Committees

Are you interested in virology? You can join ASV and reap many benefits. These include reduced meeting registration, free job posting, and reduced publication costs at affiliated journals.

ASV Committees and Members

  • Communications Committee

    Paul Duprex, Chair (2020)
    Kari Debbink (2022)
    Seema Lakdawala (2020)
    Adam Lauring (2020)
    Benhur Lee (2022)

  • Finance Committee

    Tuli Mukhopadhyay, Chair (2020)
    Michelle Arnold (2021)
    Anthony Nicola (2021)
    Katherine R. Spindler (ex officio)

  • History & Archives Committee

    Lorena Passarelli, Chair (2021)
    Richard Condit (2020)
    Micah Luftig (2020)
    Frederick A. Murphy (2022)
    Ann Palmenberg (2021) 

  • Education & Career Development Committee

    Joanna Shisler, Co-Chair (2020)
    Lauren O'Donnell, Co-Chair (2021)
    Troy Cline (2022)
    Susan D’Costa (2022)
    Rachel Fearns (2019)
    Maureen Ferran-Darcy (2022)
    Sabra Klein (2020)
    Malathi Krishnamurthy (2022)
    Melissa Maginnis (2021)
    Kristen Ogden (2020)
    Katherine Shives (2022)
    Chris Stobart (2021)

  • Membership Review Committee

    Pranav Danthi, Chair (2020)
    Jennifer Anstadt-Konopka (2020)
    Craig Forrest (2020)
    Marta Gaglia (2020)
    Emily Desmet Ledgerwood (2021)
    Hinh Ly (2022) 
    Joseph Mattapallil (2022)
    Kevin Sokoloski (2020)
    Hengli Tang (2022)

  • Nominating Committee

    Andrew S. Pekosz, Chair (2020)
    Mark Denison (2020)
    Susan VandeWoude (2020)

  • Travel Award Committee

    Jimmy Dikeakos, Chair (2021)
    Saurabh Chattopadhyay (2020)
    Marceline Côté (2020)
    Lisa Gralinsk (2022)
    Jia Liu (2022)
    Donna MacDuff (2020)
    Cara Pager (2022)
    Jamil S. Saad (2020)
    Masako Shimamura (2020)
    Katherine R. Spindler ( ex officio )
    Ryan Troyer (2022)
    Christiane Wobus (2022)
    Zhilong Yang (2020)
    Jacob Yount (2020)

  • Program Planning Committee

    Stephanie Karst, Chair (2021)
    David Bloom, Vice Chair (2021)
    Kristen Bernard (2020)
    Gary Blissard (2022)
    Jacco Boon (2021)
    Christopher Brooke (2020)
    Audray Harris (2022)
    Amy Hartman (2022)
    Bill Jackson (2021)
    Joyce Jose (2022)
    Rob Kalejta (2020)

Kouacou Konan (2022)
Helen Lazear (2021)
Shan-Lu Liu (2022)
Bernardo Mainou (2021)
Victoria Meliopoulos (2022)
Tem Morrison (2021)
Donna Neumann (2020)
Rushika Perera (2022)
Aurelie Rakotondrafara (2021)
Chris Robinson (2022)
Vanessa Sarathy (2021)

Tony Schountz (2020)
Laurie Silva (2022)
Jason Smith (2022)
Moriah Szpara (2021)
Rob Striker (2021)
Italo Tempera (2021)
Volker Thiel (2021)
Scott Tibbetts (2022)
S. Mark Tompkins (2022)
Brian Ward (2020)
Joyce Wilson (2022)

Communications

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Vincent, Rich and Kathy travel to ASV 2018 at the University of Maryland to speak with Svetlana Folimonova and Anne Simon about their work on viruses that infect plants.

This Week in Virology

TWiV (www.twiv.tv) is a weekly science show about viruses hosted by Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler. An episode of TWiV is recorded each year at the ASV meeting. The most recent ASV TWiV is shown below, with links to previous years.

Education and Career Development Committee

ASV 2020 Events in Education and Careers

ASV 2020 Career Development Workshop

Tuesday, June 16, 4:40 p.m. — 5:40 p.m.

