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Nature Conference:Viral Infection and Immune Response
2016-06-02 | A A A  [print][close]

The Nature Conference on Viral Infection and Immune Response (VIIR), which will be held on Oct 21-23, 2016 in Wuhan, aims at bringing together leading international scientists to explore emerging themes in viral infections and immune dysregulation, and providing promising venues for immune interventions. 

 

Time and Venue: 

 

October 21-23, 2016; Wuhan, China 

 

Organizers: 

 

Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of  Sciences 

Nature Microbiology 

Chinese Society for Immunology 

Committee on Virology, Chinese Society for  Microbiology 

  

Scientific Organizing Committee 

Hong Tang      

 

  Key Laboratory of Infection and Immunity,                       
  Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
 

George Gao  

  Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China 

Andrew Jermy  

  Nature Microbiology, UK 

 

Nonia Pariente  

  Nature Microbiology, UK 

 

Local Organizing Committee

 

Xin-wen Chen  

 Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

Yan-yi Wang  

 Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

Bin Wei  

 Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

Zhong Huang  

 Chinese Society for Immunology, Chinese Academy of Medicine 

Ying Wu  

 Chinese Society for Microbiology, Division of Virology 

 

Session Topics:

 

1.Epidemiology of emerging viral disease  

2.Persistent viral infection and immune dysregulation 

3.Viral pathogenesis 

4.Immune intervention and prevention  of disease 

5.Innate antiviral immunity  

6.Induction of systemic adaptive   immunity 

 

Speakers List:

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS 

 

Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti  

St Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA 

Hong-bing Shu  

Wuhan University, China 

 

PLENARY SPEAKERS 

 

George Gao  

Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China 

Elodie Ghedin  

New York University, USA 

Malik Peiris  

The University of Hong Kong, China 

Hualan Chen  

Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy  Agricultural  

Sciences, China 

Fusheng Wang  

Beijing Institute of Infectious Diseases, China 

Sharon Lewin  

University of Melbourne, Australia 

Andrea L Cox  

Johns Hopkins University, USA 

James Crowe  

Vanderbuilt University, USA 

Wendy Barclay  

Imperial College London, UK 

Kwok-Yung Yuen  

The University of Hong Kong, China 

Amadou Sall  

Institut Pasteur of Dakar, Senegal  

Nancy Sullivan  

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH, USA 

Dennis Burton  

The Scripps Research Institute, USA 

Rafick-Pierre Sekaly  

Case Western Reserve University, USA 

Paul Klenerman  

University of Oxford, UK 

Kanta Subbarao  

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH, USA 

John Schoggins  

University of Texas Southwestern, USA 

James Chen  

University of Texas Southwestern, USA 

Gong Cheng  

Tsinghua University School of Medicine, China 

Ed Mocarski  

Emory University, USA 

Bing Sun  

Institut Pasteur of Shanghai, CAS, China 

Hai Qi  

Tsinghua University School of Medicine, China 

David Masopust  

University of Minnesota, USA 

Jose Villadangos  

The University of Melbourne, Australia 

 

Contact Us:

 

Registration Websites: http://www.nature.com/natureconferences/viir2016/index.html 

                          http://viir2016.csp.escience.cn 

   

VIIR Conference Secretariat: 

Ms. Han Zhang 

Wuhan Institute of Virology, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

No. 44, Xiao Hong Shan, Wuhan, Hubei, China, 430071 

zhanghan@wh.iov.cn 

Tel: +86-27-8719859   

 

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