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

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

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

Controlling the Message: RNA Decay during Infection
Organizers: Mandy Muller, University of Massachusetts Amherst and Jessica Tucker, University of Iowa

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