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Positive-Strand RNA Viruses (E2)

Scientific Organizers: Frank van Kuppeveld and Andrea Gamarnik


June 9—13, 2019

INEC-Ireland's National Events Centre, Killarney, Co. Kerry, Ireland


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Global Health Travel Award Deadline: Jan 8, 2019 [details]
Scholarship Deadline: Feb 7, 2019 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Feb 7, 2019 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Mar 6, 2019 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Apr 9, 2019 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-E2 "Positive-Strand RNA Viruses" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On February 7, 2019 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After February 7, 2019 until March 6, 2019 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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February 7, 2019 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On April 9, 2019 945.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After April 9, 2019 1145.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On April 9, 2019 720.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After April 9, 2019 920.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: February 7, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is March 6, 2019)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline: January 8, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline: February 7, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: March 6, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is February 7, 2019)

Discounted Registration Deadline: April 9, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1145.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 920.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

Please be advised that a few meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services - "Exhibitors Housing Services", "Global Housing", etc. THESE COMPANIES ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA and are not authorized by Keystone Symposia to contact you. These companies may tell you that the meeting is filling and seek to take your lodging reservation and obtain your credit card number. We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report to Keystone Symposia any calls or correspondence you might have received and book only through the lodging link on our website, an established travel agency, or directly with the hotel.
No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, June 9 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, June 13 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, June 14 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, JUNE 9

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.


MONDAY, JUNE 10

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

08:30—09:30
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/09/2019

Michael S. Diamond, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Host Immune Response to Flaviviruses, Therapeutic Antibodies and Vaccines

09:30—11:45
The Virosphere and the Virome
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/09/2019

Eugene V. Koonin, National Institutes of Health, USA
Evolution of the RNA Virosphere: Towards a Global Picture

Coffee Break

Julie K. Pfeiffer, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Interactions between the Enteric Virome and the Microbiome

Marilyn J. Roossinck, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Viruses as Symbionts

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:45—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:45—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Burning Questions and Issues in RNA Virology

Ralf Bartenschlager, Heidelberg University, Germany
Resolved and Future Research Challenges of Plus-Strand RNA Virus Replication Strategies

Peter Sarnow, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA

Ann Palmenberg†, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Virus Structure and Entry
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/09/2019

Susan Hafenstein†, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Enterovirus Structure / Entry

David Veesler, University of Washington, USA
Structural Studies of Coronavirus Spike Glycoroteins

Shee-Mei Lok, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
Structures of Zika Virus

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1


TUESDAY, JUNE 11

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

08:30—11:30
RNA Structure and Function
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/09/2019

Andrea Gamarnik, Fundación Instituto Leloir, Argentina
Dengue Virus RNA Structure and Function

Jeffrey S. Kieft, University of Colorado School of Medicine, USA
Understanding Viral RNA Function by Linking Structural Biology to Virology

Coffee Break

Stacy M. Horner, Duke University Medical Center, USA
RNA Modifications Go Viral

Anna Marie Pyle, Yale University, USA
Regulatory Structures in Viral RNA Genomes

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Virus Replication, Evolution and Virus-Cell Interactions
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/09/2019

Frank van Kuppeveld, Utrecht University, Netherlands
Host Factors in Picornavirus Replication

Peter D. Nagy, University of Kentucky, USA
Viral and Host Players in Tombusvirus Replication

Raul Andino, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Virus Evolution: Math, Experiments and Consequences

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

08:30—11:30
Immunology of Infection and Viral Evasion Mechanisms
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/09/2019

Michaela U. Gack, University of Chicago, USA
Intracellular Virus Sensing Pathways and Viral Evasion Strategies

Alexander Ploss, Princeton University, USA
Model Systems to Study Immune Responses and Pathogenesis of HCV

Coffee Break

Sujan Shresta, La Jolla Institute For Allergy and Immunology, USA
Adaptive Immune Responses to DENV and ZIKA Virus Infection

Stephanie Karst, University of Florida, USA
The Influence of the Intestinal Microbiota on Norovirus Infection and Immunity

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Vaccines, Therapeutic Antibodies and Antiviral Drugs
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/09/2019

Davide Corti, Humabs BioMed SA, Switzerland
Passive Antibody Therapies Against Endemic, Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases

Scott C. Weaver, University of Texas Medical Branch, USA
Vaccines Against Emerging Arboviruses

Bali Pulendran, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3


THURSDAY, JUNE 13

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

08:30—11:30
Virus Transmission, Tissue Tropism, and Pathogenesis
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/09/2019

Carolyn B. Coyne, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Viral Transmission across the Placental Barrier

Christian Drosten, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
Ecology, Inter-species Transmission, and Pathogenic Potential of Emerging Coronaviruses

Coffee Break

Diane E. Griffin, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
Pathogenesis of Neurovirulent Viruses

Xiang-Jin Meng, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, USA
Hepatitis E Virus: Animal Reservoirs and Cross-Species Infections

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop 3

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—18:45
Invertebrate Viruses and their Vectors
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/09/2019

Erol Fikrig, Yale University, USA
Arthropod-Virus Interactions

Maria-Carla Saleh, Institut Pasteur, France
Endogenous Viral Elements in Mosquito Genomes

Ronald P. van Rij, Radboud University Medical Center, Netherlands
Functions of Virus and Host-derived piRNAs in Antiviral Immunity Against Arboviruses

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 05/09/2019

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.


FRIDAY, JUNE 14

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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