Mini-Symposium on Pathogenic Human Viruses

Durham, NC (March 2011) β€”The next Duke Center for Virology mini-symposium is scheduled for Thursday, April 7, 2011. 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
9th Annual Mini-Symposium on Pathogenic Human Viruses
Room 103 Bryan Research Center
Duke University Medical Center
Thursday, April 7, 2011

8:55am Bryan Cullen, PhD (Duke)
Opening Remarks
9:00am Samuel Speck, PhD (Emory University)
“Of Mice and Men: What MHV68 Can Tell Us about Chronic Gammaherpesvirus Infections”
9:45am Deborah Spector, PhD (UCSD)
“Human Cytomegalovirus Infection and Atherosclerosis: Revisiting the Controversy”
10:30am Break
11:00am Vineet KewalRamani, PhD (National Cancer Institute)
“The Biology of HIV-1 Nuclear Entry”
11:45am Michael Gale, Jr., PhD (University of Washington)
“Innate Immune Control and Chronic Viral Infection”
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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