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Virology Conference

Dr. John M. Taylor jm_taylor at W470.FCCC.EDU
Sat Apr 8 12:33:10 EST 1995


Applications for the following meeting close April 30, 1995
Forms can be obtained from grc at grcmail.grc.uri.edu

Gordon Research Conference on Viruses and Cells

June 11 Q June 16
Tilton School, Tilton, New Hampshire, U.S.A.

Co-chairs
  Vincent Racaniello (racaniello at cuccfa.ccc.columbia.edu)
  John Taylor (jm_taylor at w470.fccc.edu)


Pathogenesis:
  Frank Chisari, Mechanism of HBV-associated pathogenesis 
  Louis Miller, Apoptosis induced by baculovirus replication
  David Baltimore, The question of HIV-1 latency
  Nancy Raab-Traub, Epstein-Barr virus recombination

Immune response to virus infection:
  Rafi Ahmed, Host response to LCMV 
  Margaret Liu, New strategy of DNA vaccines 
  Geoffrey Smith, Avoidance of host response by poxviruses
  David Johnson, HSV avoidance of immune response

Virus recognition and entry into cells:
  Paul Bates, ALV receptor
  Mary Manchester, Measles receptor 
  Margaret Kielian, Mechanism of SFV fusion
  Don Ganem, Hepadnavirus receptor 

Translation:
  Nahum Sonenberg, Host proteins in internal initiation
  Robert Schneider, Adenovirus translation
  Michael Katze, Activation of PKR kinase

Processing of viral proteins:
  Charles Rice, Hepatitis C virus
  Ron Swanstrom, Retrovirus protease
  Wade Gibson, HSV assembly
  Erik Barklis, Retrovirus assembly 

Replication:
  Christoph Seeger, Hepdnavirus reverse transcription
  Mark Challberg, HSV replication 

Interactions with host proteins:
  Peter Palese, Host proteins in influenza replication
  Bryan Cullen, Host proteins in HIV-1 replication
  Jeremy Luban, Cyclosporin in HIV-1 replication
  Don Rubin, Cellular genes required for reovirus replication 
  Paul Ahlquist, Plant virus replication in yeast

Viral assembly and structure:
  Jack Rose, Envelope protein maturation 
  Eric Hunter, gag and env in retrovirus assembly
  Klaus Strebel, vpu and HIV-1 assembly
  James Hogle, Poliovirus structure 
  Michael Rossmann, Determinants of viral structure



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