The most important things you need to know about managing stress,” hosted by the Education and Career Development Committee Co-Chairs, Lauren O’Donnell and Joanna Shisler and presented by Michele Guerra, University of Illinois. We encourage all ASV members to attend this workshop. No pre-registration is required to attend this event.

Inclusive Teaching: Who, What, How are you teaching? Sunday, June 14 - #ASV2020 - Faculty and Experts from Colorado State University
Global Scholar Travel Award

Travel Scholarships for ASV 2020

New! Global Scholar Travel Awards!

Global Scholar Travel Award

Teacher of Undergraduate Students Travel Award

Applications due Feb 3, 2020

past asv meeting workshops

2018 Workshops

Education Workshop
Sunday, July 15th, 2018 at 12:00 p.m.
Hosted by the ASV Education and Career Development Committee Co-Chairs, John Parker and Wendy Maury

“A Learner-Centered Course Design to Enhance Significant Learning”

Speakers: Cheelan Bo-Linn and Michel Bellini, The Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (CITL) at University of Illinois

Career Workshop
Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 at 4:30 p.m.
Hosted by the ASV Education and Career Development Committee Co-Chairs, John Parker and Wendy Maury

 “The importance of critical thinking in research”

Speaker: Arturo Casadevall, the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology and Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and the Alfred and Jill Sommer Professor and Chair of the Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Dr. Casadevall will speak on the Problems of Science and Training Graduate Students with a focus on new approaches to training to meet the needs of a diverse job market. All ASV members are encouraged to attend this workshop. No pre-registration is required to attend this event.

2015 Education and Career Development Workshop

Measles, MERS, Influenza, Ebola... These examples highlight that viruses know no boundaries. But who are the people involved in detecting, investigating, and dealing with these viruses at a State, National, and/or International level? More importantly, how can that person be YOU? This workshop will feature presentations from the scientists who have successfully pursued careers in global public health. Helpful insights and practical advice learned by these scientists while pursuing their careers will be shared. This special session is principally aimed at graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, although anyone registered for the meeting is welcome to attend. The workshop will be interactive and will offer time for discussion and questions.

  • New Global Challenges: Careers in Public Health
  • Tuesday July 14, 2015. 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Location: Somerville House/Thames Hall
  • Convener: Stacey Schultz-Cherry / St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

4:30 - 4:50 pm

My Life as a Clinical Virologist 

Peter Shult
Director Communicable Disease in the Division and Emergency Laboratory Response, Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene

4:50 - 5:10 pm

Saving the World One Shot at a Time

Mark Pallansch
Director Division of Viral Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

5:10 - 5:30 pm

An Unexpected Fork in the Road

Stacey Schultz-Cherry
Department of Infectious Diseases

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, junior scientists, and teachers are especially invited to attend

Virology Education Workshop 'Teaching Virology' Panel Discussion

How can virology be integrated into undergraduate lab exercises? Can virology lab courses be designed to result in a legitimate, inquiry-based research experience? Workshop participants will engage in a discussion about lab activities that have been successfully implemented by faculty members at diverse academic institutions that introduce fundamental concepts of virology and motivate students to get involved in virology research.

  • Designing Undergraduate Virology Labs to Motivate Student Interest in Viruses and Virology Research
  • Sunday July 12, 2015. 12:15 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.
  • Location: Somerville House/Thames Hall
  • Conveners: Troy Cline - California State University, Chico Lauren O'Donnell - Duquesne University

Ruth Gyure, Professor

Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences

Western Connecticut State University

Eric Miller, Professor

Department of Microbiology

North Carolina State University

Seating for this event may be limited (no pre-registration required)

2013 Workshop Slide Presentations

Presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology
Education and Career Development Workshop
Penn State University, University Park, PA

Pathways to Success: If I Can Do It…So Can You! 

Convenor:  Stacey Schultz-Cherry, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

This workshop featured presentations from the scientists who have successfully pursued careers in research in the varied environments of government, industry, and academia. Helpful insights and practical advice learned by these scientists while pursuing their careers were shared. This special session was principally aimed at graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, although all meeting participants were welcome to attend.

