Scientific Program


Christine Kreuder Johnson, VMD, MPVM, PhD
Saturday, July 16, 2022

Viruses as Movers and Changers
Santiago Elena, Institute for Integrative Systems Biology
Kathryn Hanley, New Mexico State University
Marc Morais, University of Texas Medical Branch
Carolyn Teschke, University of Connecticut

Viruses as Invaders
Hector Aguilar-Carreno, Cornell University
Lynn Enquist, Princeton University
Mojgan Naghavi, Northwestern University
Sean Whelan, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

The Coup d'Etat and When Things Go Wrong
Gaya Amarasinghe, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Pamela Bjorkman, California Institute of Technology
Andy Mehle, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Karl Munger, Tufts University
Stacey Schultz-Cherry, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Virus Craft: The Tricks They Play
Craig Cameron, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Bert Semler, University of California, Irvine

Priya Shah, Univeristy of California, Davis
Sunnie Thompson, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Matt Weitzman, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


State-of-the-Art Lectures

“Neuronal Regulation of the Latent Herpes Simplex Virus Epigenome”
Anna Cliffe, Ph.D., University of Virginia

“Interactions that Drive Coronavirus Assembly”
Brenda Hogue, Ph.D., Arizona State University

"IFN-λ-Mediated Antiviral Immunity"
Helen Lazear, Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

“Geminiviruses as Models for De Novo Epigenetic Pathways"
David Bisaro, Ph.D., Ohio State University

"Viral Remodeling of the Metabolic Program"
John Purdy, Ph.D., University of Arizona

"Hijacking Host Motors for the Nuclear Entry of Polyomaviruses"
Chelsey Spriggs, Ph.D., University of Michigan

Satellite Symposia

Shaking the Trees: Sequence-Based Inference in Virus Ecology and Evolution
Organizer: Adam Lauring, University of Michigan, Councilor for Ecology & Evolution

Justin Bahl, University of Georgia
Emma Hodcroft, University of Bern
Katia Koelle, Emory University
Louise Moncla, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Michael Worobey, University of Arizona
Arvind Varsani, Arizona State University

What are Frontiers in Plant Virology after 40 Years of ASV?
Organizer: Svetlana Folimonova, University of Florida, Councilor for Plant Virology

Marilyn Roossinck, The Pennsylvania State University
Kristiina Makinen, University of Helsinki
Anna Whitfield, North Carolina State University
W. Allen Miller, Iowa State University
Jared May, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Siobain Duffy, Rutgers University
Dan Voytas, University of Minnesota

Enveloped Viral Pathogenesis Revealed Through Structure
Organizer: Anne Moscona, Columbia University, Councilor for Medical Virology

Elizabeth Wright, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Petr Chandla, University of Heidelberg
Peter Rosenthal, The Francis Crick Institute
Pamela Björkman, California Institute of Technology
Jason McLellan, University of Texas at Austin

Controlling the Message: RNA Decay during Infection

Organizers: Mandy Muller, University of Massachusetts Amherst and Jessica Tucker, University of Iowa

Bernard Moss, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Joanna Sztuba-Solinska, Auburn University
Shinji Makino, University of Texas Medical Branch
Marta Gaglia, Tufts University School of Medicine
Matthew Frieman, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Melanie Ott, Gladstone Institute of Virology

Special Events & Workshops

Virology Education Workshop

Supporting students through challenge with metacognitive development

Sally Molloy, PhD
Associate Professor of Genomics, University of Maine

Organizers: Education & Career Committee
Sunday, July 17, 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m







Careers in Industry Workshop

Organizers: Education & Career Committee
Sunday, July 17, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Government and Consultation Services: Leveraging Critical Thinking
Erik Prentice, PhD, CEO Prentice Consulting

WE NEED YOUR HELP: Virology Careers in the National Security and Global Health Sectors
Andrew Kilianski, PhD, Sr. Director Emerging Infectious Diseases at IAVI

Career options and opportunities for virologists in industry 
Sridhar Pennathur, PhD, VP Analytical Development at Novavax

Intellectual Property – Where Science and Law Intersect
Jodi Connolly, PhD, Asst Dir. Patents, Isis Pharmaceuticals

Lessons Learned In My Transition From Academia to Big Pharma
Erik S. Barton, PhD, Associate Research Fellow, Pfizer Inc.

Career Workshop

Career Options for PhDs: Opening the Doors of Opportunity

Melanie Sinche, NCC
Interim Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, Director, Career Development Center, University of Saint Joseph

Organizers: Education & Career Committee
Sunday, July 17, 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Speed Networking

We all know that networking is important, but it can also feel intimidating or awkward. This year we are offering speed networking events during the evening social hours for ASV trainees and members to connect in a relaxed setting. Please join us for these fun events to help build your professional network!

