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7–9 February 2018 Viruses 2018

Barcelona, Spain

Dear Colleagues,

It is with great pleasure that I announce the conference “Viruses 2018: Breakthroughs in Viral Replication” to be held in Barcelona, Spain 7-9, February, 2018. The importance of viruses to human health has never been more apparent, and significant progress is being made in understanding virus replication, structure, transmission, pathogenesis, and antiviral immunity. This conference will bring together leading virologists from around the world to share their recent findings. Meeting participants will have the opportunity to present posters and short talks on their work and discuss their research in a relaxed, collegial environment.

The conference is sponsored by MDPI, the publisher of the open-access journal Viruses and follows the very successful meeting Viruses 2016: At the Forefront of Virus-Host Interactions held in Jan 2016 in Basel, Switzerland. 

I very much look forward to seeing you at this exciting meeting in Barcelona.

Best regards,

Eric O. Freed, Ph.D.

Editor-in-Chief, Viruses
Director, HIV Dynamics and Replication Program
National Cancer Institute
Frederick, MD, USA


24–28 June 2017 ASV 2017

Madison, Wisconsin, USA

ASV President, Rebecca Dutch, the Officers, Councilors, Committee Members, and the local organizing committee headed by Kristen Bernard and Paul Friesen of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, invite you to participate in the 36th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology being held at the beautiful Monona Terrace Convention Center in Madison, Wisconsin.
The 2017 ASV scientific program will include symposia, five (5) satellite symposia; concurrent workshops and poster sessions on a wide range of virology topics; and special educational presentations punctuated by collegial mixers and social events and a showcase of exhibitors. The meeting begins Saturday morning, June 24th at 8:30 a.m. with the five satellite symposia and kicks off with the Welcome Reception at 3:30 pm. The Keynote Address will be presented from 5:30 to 6:30 pm and the first group of simultaneous workshop sessions will follow beginning at 7:00 pm. Note: The deadline for submission of abstracts is 11:59 p.m. EST on February 1, 2017.

Madison and the University of Wisconsin
Madison, with its four picturesque lakes in southern Wisconsin, offers and excellent range of cultural and recreational opportunities. The Monona Terrace Convention Center is located on the shores of Lake Monona, two blocks from the State Capitol and downtown attractions (museums, shopping and brewpubs). This amazing, multi-level structure designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is an architectural gem, and providing for the entire scientific program sessions, dining and the banquet to take place in this single, convenient location.

Registration Deadlines
May 19, 2017 at 11:59 pm EST deadline for EARLY registration fees; May 20, 2017 – June 16, 2017 registration fees increase for all registrants; June 17, 2017 through on-site a LATE REGISTRATION FEE ($75) is assessed for all registrations which may only be made on-site.

On-campus residence hall accommodations are available online through the conference website from January 3rd through June 1st. A number of rooms have also been blocked at local hotels. Visit the conference web site at https://extensionconferencecenters.uwex.edu/asv2017 for complete information; online meeting registration; as well as information on travel and lodging accommodations.

We look forward to seeing you at ASV 2017!


For further information contact:
Dorothea L. Sawicki, Ph.D., Secretary-Treasurer, ASV
Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology
University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences
Tel. (419) 383-5173; Email: asv@asv.org


17–21 July 2017 IUMS 2017


Organised by International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS) and hosted by Singapore Society for Microbiology and Biotechnology (SSMB); IUMS 2017 Singapore will be held from 17-21 July 2017 at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, this triennial congress encompasses THREE international congress, namely: 

  • 15th International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology 
  • 15th International Congress of Mycology and Eukaryotic Microbiology 
  • 17th International Congress of Virology

The congresses will deal with all aspects of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology and is a platform for the exchange of knowledge and opinions of professionals from academia, industry, government and for fostering international collaborations. IUMS 2017 Singapore will have more than 100 international speakers and expects 3,000 attendees globally. With 28 plenary sessions/lectures, and over 80 workshops, we hope to engage and reach out to more audiences for this great opportunity where they can network, exchange ideas and learn some of the latest research or findings in the microbiological community - making this the world largest microbiology conference with the most comprehensive group of scientists at a single gathering with participation from across the globe

Join us in IUMS 2017, for an enlightening, informative and enriching experience.

For more information on IUMS 2017 Singapore, please visit: www.iums2017singapore.com


17–22 July 2017 DNATV 2017

Birmingham, UK

DNA Tumour Virus (DNATV) brings together a diverse group of researchers with common research interests in the study of DNA tumour viruses.

These viruses include the polyomaviruses, papillomaviruses, adenoviruses, herpesvirus and other DNA viruses. These viruses have served as invaluable models towards understanding the process of cancer progression. In some cases the DNA tumour viruses are also clinically important pathogens that cause cancer in humans. The most notable examples are the human papillomavirus that are the cause of essentially all cervical cancers. Research of HPV and other DNA tumour viruses continues to progress rapidly and this meeting is a major forum for the dissemination of these findings. The DNATV meeting has occurred yearly for over 4 decades and over the years has showcased extraordinary breakthroughs in virology and cancer biology. 

Join us in Birmingham, UK, 17th-22nd July 2017.



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