Mini-Symposium on Pathogenic Human Viruses

Durham, N.C. (April 2010) β€”The next Duke Center for Virology mini-symposium is scheduled for Thursday, April 8, 2010. The symposium will be held in Room 103 of the Bryan Research Building from 8:55 to 12:30pm and will feature four presentations from internationally recognized experts in the field.

Duke Center for Virology
8th Annual Mini-Symposium on Pathogenic Human Viruses
Room 103 Bryan Research Center
Duke University Medical Center
Thursday, April 8, 2010

8:55am Bryan Cullen, PhD (Duke)
Opening Remarks
9:00am Robert H. Silverman, PhD (Cleveland Clinic)
“Implications for the Human Retrovirus XMRV in Prostate Cancer”
9:45am Paul Bieniasz, PhD (The Rockefeller University)
“Tethering Virions–Battles at the Cell Surface Between Enveloped Viruses and Their Hosts”
10:30am Break
11:00am Ann Palmenberg, PhD (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
“What We Learned from Sequencing Every Human Rhinovirus”
11:45am Scott Wong, PhD (Oregon Health & Science University)
“How Primate Rhadinoviruses Establish Chronic Infection and Induce Disease”
Sponsored by the Duke Center for Virology, Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duke Center for AIDS Research, and GlaxoSmithKline
Contact: Bryan R. Cullen at: 684-3369 or

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For more information contact Bryan Cullen at 684.3369 or


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