Sunday, July 17, 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.: Careers in Industry
Monday, July 18, 9:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.: Mentoring & Career Advice
Location: Grand Terrace, Monona Terrace

TWiV - This Week in Virology Podcast
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Brianne Barker, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Guests

Monday, July 18, 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.




Communications Workshop

Organizers: Communications Committee
Tuesday, July 19, 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.





Assistant Professor Bootcamp
Organizers: Education & Career Committee

Tuesday, July 19, 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.


Amy Hartman, Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh
Andy Mehle, Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin
Bryan Mounce, Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago
Tuli Mukhopadhyay, Professor, Indiana University

Schedule at a Glance

All event times are in the Central Time Zone (GMT-5)
Times are subject to change.

Saturday, July 16 8:30 AM - 3:15 PM Satellite Symposia
Saturday, July 16 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Welcome Reception
Saturday, July 16 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Keynote Address
Saturday, July 16 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Concurrent Workshops
Saturday, July 16 9:00 PM - 11:30 PM Social Gathering
Sunday, July 17 8:30 AM - 11:50 AM Symposium
Sunday, July 17 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Education Workshop
Sunday, July 17 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM Concurrent Workshops
Sunday, July 17 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM Careers in Industry Workshop
Sunday, July 17 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Dinner
Sunday, July 17 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Career Workshop
Sunday, July 17 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Concurrent Workshops
Sunday, July 17 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM Poster Session I
Sunday, July 17 9:00 PM - 11:30 PM Social Gathering
Monday, July 18 8:30 AM - 11:15 AM Symposium
Monday, July 18 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM ASV Business Meeting
Monday, July 18 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Lunch
Monday, July 18 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM TWiV
Monday, July 18 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM Concurrent Workshops
Monday, July 18 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Dinner
Monday, July 18 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Concurrent Workshops
Monday, July 18 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM Poster Session II
Monday, July 18 9:00 PM - 11:30 PM Social Gathering
Tuesday, July 19 8:30 AM - 11:50 AM Symposium
Tuesday, July 19 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Lunch
Tuesday, July 19 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Communications Workshop
Tuesday, July 19 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM Concurrent Workshops
Tuesday, July 19 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM Assistant Professor Workshop
Tuesday, July 19 6:30 PM - 8:15 PM Dinner
Tuesday, July 19 8:15 PM - 11:45 PM Dance
Wednesday, July 20 8:30 AM - 11:50 AM Symposium

Workshop Schedule

Saturday Evening, July 16 W1: Herpesviruses I: Latency and Pathogenesis
W2: Bunyaviruses & Arenaviruses
W3: Antiviral Therapies I
W4: Evolution, Ecology, and Reservoirs
W5: Orthomyxoviruses I
W6: Coronaviruses I
W7: Coronaviruses II
W8: Flaviviruses I: Immunology
W9: Calici- and Astroviruses I
Sunday Afternoon, July 17 W10: Plant Viruses I
W11: Receptors, Attachment and Entry
W12: Emerging Viruses
W13: Novel Methodology and Technology
W14: Innate Immunity I: Sensing
W15: Vaccines I
W16: Orthomyxoviruses II
W17: Herpesviruses II
W18: Coronaviruses III
Sunday Evening, July 17 W19: Trafficking, Assembly, Egress, Transmission
W20: Picornaviruses I
W21: Plant Viruses II
W22: Invertebrate Viruses
W23: Poxviruses
W24: Epidemiology and Public Health
W25: Innate Immunity II: Effector Functions
W26: Herpesviruses III: Lytic Replication
W27: Coronaviruses IV
Monday Afternoon, July 18 W28: Coronaviruses V
W29: Reoviruses & Bornaviruses
W30: Togaviruses
W31: Adeno-, Papilloma-, and Polyoma
W32: Filoviruses
W33: Flaviviruses II: Pathogenesis
W34: Antiviral Therapies II
W35: Orthomyxoviruses III
W36: Herpesviruses IV: Gene Expression
Monday Evening, July 18 W37: Flaviviruses III: Pathogenesis
W38: Plant Viruses III
W39: Picornaviruses II
W40: Flaviviruses IV
W41: Structure
W42: Calici- and Astroviruses II
W43: Innate Immunity III
W44: Interference with Host Defense
W45: Cornaviruses VI
Tuesday Afternoon, July 19 W46: Herpesviruses V: Virus Host-interactions
W47: Rotaviruses
W48: Paramyxoviruses & Pneumoviruses
W49: Replication and Gene Expression
W50: Retroviruses
W51: Arboviruses
W52: Coronaviruses VII
W53: Vaccines II
W54: Pathogenesis
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