Terms and Conditions

Last updated: January 8th, 2018

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before using the web sites owned and operated by the American Society for Virology (ASV).

Your access to and use of the sites are conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, registered users, and others who access or use the ASV sites.

By accessing or using the sites, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the sites.


We may terminate or suspend your site access immediately, without prior notice or liability, for any reason whatsoever, including without limitation if you breach the Terms.

All provisions of the Terms which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

General Use of ASV Web Sites

ASV grants you a personal, non-commercial, non-exclusive, limited, revocable, non-transferable license to access and use the ASV Web Sites conditioned upon your continued acceptance of, and compliance with, this Agreement. Your use of any ASV Site is solely at your own risk and is subject to all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations. ASV does not guarantee the confidentiality or security of any communication or other material transmitted to or from the ASV Sites over the Internet or other communication network.

Registration and Login Information

The membership site of ASV, members.asv.org, requires registration and/or login. With respect the membership site, you agree to: (i) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself; and (ii) maintain and promptly update the data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.

You will create a password and account designation upon completing the Site's application process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to: (i) not allow any third party to use it under any circumstances; (ii) immediately notify ASV of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security; and (iii) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. ASV will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage arising from or in connection with your failure to comply with these requirements or any theft, misappropriation, disclosure, or unauthorized use of your login information.

Links To Other Web Sites

The ASV Sites may contain links to third ­party web sites or services that are not owned or controlled by ASV.

American Society for Virology has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that the Society shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such web sites or services.

We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third ­party web sites or services that you visit.

Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States of America, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Service.


We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material we will try to provide at least 30 days notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.

By continuing to access or use the membership site after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, please stop using the Service.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us.


Katherine R. Spindler
University of Michigan Medical School
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
1150 West Medical Center Drive, 5635 Med Sci II
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5620
Telephone: 734-764-9686
Email: krspin@umich.edu

Andréa Garcia
Administrator to the Secretary-Treasurer; Email: asv@asv.org

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


ASV 2024

June 24 - 28, 2024

43rd Annual Meeting
The Ohio State University
Greater Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, Ohio

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