Retroviruses
May 18 - 23, 2020
Abstract Deadline: February 28, 2020

Organizers:

Zandrea Ambrose, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Ronald Swanstrom, University of north Carolina Chapel Hill


We are pleased to host the 45th annual meeting on Retroviruses which will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 18 and will conclude after lunch on Saturday, May 23, 2020.

We are looking forward to a broad-based meeting, and abstracts are welcomed on all aspects of retrovirology.

Topics:
  • Entry: Envelopes, Antibodies and Vaccines
  • Post-Entry Events: Reverse Transcription and Uncoating
  • Nuclear Entry and Restriction Factors
  • Integration
  • Transcription, Latency, Antivirals and Functional Cure
  • Viral RNA, RNA Packaging and Restriction Factors
  • Assembly and Budding: Co-Factors and Restriction Factors
  • Immune Responses and Pathogenesis
  • Retroelements and Evolution
Keynote Speakers:

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Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the organizers and individual session chairs. Status (talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers.
The ANDY KAPLAN Prize: We are pleased to announce that this year’s meeting will again accept nominations for this prize which aim to honor the research achievements of a unique investigator in retrovirology who is entering the late stages of his or her postdoctoral work or at the early stages of an independent career. View Andy Kaplan Prize nominating instructions.
The UTA VON SCHWEDLER Prize for Retrovirology was established in 2012 to be awarded annually with the purpose of honoring the accomplishments of a distinguished graduate student as he or she completes a dissertation in retrovirology. The cash prize is awarded directly to the student based upon their scientific accomplishments and promise. Additional information can be found here.
The DANIEL WOLF Prize was established in 2011 to be awarded annually for the best poster presented at this annual meeting. There are no requirements for entry, all posters presented will be eligible, although preference will be given to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows embarking on a career in any aspect of retrovirology. More information here.

All questions pertaining to registration, fees, housing, meals, transportation, visas, abstract submission or any other matters may be directed to Catie Carr carr@cshl.edu 

This conference is supported in part by: National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases

Corporate sponsorship provided by: TBA

Pricing:

Academic Package: $XXX
Graduate/PhD Student Package: $XXX
Corporate Package: $XXX
Academic/Student No-Housing Package: $XXX
Corporate No-Housing Package: $XXX

Regular packages are all inclusive and cover registration, food, housing, parking, wine-and-cheese party, lobster banquet, etc. No-Housing packages include all costs except housing. Full payment is due 4 weeks prior to the meeting.

We have funds to provide partial scholarships for individuals who are US citizens/permanent residents from minority groups under-represented in the life sciences. Please provide justification in writing to Catie Carr, carr@cshl.edu and state your financial needs. Preference will be given to those applying who submit abstracts to the meeting.