Terence S. Dermody
Vanderbilt University
When You Come to a Fork in the Road, Take It

Nancy Cox
CDC and Prevention
The Ultimate Balancing Act: Keeping Family, Social Life & Career Aligned

Jon Yewdell
National Institutes of Health
The Case for Science


"Teaching Virology" Panel Discussion

Deepening Student Engagement with Active Learning Strategies

Debra K. LoheDirector
Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning
Saint Louis University


Lunch Discussion Table - Monday, July 22nd 

I Don't Want to be a Principal Investigator, Now What?

Katherine R. SpindlerProfessor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, Michigan

2011 Education Workshop Presentations 

2011 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology

Tuesday - July 19, 2011

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Education and Career Development Workshop

Management and Your Career: Time, People, and Science

Convenor:  Rebecca E. Dutch, University of Kentucky

Scientists are rarely trained in management, but scientific careers at every stage are impacted by our ability to manage time, goals, and people. This workshop and the speakers will address time management, management of long-term goals, and management of people, incorporating helpful ideas and practical lessons learned from their careers.  This special session is principally aimed at graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, although anyone registered for the meeting is welcome to attend.  The workshop will be highly interactive and will offer time for discussion and questions.

Stacey Schultz-Cherry

Don't Do It Like Me: Setting Realistic Short-Term Goals

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Christopher Broder

My Science Career: How Do I Keep Moving Forward?

Uniformed Services University

Rozanne Sandri-Goldin

Why a Virologist Needs to be an Effective Human Resources Manager

University of California, Irvine

2010 Education and Career Development Workshop Presentations

2010 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology

Tuesday - July 20, 2010

Montana State University, Bozeman

Tales from the Trenches:
Surprising Factors in Scientific Success

Convenor:  Rebecca E. Dutch, University of Kentucky

Intelligence, creativity, and hard work are clearly crucial to a successful career in science, but other factors can also have a significant impact. The Education and Career Development Committee presents a workshop focused on surprising factors that can strongly influence scientific careers. The three speakers will discuss unexpected factors that shaped their careers, providing both helpful advice and a glimpse of the struggles encountered on the path to becoming an established scientist. This special session is principally aimed at graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, although anyone registered for the meeting is welcome to attend. The workshop will be highly interactive and will offer time for discussion and questions.

Glenn Rall

Here I Am, Despite Myself

Fox Chase Cancer Center

Mavis Agbandje-McKenna

Pathway to Professor: Three Continents, Many Constructions

University of Florida

Lynn Enquist

My Career Path: How Did I End Up Here?

Princeton University

2009 Education and Career Development Workshop Slide Presentations

2009 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology

Tuesday - July 14, 2009

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Put Down the Pipette and Pick Up the Pen: Getting Your Work Published 

Convenor:  Glenn Rall, Fox Chase Cancer Center

The Education and Career Development Committee of the American Society for Virology presented a workshop focused on the process of publishing your work.  A panel of experts offered insights on how to know when it is time to put your data together, how to communicate your work clearly and enthusiastically, and into the publication process itself, once the manuscript has been submitted.  This special session was principally aimed at graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, although anyone registered for the meeting was welcome to attend.  The speakers have made their presentations from this workshop available here on our website.

Benhur Lee

Knowing When You’re Ready to Publish

University of California, Los Angeles

Terence S. Dermody

Telling the Story: How to Write Clearly and Efficiently

Vanderbilt University

School of Medicine

Bert L. Semler

The Publishing Process: From Submission to Medline

University of California, Irvine

Ten frequently asked questions about Training in Virology

Many good colleges and universities provide courses and training in virology. Most virologists attend college and major in the sciences. Biology and chemistry tend to be the most popular undergraduate majors. Since the biology of viruses is so tightly intertwined with the biology of cells, a good background in biochemistry and cell biology will be essential. Because virology also impacts on human health, epidemiology, behavior and sociological considerations, virologists also should be well grounded in the humanities; a broad approach to undergraduate education will be most useful.

