Retroviruses
May 23 - 28, 2022
Abstract Deadline: March 4, 2022

Organizers:

Stuart Neil, King's College London, UK
Viviana Simon, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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COVID-19: All participants will be required to provide documentary proof of full vaccination with a FDA or EMA approved vaccine. Additional safety measures will be in line with current NY and federal guidelines applicable in spring 2022.

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We are pleased to host the 47th annual meeting on Retroviruses which will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, May 23 and will conclude after lunch on Saturday, May 28, 2022.

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:
Carol Carter, Stony Brook University
Thomas Hope, Northwestern University

Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline.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 Val Pakaluk

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

Corporate sponsorship provided by:


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. The status (talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers.

Financial Aid: Please apply in writing via email to Val Pakaluk if you require financial support; preference will be given to those submitting abstracts.

Social Media: The designated hashtag for this meeting is #cshlretro. Note that you must obtain permission from an individual presenter before live-tweeting or discussing his/her talk, poster, or research results on social media. Click the Policies tab above to see our full Confidentiality & Reporting Policy.

This conference may be supported in part by: TBA

Pricing:

In-Person Fees
Academic/Media Private Room/Private Bath Package: $2,000 (Subject to availability.)
Academic/Media Private Room/Shared Bath Package: $1,875
Academic Shared Room Package: $1,700
Academic/Media No-Housing Package: $1,250
Student Package*: $1,575
Student No-Housing Package: $1,125
Corporate Private Room/Private Bath Package: $2,470
Corporate No-Housing Package: $1,720

*Student Housing is default double occupancy. Please enquire about availability and fees to upgrade to private room.

Rules for Virtual Participation: Virtual participation will include access to the oral sessions via Zoom, access to the digital poster sessions and access to the Slack discussion channel, and the Leading Strand video archive.

Presenters: Individuals submitting abstracts and facing financial barriers should firstly request financial aid (see above). Permission to present your talk or poster virtually will be given only in exceptional circumstances and on a case-by-case basis. If you think you are eligible for an exemption from the requirement to present in person, please provide a justification in writing via email to Val Pakaluk.

Non-presenting participants: We plan to broaden access to the conference by allowing certain categories of non-presenting participants to attend virtually at reduced fees. Categories include: 
1. Additional members of individual laboratories (4th or more lab member) - PI must supply list of lab members via email to XXXX
2. Individuals from low & middle income countries; 
3. Individuals from non-LMIC countries in Asia, Australasia, Africa or South America; 
4. Individuals from US & Canadian minority serving institutions; 
5. Individuals with a demonstrable financial barrier; 
6. Individuals with family obligations or other special circumstances. 
For categories 5 & 6 above, please provide a justification via email to Val Pakaluk

Virtual Fees
Academic Virtual Package: $335
Student Virtual Package: $210
Corporate Virtual Package: $495