Scientific Program

Session 1: HIV Vaccines

Chair

Jose Esparza, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA

Chair

Mary Marovich, NIH, USA

13:30-13:55

Workshop on What type of HIV vaccine research should be promoted?

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Chairs: Jose Esparza, Dimiter Dimitrov and Marc H.V. Van Regenmortel,

Session 2: Therapeutic Approaches and Targets for Viral Infections
Location: John Hopkins

Chair

H. Ohrui, Yokohama College of Pharmacy, Japan

Chair

Franco Lori, ViroStatics, Italy

18:00-18:20

Break: 18:40-19:40 Cocktails Sponsored by Journal of Antivirals & Antiretrovirals @ Eden´s Landing Restaurant

Session 3: HIV and Other Retroviruses

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Constantinos Petrovas, NIAID-NIH, USA

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Sanjay Phogat, Sanofi Pasteur, USA

Session 4: Viral Immunology and Respiratory Viral Infections

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Ruth M. Ruprecht, Texas Biomedical Research Institute, USA

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Suryaprakash Sambhara, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA

Session 5: Viral Hepatitis

Chair

Gokul C. Das, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

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Mohammed N. Al-Ahdal, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Saudi Arabia

Session 6: Viral Infections

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CR Mejia, Hospital Roosevelt, Guatemala

Chair

Claude Sabeta, Agricultural Research Council-Ondersterpoort Veterinary Institute, South Africa