Hepatitis C and Hepatitis G virus Seminar
With the upcoming 3rd International Hepatitis C virus meeting in
Queensland we have managed to lure some international speakers down to
Melbourne for a half day seminar on the theme of genetic diversity and
diagnosis of HCV and an update on the recently described blood borne,
flavivirus-like, human hepatitis agent discovered by Genelabs -
tentatively named hepatitis G virus. The speakers will include:
Professor Stan Lemon
Stan is a Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
and has published widely on the hepatitis viruses. His interests
include the replication of HCV.
Dr Ian Pike
Ian is a senior scientist at Murex who has led the team that developed
the recently released Murex HCV serotyping assay.
Dr Jungsuh P Kim
Jungsuh is the senior scientist at Genelabs that led the team that
Dr Scott Bowden
Scott will bring us up to date on HCV diagnosis and the Australian
distribution of genotypes.
The seminar will be on Tuesday, September 5,1995 it will start at 1230h
for a light lunch and the speakers will begin at 1300h. The meeting
will finish by 1800h. The meeting will be held in the Old Recreation
Hall, Fairfield Hospital. There will be a nominal fee of $15 ($5 to
students / trainees) and this will include lunch. We gratefully
acknowledge the support of both Murex and Diagnostic Technology. The
speakers will be entertained at Blake's Restaurant, Southgate in the
evening and people attending the seminar are invited to join us (a two
course meal costs approximately $30).
If you wish to attend the evening meal please include a deposit of $15
which will be taken off your bill at the restaurant - hopefully wine
will also be subsidised!
For further information please contact Len Moaven on (03) 280 2222 &
page 032 (email:profpuk at werple.mira.net.au.) or Scott Bowden on 280