Meeting Overview



  Dr. Kuan-Teh Jeang
  National Institute of Allergy 
  and Infectious Diseases, NIH
  Meeting Co-Organizer

  Dr. Douglas Lowy
  National Cancer Institute, NIH
  Meeting Co- Organizer
Sponsored By:  JBClogo        NIAIDlogo      NCI 

  The American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology will 
  be holding its first ever meeting in China.   The meeting, “Recent
  advances in pathogenic human viruses,” will be held July 24 to 26
  in Guangzhou.  It will be sharing the Baiyun Convention Center
  with a simultaneous larger molecular and cellular biology
  meeting: The Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America
  Thirteenth International Symposium

  The meeting will cover the molecular biology, pathogenesis and
  antiviral host defenses of a range of human viruses, including
  influenza virus, human immunodeficiency virus, herpesviruses,
  human papillomavirus, and hepatitis B and C viruses.  We are
  excited to welcome a diverse group of speakers and attendees
  from North America, Australia and Asia.  If you are interested in
  virology, antiviral immunity or host defenses, this is a small,
  focused meeting that you will not want to miss. 

Meeting Program

The meeting's keynote speaker will be Michael M. C. Lai, who currently is a distinguished investigator at Academia Sinica in Taiwan.  For many years, Lai was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator at the University of Southern California, as well as a long-standing editor of Virology.  Lai will present his latest exciting findings on the molecular pathogenesis of hepatitis C virus.  Several other outstanding plenary speakers also have committed to attend this meeting, including: 
Ben Berkhout, Netherlands  
Pei-jer Chen, National Taiwan University 
Diane Griffin, Johns Hopkins University   
Diane Hayward, Johns Hopkins University 
Li-min Huang, National Taiwan University 
Kuan- Teh Jeang, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases  
Dong-yan Jin, University of Hong Kong 
Elliott Kieff, Harvard University  
Doug Lowy, National Cancer Institute   
Malcolm Martin, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases  
Masao Matsuoka, Kyoto University, Japan
Bernie Moss, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases   
Charles Samuel, University of California, Santa Barbara 
Bryan Williams, Monash University, Australia


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