Ranta, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

 

Keynote 5: FROM THE RESPIRATORY TRACT TO THE BONE MARROW AND BEYOND. RECEPTOR SWITCHING AS PARVOVIRUS INVASION STRATEGY

Carlos Ros, University of Bern, Switzerland

19.00 - 21.00 Welcome Reception

WSV2023 Full Program

Immerse yourself in the forefront of virology through captivating sessions, interactive workshops, and poster presentations at the highly anticipated World Society for Virology Conference 2023.

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