Scientific Program


Misinformation in Science
Adam Berinsky, MIT Political Science
Monday, June 24, 2024

Preceded by the Wolfgang & Patricia Joklik Distinguished Service Award

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and Computation in Virology
Alpha Lee, University of Cambridge
Michael F. Hagan, Brandeis University
William Balch, The Scripps Research Institute
Debora Marks, Harvard Medical School
ASV 2024 Ann Palmenberg Junior Investigator Awardees

Virus-Host Interactions: Structural Virology, Innate Antiviral Immunity, and More
Linda Saif, The Ohio State University
Megan Baldridge, Washington University, St. Louis
Peijun Zhang, University of Oxford
Felix Rey, Institut Pasteur

Translating Basic Science to Development of Antivirals and Vaccines
Inger Damon, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Raul Andino, UCSF
Diego Diel, Cornell University
Robert Langer, MIT
Erica Ollmann Saphire, La Jolla Institute for Immunology

Global Eradication and Prevention: Obstacles and Successes
Robert F. Breiman, Emory University, University of the Witwatersrand
Gail Wertz, College of William & Mary
Tulio de Oliveira, University of KwaZulu-Natal and Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Jacqueline Tate, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Kanta Subbarao, University of Melbourne

State-of-the-Art Lectures

“Multiomic characterization of past viral infections”
Daniel Blanco-Melo, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

“Genetic diversity and evolutionary convergence of cryptic SARS‑CoV‑2 lineages detected via wastewater sequencing”
John Dennehy, Queens College and The Graduate Center of The City University of New York

"Transmission and pathogenesis of emerging arboviruses"
Nisha Duggal, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

“Molecular and immunological drivers of viral disease severity”
Juliet Morrison, University of California, Riverside

“Reveling the tropism of tick-borne flavivirus in the brain using whole tissue ex vivo imaging”
Anna Överby Wernstedt, Umeå University

"The limits of the virosphere: a journey into the world of giant viruses"
Jônatas Santos Abrahão, Federal University of Minas Gerais (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais)

Satellite Symposia

Invertebrate Virology: Unique and Conserved Aspects of Virus-Host Interactions

Organizer: Michelle Flenniken, Montana State University, Councilor for Invertebrate Virology



A Veterinary Virapalooza: Improving the control of Viral Diseases of Animals

Organizer: Andrew Broadbent, University of Maryland, Councilor for Veterinary Virology

Studying Bats Using a One Health Lens: Bridging the Gap Between Bat Virology and
Disease Ecology

Organizers: Arinjay Banerjee, University of Saskatchewan; Stephanie Seifert, Washington State University; Hannah Frank, Tulane University; Daniel Becker, University of Oklahoma; Tony Schountz, Colorado State University

Virology in a Global Society

Organizers: Stacey Schultz-Cherry, St Jude Children’s Research Hospital; Felicia Goodrum, University of Arizona; Pedro Jimenez-Bluhm, Pontificia University; Erik Karlsson, Institut Pasteur du Cambodge; Ana Vazquez-Pagan, UJMT Fogarty




Navigating Virology Funding Opportunities with NIH, NSF and USDA

Organizers: Joanna Shilser, NSF; Michelle Arnold, NIAID



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