Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player


April 10, 2014

The 12th Annual Duke Mini-symposium on Pathogenic Human Viruses will be held on Thursday, Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 9:00am - 12:30pm in Bryan Research Building Room 103.


9:00 a.m.

Adolfo García-Sastre, Ph.D.

Professor of Microbiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

“H7N9 and other potential zoonotic influenza viruses”

9:45 a.m.

Britt Glaunsinger, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Plant & Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley

“RNA destruction and revival: Rewiring gene expression pathway during viral infection”

~Coffee Break~

11:00 a.m.

Glenn Randall, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Microbiology, The University of Chicago

“Single particle imaging of HCV infection of polarized liver organoids”

11:45 a.m.

David C. Bloom, Ph.D.

Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Florida

College of Medicine

“HSV reactivation: RNA and chromatin under stress”

A Duke Center for Virology mini-symposium was held Thursday, April 11, 2013. The event featured four presentations from internationally recognized experts in the field.

Michael Way, Ph. D
Principal Scientist, Cancer Research UK, London Research Institute

"Using Vaccinia virus to understand signaling, transport and cytoskeletal dynamics"

Diane E. Griffin, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Molecular Microbiology & Immunology Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

"Measles: Recovery lessons from an acute virus infection"

Ronald C. Desrosiers, Ph.D.
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Harvard Medical School

    "Vaccine and vectored immunoprophylaxis for the prevention of HIV/AIDS"


    Benjamin tenOever, Ph.D.
    Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Harvard Medical School

    "Exploiting the miRNA machinery to harness the power of RNA viruses"

The 4th annual Duke Center for Virology Mini-symposium on Viral Oncology & AIDS Maligancy was held on Thursday, December 13th, 2012 from 9:30am - 12:00pm in Nanaline Duke(Room 147).

    Alison McBride, Ph. D
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH "Getting Hitched: How Papillomaviruses Persist"

    Enrique Mesri, Ph. D
    University of Miami School of Medicine  "Mechanisms of Paracrine Oncogenesis in KSHV-Induced AIDS-Kaposi's Sarcoma"

    Timothy Kowalik, Ph. D
    University of Massachusetts Medical School "Genetic and Genomic Views of CMV"