Following completion of college, most virologists go on to pursue an MD or PhD degree. Again, there are many excellent medical schools and graduate schools to complete this training. Many MDs pursue virology research in the context of human health and become clinical investigators in infectious disease or epidemiology. Most PhDs pursue more basic questions, although the divisions are not absolute, and cross-fertilization of expertise has been critical for major developments in virology.

For those interested in virology careers, college and university websites are a good source of information. They often provide a description of course offerings and the types of virology training available. For PhD training, good mentors are essential. It really pays to do some research in exploring who the mentors are and what types of training opportunities are offered.

For basic scientists pursuing careers in virology in an academic environment, the requirements are as follows:

  • Undergraduate: 4 years
  • Graduate school (PhD): 4-6 years
  • Postdoctoral research training: 3-5 years
  • For those pursuing pure teaching careers, there is less of a requirement for postdoctoral research training. Instead, some formal training in teaching is often required, depending on the teaching position.

For physicians pursuing careers in virology:

  • Undergraduate: 4 years
  • Medical school (MD): 4 years
  • Residency (usually internal medicine or pediatrics): 3 years
  • Postdoctoral research training: 3-5 years

Many medical schools have combined programs that lead to both the MD and PhD degrees. Most MD/PhD students complete the first two years of medical school, pursue graduate studies for three to four years, and then return to medical school to complete the final two years of clinical training. These programs have been designed for physicians who desire academic (research) careers.

The courses to be taken depend in great part on the undergraduate major and graduate course requirements. These can be quite variable. As a general rule, the following courses should be completed:

Undergraduate: Biology, Inorganic and Organic Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics (calculus and advanced algebra), and some electives (Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Microbiology, and Immunology) along with English, History, and a language. 

Graduate: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Virology, Immunology, and Structural Biology. The majority of time in graduate school should be spent conducting research.

These, of course, are general recommendations. There may be overlap in some subject areas between the undergraduate and graduate phases, with greater depth in the latter. Additional coverage of core areas can be advantageous.

Although each graduate program is unique, most follow a common format. First-year graduate students take classes and complete laboratory rotations to choose a lab for the thesis research. The classes are often introductory in nature and may be held with other graduate programs or sometimes with medical students. There are usually only two or three courses required each semester, but they tend to be fairly rigorous. Laboratory rotations usually last 2-4 months, during which time students work on specific projects and assess whether the laboratory environment is conducive for the thesis research. By the end of the summer after the first year, students in most programs will be asked to select a thesis research laboratory. This is usually, but not always, one of those chosen for a rotation. While there are likely to be more classes in the second year, class work is quickly replaced by research time in the thesis laboratory. Once the preliminary exams have been completed (which test academic knowledge, largely based on graduate course work), the student and mentor assemble a thesis advisory committee that will consist of the mentor and generally three to four additional members of the faculty who will periodically meet with the student to provide constructive criticism and guidance. This group will approve the thesis, affirming that a PhD has been earned. In addition to research, some PhD programs require graduate students to teach. These teaching requirements usually involve facilitating discussion groups or serving as an assistant in a laboratory course.

Selection of a graduate school for virology training very much depends on your specific area of interest. For example, if you're interested in plant virology, a graduate program in animal virology may not provide the best preparation. Graduate programs do differ, and many have a particular research emphasis. For example, virology programs based at cancer centers may emphasize those viruses that are associated with oncogenesis. University programs are quite diverse, reflecting the diversity of the discipline itself and the varied interests of the graduate faculty. Graduate programs may be large, multidisciplinary programs, combining activities in different departments with research tracks or areas of emphasis, or entirely department-based. Students interested in virology should check whether the combined programs that they may be interested in have an emphasis in virology.

In selecting a graduate program, it pays to do some research. First, read a few papers from members of the department, and be sure that there are mentors in the program whose research interests mirror your own. Make sure that the laboratories that have attracted your interest are accepting new students. Second, find out if the institution has a graduate student training grant. In addition to providing funds for graduate student tuition and stipends, training grants are a good indication of an active and involved department. Third, visit the institution for an interview. This is especially important for meeting possible mentors. Similar to making a college or university choice, there's no better way to find out about the atmosphere of a department than by paying it a visit. While you're there, ask to meet with some of the students, and get a candid opinion from them about the pros and cons of the department or program to which you are applying. Finally, be sure the program is in a city and state in which you would enjoy living—yes, you’ll be in the lab a lot, but everyone needs a break once in a while!

