The Ins and Outs of Viral Infection: Entry, Assembly, Exit and Spread

This conference, we will bring together structural biologists, geneticists, cell biologists and mathematic modeling to address the mechanisms and consequences of the different modes of viral travel.
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Sunday, March 30
Arrival and Registration Foyer

Monday, March 31
Keynote Address: Geoffrey L. Smith, University of Cambridge, UK
Repulsion of Vaccinia Virus from Already-Infected Cells
AM Plenary: Mechanisms of Cell Entry I Colorado Ballroom
Erica Ollmann Saphire, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Ebola Virus Entry Mavis Agbandje-McKenna, University of Florida, USA
Non-Enveloped Capsid Calisthenics
Sean P. Whelan, Harvard Medical School, USA
VSV Entry
Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

PM Plenary: Mechanisms of Cell Entry II
Matthew J. Evans, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
The Complexities of Hepatitis C Virus Cell Entry
Carolyn B. Coyne, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Viral Entry into Polarized Cells
Jason Mercer, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
The Cell Biology of Poxvirus Entry
Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

Poster Session 1

Tuesday, April 1

AM Plenary: Virion Assembly and Post-Assembly Maturation
Andrea Gamarnik, Fundación Instituto Leloir, Argentina
Dengue Virus Encapsidation
Brett Lindenbach, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
HCV Assembly
Jack Johnson, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Virus Particle Maturation: Insights into Elegantly Programmed Nano Machines
Eric O. Freed, NCI, National Institutes of Health, USA
Inhibition of HIV Maturation
Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

PM Plenary: Cell Exit I
Xiaowei Zhuang, Harvard University, USA
Single Particle Imaging of Virus Trafficking
Ryland F. Young, Texas A & M University, USA
Bacteriophage Lysis: The Hole Story
Karla Kirkegaard, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Lytic and Non-Lytic Viral Spread
Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

Poster Session 2

Wednesday, April 2
AM Plenary: Cell Exit II
Juan Martin-Serrano, King's College London School of Medicine, UK
Multiple Roles of the ESCRT Machinery in Viral Replication
Speakers to be Announced
Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

PM Plenary: Virus Structure
Félix Rey, Institut Pasteur (CNRS URA 3015), France
Ancestral Genes Used for Virus-Cell and Cell-Cell Fusion Identified by Structural Studies
Speaker to be Announced
Z. Hong Zhou, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
pH Sensing Mechanisms Revealed by the Atomic Model of the Dengue Virus
Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

Poster Session 3

Thursday, April 3
AM Plenary: Virus Spread I
Lucas Pelkmans†, University of Zürich, Switzerland
Talk Title to be Determined
Alan S. Perelson, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Modeling Viral Spread
Speakers to be Announced
Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

PM Plenary: Virus Spread II
Julie K. Pfeiffer, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
How Gut Microbes Enhance Enteric Virus Infectivity
Lynn W. Enquist, Princeton University, USA
Long-Distance Travel and Spread of Herpesviruses in the Nervous System
Akira Ono, University of Michigan, USA
HIV-1 Assembly and Cell-to-Cell Spread
Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

Friday, April 4
Departure

30 Mar - 4 Apr 2014
Breckenridge
United States of America
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