UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HERPESVIRUS: PATHOGENESIS & CANCER SYMPOSIUM
FRIDAY, JUNE 2 2015
|8:00 am||REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST|
|8:25am||Erle Robertson Ph.D., Vice Chair of Otorhinolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery,
Professor of Microbiology Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
♦ Opening Remarks
|8:30–9:00 am||SANTOSH KESARI MD, PhD, FANA Professor and Director of Neuro-Oncology,
UC San Diego School of Medicine
♦ "Oncolytic viral therapy for brain cancer"
|9:00–9:15 am||LAURIE KRUG PhD, Assistant Professor, Stony Brook University
♦ “Novel functions for a gammaherpesvirus vFGAM tegument protein in replication
|9:15–9:30 am||ADAM OBERSTEIN PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Thomas E. Shenk’s Lab,
♦ "Comparative proteomics analysis of HCMV infected fibroblasts and epithelial cells"
|9:30–9:45 am||WILLIAM DONEGAN, Graduate Student, Jane Azizkhan-Clifford’s lab, Drexel University
♦ "The role of ATM and Chk2 in HSV-1 infection"
|9:45–10:00 am||MING LYE PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Donald M. Coen’s Lab, Harvard University
♦ "Structures of cytomegalovirus nuclear egress complex"
|10:00–10:30 am||COFFEE BREAK|
|10:30–11:15 am||DAVID M KNIPE, PhD., Professor, Chair of Virology Program, Harvard University
Gertrude and Werner Henle Lectureship Keynote Speaker
♦ "Epigenetics of Herpesviral Lytic and Latent Infection-Building on the Foundation
Provided by Nigel Fraser"
|11:15–11:30 am||EMILY BOWMAN, Graduate Student, Clare E. Sample’s Lab, Pennsylvania State
College of Medicine
♦ "Epstein-Barr Virus EBNA3A Represses Transcription of the Cell Cycle
|11:30–11:45 am||UTSAV PANDEY, Graduate Student, Moriah L. Szpara’s Lab, Pennsylvania State University
♦ "DNA from dust: The first full-length genome of MDV-1, isolated from naturally shed
virions in poultry dust"
|11:45–12:00 pm||CLAUDE KRUMMENACHER PhD, Assistant Professor, Rowan University
♦ "Nectin-1: induction by glycoprotein D of ectopic localization"
|1:15–1:45 pm||TIMOTHY BLOCK PhD, President, Baruch S. Blumberg Institute
♦ "The other chronic viral infection: hepatitis B"
|1:45–2:00 pm||SITA AWASTHI PhD, Research Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
♦ "A genital herpes vaccine that targets viral entry and blocks evasion of host
|2:00–2:15 pm||KRYSTAL LUM, Graduate Student, Ileana M. Cristea’s Lab, Princeton University
♦ "Interactions of the antiviral factor IFI16 mediate immune signaling and herpes
simplex virus-1 immunosuppression"
|2:15–2:30 pm||SUMITA BHADURI-MCINTOSH MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Stony Brook University
♦ "STAT3 regulates lytic activation of human gamma-herpesviruses"
|2:30–3:00 pm||AFTERNOON BREAK|
|3:00–3:30 pm||ROBERT YARCHOAN MD, Chief, HIV and AIDs Malignancy Branch, NCI/NIH
♦ "Pathogenesis and therapeutic approaches to KSHV-associated multicentric
Castleman disease and related disorders"
|3:30–3:45 pm||Ayman El-Guindy Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Yale University
♦ "The case for a new subclass of EBV late genes"
|3:45–4:00 pm||JIA ZHU PhD, Research Assistant Professor, University of Washington
♦ "Tissue resident immunity in human genital herpes infection"
|4:00–4:15 pm||DONGLI PAN PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Donald M. Coen’s Lab, Harvard University
♦ "Regulation of host and viral microRNA biogenesis in herpes simplex virus-1 infected
cells and ganglia"
|4:15–4:30 pm||HUI CHEN PhD, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Yan Yuan’s Lab, University of Pennsylvania
♦ "The Micro-biology of Micropeptides: Insights from KSHV"