In general, graduate schools are seeking bright, curious, hardworking students who have a passion for science. How do you show you have these traits? In addition to academic performance, accumulate some experience in research by working in a laboratory. Many undergraduate campuses afford students a chance to get involved in research. If you don’t go to a college or university that has research training options, perhaps consider doing a summer internship at an institution that does—in fact, many have programs (and stipends) specifically to support summer undergraduate research. Regardless of how, be sure you get some experience in a lab: it is a key opportunity that will help you decide whether a career in science is right for you and will enhance your chances to be accepted by a top-flight graduate school.

Preparation is important to make a good impression. Typically, if you either visit a program or are invited to participate in a “recruitment weekend” (which many programs are now doing), you will be meeting with a number of the faculty in the department or interdisciplinary program. You may have several one-on-one meetings with members of the faculty, and in such cases, the faculty member will likely tell you about his or her research. It helps if you have become familiar with the work of the faculty members with whom you will be meeting. Don’t be afraid to ask lots of questions about the research being discussed as well as the graduate program in general. Questions communicate your interest in the program and your curiosity about science.

As in any career in science, there are many different kinds of job opportunities in virology. Careers include academic research (you think of the ideas and conduct the experiments), industry research (studies focused on the development of new drugs or vaccines), or government research organizations like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) or the National Institutes of Health (a combination of both).

Virologists also are active teachers in the high school, college, graduate school, and medical school settings. Research and teaching are not mutually exclusive. In fact, most academic researchers also teach. However, there are careers in fulltime teaching or fulltime research.

Some virologists investigate disease outbreaks (epidemiologists) and work for health departments, CDC, or the World Health Organization. For example, many virologists have been involved in tracking down the cause and spread of the SARS coronavirus, avian influenza viruses, and hemorrhagic fever viruses, to name but a few.

In addition, virologists can use their knowledge to pursue careers in communication, serving as science writers or reporters. They also can pursue careers in business, administration, or law, especially involving the pharmaceutical industry or patent law. Every year at the annual American Society for Virology meeting there is a session dedicated to Career Development. In the past, topics have included career options, how to give a good talk, and preparing a compelling application. If you are at the meeting, be sure you attend!

The answer to this question is very broad, but some research areas and themes are emerging as major new directions in the field. With our growing understanding of how the human immune response functions, many scientists are focusing their efforts on viral pathogenesis, which explores how viruses cause disease. While many employ animal models for such research, excellent viral pathogenesis studies also can be done using cells grown in tissue culture. Current pathogenesis studies now commonly use information from both the viral and host genomes to dissect specific determinants of viral virulence. A key goal for these types of studies is to use information gathered from a better understanding of disease pathogenesis to develop improved antiviral drugs and vaccines.

A second area of interest is that of emerging viruses--in other words, viruses such as Ebola virus, Sin Nombre virus or the SARS coronavirus, that have been only recently discovered and for which little information about basic aspects of replication, spread, and pathogenesis is known. Some of these pathogens are highly transmissible to humans and, therefore, work with these viruses must be done in special biosafety facilities that protect scientists from becoming infected. However, many laboratories have made substantial advances in understanding the structure and replication of these viruses by using portions of the virus that are not infectious and therefore cannot cause disease.

A third “hot” area is plant virology. Like humans, plants are susceptible to infection by viruses, and these infections can have a devastating impact on agriculture. Again, knowing how these viruses grow and spread, and how these processes can be interrupted, are matters of major economic and public health importance.

A fourth area of recent interest pertinent to virology is bioinformatics. The use of microarray technology has greatly expanded our ability to probe the host response at the molecular level. These types of studies have allowed virologists to elucidate virus-host interactions and molecular pathogenesis. Students who may be interested in this area may want to take statistics in addition to the other courses mentioned.

