Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Herpes Virus Symposium

Agenda 2017



FRIDAY, JUNE 23  2017

            8:25 am Erle Robertson Ph.D., Vice Chair of Otorhinolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, Professor of Microbiology Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania 
♦   Opening Remarks 
First Session  Laurie Krug, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, 
Stony Brook University
   ♦   Moderator of first session
 8:30–9:00 am Harvey Friedman M.D., Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
♦   "Efficacy of a trivalent subunit antigen vaccine in prevention of genital herpes"
9:00–9:15 am Julian Scherer, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Fellow, Lynn Enquist's Lab, Princeton University 
♦   "Complex of Three Envelope Proteins Mediates Anterograde Transport and Spread"
9:15–9:30 am Eric Burton, Graduate Student, Sumita Bhaduri-McIntosh's Lab, Stony Brook University
♦   "KAP1/TRIM28 is repressed and post-translationally modified during the Epstein-Barr
      virus lytic cycle"
9:30–9:45 am♦ Claude Krummenacher, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Science, Rowan University
♦   "How HSV interferes with normal functions of its cellular receptors"
9:45–10:00 am Eui Tae Kim, Ph.D., Research Associate, Matthew Weitzman's Lab, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
♦   "Searching for substrates of the ICP0 ubiquitin ligase of HSV-1"
10:00–10:30 am COFFEE BREAK
Second Session  Clare Sample, Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology and Immunology,
Penn State College of Medicine
♦   Moderator of second session
10:30–11:15 am Jim Alwine, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Cancer Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Gertrude and Werner Henle Lectureship Keynote Speaker
♦   "Serving its own schemes:The manipulation of host cell signaling, stress responses
      and metabolism by HCMV"
11:15–11:30 am Yan Yuan, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania Dental Medicine
♦   "Evidences for Kaposi’s sarcoma originating from mesenchymal stem cells through
      mesenchymal-to-endothelial transition"
11:30–11:45 am Nick Van Skike, Graduate Student, Laurie Krug's Lab, Stony Brook University
♦   "Absence of ORF75A, a member of the gammaherpesvirus FGARAT family, reduces the
      specific infectivity of MHV68 particles and impairs acute replication and reactivation
      from latency in the host"
11:45–12:00 pm Shane McAllister, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Minnesota
♦   "Repurposing Beta Blockers to Improve Treatment of KSHV-associated Malignancies"
 12:00–1:15 pm LUNCH
Third Session  Gary Cohen, Ph.D., Professor of Dental Medicine,
University of Pennsylvania
​​​​​​​  ♦   Moderator of third session
1:15–1:25 pm Comments by Harvey Friedman and Claude Krummenacher honoring Roz Eisenburg
1:25–1:55 pm Angus Wilson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, New York University​​​​​​​
♦   "Breaking down the barriers: first steps in herpes simplex virus reactivation"
1:55–2:10 pm Wei Liu, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Fellow, Jianxin You's Lab, University of Pennsylvania​​​​​​​
♦  "Probing the oncogenic mechanisms of MCPyV-associated MCC using a chemical approach"​​​​​​​
2:10–2:25 pm Joshua Walston, Graduate Student, Clare Sample's Lab, Penn State College of Medicine​​​​​​​
♦   "Epstein-Barr Infection and Spread in Stratified Epithelium"​​​​​​​
2:25–2:40 pm Sydney Campbell, Graduate Student, Kathryn Wellen's Lab, University of Pennsylvania
♦   "Microenvironmental regulation of the hexosamine biosynthesis pathway."
2:40–3:10 pm AFTERNOON BREAK
Final Session  Paul Lieberman, Ph.D., Professor of Gene Expression and Regulation Program,
​​​​​​​Wistar Institute
♦   Moderator of final session
3:10–3:40 pm Ileana Cristea, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University 
♦   "Dynamic Proteome Organization and Host Defense during Viral Infection"​​​​​​​
3:40–3:55 pm Alessandra De Leo, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Fellow, Paul Lieberman's Lab, The Wistar Institute
♦   "ER stress-induced RAD21 cleavage disrupts Cohesin-dependent conformational control
      of KSHV latency"
3:55–4:10 pm Chad Kuny, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Fellow, Moriah Szpara's Lab, Penn State University​​​​​​​ 
♦  "Genetic drift & selection in a captive HSV-1 population"​​​​​​​
4:10–4:25 pm Clare Burn, Graduate Student, Betsy Herold's Lab, Albert Einstein College of Medicine​​​​​​​
♦    "HVEM and ADCC: lessons from the HSV-2 ΔgD vaccine”​​​​​​​  
4:25–4:40 pm William Donegan, Ph.D., Post-Docoral Fellow, Jane Clifford's Lab, Drexel Medical School
♦    "HSV-1 Activates the DNA Damage Response through ICP4”​​​​​​​