NVBMB Spring Symposium 'Viral Envelope & Spike Proteins'

NVBMB Spring symposium July 2, 2012, AMC Amsterdam

University of Amsterdam, Oude Turfmarkt 129, Amsterdam

Theme: Viral Envelope & Spike Proteins

Rogier Sanders (University of Amsterdam), winner of the NVBMB prize 2011, has assembled a very attractive program of the top researchers in his field, both from the Netherlands and abroad.

For (free) registration please send your name and affiliation to commoffice@amc.uva.nl before June 20.

+ show speakers and program
10.30 Arrival/coffee

11.00 Raoul de Groot (Utrecht University)

Sweet attachment: structural and biological consequences of viral

adaptation to specific sialic acid receptor determinants

11.45 Chris Scanlan (Oxford University

Therapeutic exploitation of antibody- carbohydrate interactions

12.30 Lunch

13.30 lneke Braakman (Utrecht University)

Viral glycoprotein folding in the endoplasmic reticulum

14.15 Rogier Sanders (University of Amsterdam)

Stabilization of HIV-1 envelope glycoprotein trimers for vaccine design

15.00 Tea break

15.30 Ron Fouchier (Erasmus University)

Transmission of influenza A/HSN1 virus via aerosol or respiratory droplets

between ferrets

16.15 lan Wilson (The Scripps Research Institute)

Broad neutralization of HIV-1 and influenza viruses

17.00 Drinks

2 Jul - 2 Jul 2012
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