Program

August 17-21, 2008
San Diego, California

Venue:
The Price Center Plaza at the University Centers
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, M/C 0076
La Jolla, CA 92093-0076

 

Sunday, August 17, 2008

2:00 -  4:30 PM

Registration

4:30 -  6:30 PM

Session I        Viral Entry
Session Co-Chairs: Stephan Urban (Germany) & John Taylor (USA)

6:30 -  7:00 PM

Break  

7:00 -  8:00 PM

Keynote Lecture I
Biochemical and Genetic Dissection of Antiviral Innate Immunity Pathways
Zhijian J. Chen, UT Southeastern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA

8:00 - 11:00 PM

Welcome Reception

 

 

Monday, August 18, 2008

  7:30 -  8:30 AM

Breakfast

  8:30 - 9:45 AM

Session II        RNA  and Protein Synthesis
Session Co-Chairs: Alan McLachlan (USA) & Shinako Takada (USA)

9:45 - 10:15 AM

Coffee Break

10:15 - 11:45 PM

Session III       DNA  Synthesis
Session Co-Chairs: Jürgen Beck (Germany) & John Tavis (USA)

  11:45 - 12:45 PM

Lunch  

  12:45 -   2:45 PM

Poster Session I          

  2:45 -   4:30 PM

Session IV        Assembly & Trafficking
Session Co-Chairs: Volker Bruss (Germany) & Reinhild Prange (Germany)

  4:30 -   5:00 PM

Coffee Break

  5:00 -   6:15 PM

Session V        Regulatory Proteins
Session Co-Chairs: Katsuro Koike (Japan) & Ourania Andrisani (USA) 

  6:15 -   7:15 PM

Dinner 

  7:15 -   8:15 PM

Keynote Lecture II
Early Virus/Cell Interactions: Breaking and Entering
Ari Helenius, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

  8:15 - 9:45 PM

Workshop       Viral Trafficking
Session Co-Chairs: Camille Sureau (France) & Michael Kann (France)

  9:45 - 11:00 PM

Refreshments

 

 

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

  7:30 -   8:30 AM

Breakfast

  8:30 - 10:15 AM

Session VI-1        Immune Response
Session Co-Chairs: Antonio Bertoletti (Singapore) & Amalia Penna (Italy)

10:15 - 10:45 AM

Coffee Break

10:45 - 12:30 PM

Session VI-2        Immune Response
Session Co-Chairs: Antonio Bertoletti (Singapore) & Amalia Penna (Italy)

12:30 -   1:30 PM

Lunch

  1:30 -   2:30 PM

Keynote Lecture III
Role of RNase L in Antiviral Innate Immunity
Robert H. Silverman, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland, OH, USA

  2:30 -   7:00 PM

Free afternoon and optional tour
The harbor cruise will depart at 4:15 pm and travel South in the bay. Guests will be able to take in sights like the Star of India, US Navy surface Fleet, Coronado Bay Bridge, and the busy shipyards.  The optional tour is $65.00 per person.

  7:00 -   10:00 PM

Banquet at the Birch Aquarium
(cost included in meeting registration)

 

 

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

  7:30 -   8:30 AM

Breakfast

  8:30 - 10:15 AM

Session VII      Pathogenesis
Session Co-Chairs: Allison Jilbert (Australia) & William Mason (USA)

10:15 - 10:45 AM

Coffee Break   

10:45 - 12:30 PM

Session VIII     HCC and Carcinogenesis
Session Co-Chairs: Betty Slagle (USA) & Masao Omata (Japan)

12:30 -   1:30 PM

Lunch  

  1:30 -   3:30 PM

Poster Session II

  3:30 -   4:00 PM

Coffee Break

  4:00 -   5:45 PM

Session IX        Variants & New Models 
Session Co-Chairs: Ulrike Protzer (Germany) & Jianming Hu (USA)

  5:45 -   6:45 PM

Dinner 

  6:45 -   9:00 PM

Session X         Antivirals 
Session Co-Chairs: Stephen Locarnini (Australia) & Michael Robek (USA)

  9:00 - 11:00 PM

Refreshments 

 

 

Thursday, August 21, 2008

  7.30 -   8.30 AM

Breakfast

 END OF MEETING


The Optional Tour is not included in the HBV Meeting 2008 meeting cost
but is available for an additional fee upon registration.

 

 

 

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