If your image of being a virologist comes from watching CSI or reading “The Hot Zone,” you probably have a skewed idea of what the work entails. If you pay attention to the popular press (such as TV news programs and magazines such as Scientific American and Discover), your perspective will certainly be better but will still not be entirely accurate. The best way to find out about careers in virology is to get involved in research. Laboratory research can be done by individuals at all stages of their careers, from high school students to full professors. Volunteer in a lab for a semester or work in a lab over the summer and find out for yourself if the field is right for you.

Finally, the Education and Career Development committee of ASV is dedicated to helping you navigate the process of becoming a terrific scientist...if we can be helpful, please contact us through the ASV office. We look forward to hearing from you!

*Updated April 2008

Virology Textbooks

(For Education Purposes only, no commercial connection to ASV)

Principles of Virology
(Fourth Edition)

Jane Flint,  Vincent Racaniello, Glenn Rall, and Anna Marie Skalka.

Fields Virology
(Sixth Edition)

David M. Knipe and Peter Howley.

Viral Pathogenesis
(3rd Edition)

Katze & Korth & Law & Nathanson  (use code ATR30 at checkout for 30% off)

Links & Resources

ASV Virology Job Site

The ASV Virology Job site is a free resource brought to you by the American Society for Virology. Please use the site (jobs.asv.org) to list all the virology jobs available in your labs, departments, institutions and companies and refer it to your friends and colleagues.

  • The only Virology-specific job site on the Net.
  • Search for jobs by type, keyword and/or region
  • Post jobs from your lab, department or company in appropriate categories for Virology
  • Completely FREE to ASV members!

History of Virology

This site is supported by a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to the American Society for Virology and is part of the Sloan Foundation Program on the Recent History of Science and Engineering of the Web. This ASV site is on the history of structural virology and was created by Sondra and Milton Schlesinger, Department of Molecular Microbiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, who are responsible for its content.

All the Virology on the WWW

One of the best single sites for Virology information on the Internet, containing a collection of all the virology-related Web sites that might be of interest to virologists and others interested in learning more about viruses. The site links and catalogs virology, microbiology, and related pages world-wide and contains on-line courses and tutorials; a listing of scientific meetings; post-doctoral and other job listings and resources for employment in academic, government, corporate, and consulting fields.

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Career Network

Job announcements, Government & Politics, New Grant Competitions, Community Colleges, Campus Life, articles and links to other sites of interest.

Gradschools.com

One of the leading on-line sources for graduate and post-graduate information. Programs are listed in easy-to-use and very functional curriculum-based directories that include program descriptions, contact information and links.

NIH Research Training Opportunities: Extramural Training Mechanisms

This National Institutes of Health, Office of Extramural Research web site provides a compendium of training opportunities at various institutes of the NIH. The training mechanisms are listed by your level of professional development, i.e., high school, undergraduate (college) opportunities, pre-doctoral graduate student, and postdoctoral. Career resources, forms, and other job links are available on this site.

Science's NEXTWAVE...resources for the next generation of scientists!

Job market news; career transitions; job hunting; diversity in the workplace; postdoc and faculty issues; highlights for graduate students; salary survey; and much more. This site is developed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Canadian Universities

This list includes all institutions that are members of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada, as well as other institutions that offer full-time study at the university credit level.

Web, U.S. Universities, by State

This page of UT Austin Web Central contains a list of regionally accredited U.S. universities organized by state. Only one server is listed for each campus: the primary central server. In the absence of a central server, another server may be selected.

Graduate Degree Advantage

A good resource for all-around information on any graduate degree.

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ASV 2021

July 17 - 21, 2021

40th Annual Meeting

McGill University, Palais des Congrès de Montréal, Quebec, Canada

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Please read the ASV Council's statement on evidence-based science and expert leadership during pandemic threats. https://t.co/amf032CmmB

A must listen! Michael Mina joins #TWiV to reveal why frequent and rapid #SARSCoV2 testing is more important than accuracy, how a daily $1 rapid test could control the pandemic, and why group testing works https://t.co/8TBLJOffZv

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