December 12, 2014 – RNA Viruses: Biology and Countermeasures

FujiFilm and MediVector, together with Cell Host & Microbe are sponsoring a scientific Symposium on Influenza on December 12 at the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

Speakers:
Ian Wilson, The Scripps Institute
Broad Neutralization of Influenza Virus and Implications for Vaccine Design

Sean Whelan, Harvard Medical School
RNA synthesis machines of negative-strand viruses

Stephen Cusack, EMBL/Grenoble
Insights into RNA synthesis by influenza polymerase from the crystal structure of the complete heterotrimer

Brian Gowan, Utah State University
Favipiravir – A Potential Broad-Spectrum Antiviral Agent Against RNA Viruses

Hans-Dieter Klenk, University of Giessen
Host Proteases – Promoters of Influenza Virus Replication and Targets of Antiviral Therapy

Hidde Ploegh, Whitehead Institute
New Strategies for Interfering with the Lifecycle of Influenza

Visit the conference page to learn more or register.