Partnership between the American Society for Virology (ASV) and the Australasian Virology Society (AVS)

We are very pleased to announce an exciting new partnership between our two Societies with the goal of strengthening virology research across the globe. The partnership will provide exciting opportunities for early career researchers to present their work and network with colleagues, and to build international collaborations and advance interdisciplinary science.

The partnership will allow an exchange of speakers to present in person and virtually at ASV and AVS conferences and associated virtual symposia.

As a first step to solidifying this partnership, the 2023 American Society for Virology Ann Palmenberg Junior Investigator Award recipients will present at the AVS virtual symposium on December 12th, 2023.

Registration and abstract submission for this event is now open to AVS and ASV members on

One awardee of the AVS and ASV will be selected to attend the corresponding ASV and AVS conferences in person. Details on these awards will follow.

With Best wishes,

Anne Moscona, President ASV
Heidi Drummer, President, AVS



Sandra Quackenbush, Secretary
Pranav Danthi, Treasurer
University of Michigan Medical School
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
1150 West Medical Center Drive, 5655 Med Sci II
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5620
Telephone: 734-764-9686
Email: [email protected]


Andréa Garcia
Program Manager
Email: [email protected]

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Kevin J. Sokoloski
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Louisville, School of Medicine
Tel: 734-764-9686
[email protected]


Jonathan Simon
Administrative Assistant
Email: [email protected]

ASV 2025

July 14 - 18, 2025

44th Annual Meeting
Palais des congrès de Montréal
Hosted by McGill University
Montréal, Quebec (CA)

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