Program-WCVI

Track Infomation
Track 1: Global Epidemics and Prevention

  Track Info

Track 1-1: Molecular Epidemiology of Emerging Virus Transmission and Distribution
Time: 13:30-15:50, July 31, 2010 (Saturday) Place: Room No. 201, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

  Session Chair:

Dr. Konglai Zhang, Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Peking Union Medical College, China

13:30-13:50

Keynote Speech:
Title: Recapturizing of Public Health Sciences on HIV/AIDS in China
Dr. Konglai Zhang, Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Peking Union Medical College, China

13:50-14:10

Title: Molecular Surveillance of HIV Infection in some Provinces and Cities of Vietnam
Dr. Duy Khang Dinh, Head, Vietnamese Academy of Science and Technology, Vietnam

14:10-14:30

Title: Influenza Pandemic Surveillance and Research Opportunities in the Caribbean
Dr. Sandra Jackson, Director, National Influenza Center, University of the West Indies, Jamaica

14:30-14:50

Title: Determinants Contributing to the Newly Emergent Virus
Dr. Yusuf Ozbal, Professor & Chairman, Department of Medical Microbiology, Medical Faculty
of Erciyes University, Turkey

14:50-15:10

Title: Emergence and Recombination of Tick Borne Encephalitis Virus in Sweden
Dr. Peter Norberg, Assistant Professor, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Microbiology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

15:10-15:30

Title: Enteric Viruses in Water as an Environmental Health Risk Factor in a Megacity
Dr. Ana C. Espinosa, Assistant Researcher, Universidad National Autonoma of Mexico, Mexico

15:30-15:50

Coffee Break

Track 1-2: Molecular Epidemiology: Zoonoses, Recombination, and Co-infection
Time: 15:50-16:50, July 31, 2010 (Saturday) Place: Room No. 201, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

  Session Chair:

Dr. Selma Gokahmetoglu, Professor, Department of Microbiology, Erciyes University Medicine Faculty, Turkey

15:50-16:10

Title: Molecular Epidemiology of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus
Dr. Selma Gokahmetoglu, Professor, Department of Microbiology, Erciyes University Medicine Faculty, Turkey

16:10-16:30

Title: Monitoring for Potentially Xenozoonotoc Viruses
Dr. Olga Garkavenko, Head, Living Cell Technologies Ltd, New Zealand

16:30-16:50

Title: Crimean Congo Hemorrrhagic Fevers in the Republic of Kosova
Dr. Salih Ahmeti, Professor, Clinic of Infectious Disease, Department of Hemorrhagic Fevers, Medical Faculty University of Prishtina, University Clinical Center of Kosova, Republic of Kosova

Track 1-3: Prevention and Prevention Interventions
Time: 09:00-10:00, August 1, 2010 (Sunday) Place: Room No. 201, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

  Session Chair:

Dr. Anastasia Hutchinson, Project Officer, University of Melbourne, Australia

09:00-09:20

Title: Prevention of Severe Respiratory Viral Infections in a High-Risk Population with Chronic Respiratory Disease
Dr. Anastasia Hutchinson, Project Officer, University of Melbourne, Australia

9:20-9:40

Title: Marital and Cohabiting Relationships: Lessons on HIV Prevention from South Africa
Dr. Pranitha Maharaj, Professor, School of Development Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

9:40-10:00

Title: Down-stream Processing and Concentration of Viruses on Monolithic Supports
Dr. Petra Kramberger, Researcher, BIA Separations, Slovenia

10:00-10:15

Coffee Break

Track 1-4: Operational Research in Prevention, Care, and Treatment
Time: 13:30-14:10, August 1, 2010 (Sunday) Place: Room No. 201, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

  Session Chair:

Dr. Gamal El Sawaf,, Head, Microbiology Department, Alexandria University, Egypt

13:30-13:50

Title: Current HCV Situation in Egypt: Epidemiological Aspects, Prevention and Control Strategies
Dr. Gamal El Sawaf, Head, Microbiology Department, Alexandria University, Egypt

13:50-14:10

Title: Governance of Preventive Health Intervention and on Time Verification of its Efficiency in
Italy
Dr. Francesco Saverio Mennini, Professor, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

Track 1-5: Impact and Integration of Programmes
Time: 14:10-16:20, August 1, 2010 (Sunday) Place: Room No. 201, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

  Session Chair:

Dr. Karin Moelling, Professor & Director, Institute of Medical Virology, University Zurich, Switzerland

14:10-14:50

Keynote Speech:
Title: Informatics and Decision Support in Clinical Virology: A Global Web-based Program
Dr. Stephen Berger, Director, Geographic Medicine and Clinical Microbiology, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel

14:50-15:10

Title: HIV Suicide and siDNA against Viruses and Cancer
Dr. Karin Moelling, Professor & Director, Institute of Medical Virology, University Zurich, Switzerland

15:10-15:20

Coffee Break

15:20-15:40

Title: The Burden of HIV/AIDS in the Commonwealth
Dr. Joseph Amuzu, Adivser, Health Section, Commonwealth Secretariat, UK

15:40-16:00

Title: Consequences of HIV-stigma in Sub-Saharan Africa and How it Affects Care of People Living
with HIV/AIDS
Dr. Ngozi C. Mbonu, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands

16:00-16:20

Title: Blood Safety and Quality Adequacy of the Haematotherapy Post Network in Chad
Dr. Nando Campanella, HIV Country Officer, WHO Angola, Angola

Track 2: General Virology and Basic Sciences

 Track Info

Track 2-1: Viruses from Structure to Biology
Time: 13:30-14:10, July 31, 2010 (Saturday) Place: Room No. 202, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

  Session Chair:

Dr. Miroslav Sip, Department Head, Department of Laboratory Methods and Medical Technology, Faculty of Health and Social Studies, University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic

13:30-13:50

Title: Vaccinia Viral Envelope Protein A27 Specifically Interacts with Heparin or Heparan Sulfate
for Cell Surface Attachment - A Structural and Functional Study
Dr. Der-Lii M. Tzou, Research Associate Fellow, Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

13:50-14:10

Title: Viral Dynamics and Ecology in Rice Field
Dr. Natsuko Nakayama, Professor, Laboratory of Soil Biology and Chemistry, Graduate School of Nagoya University, Japan

Track 2-2: Viral Genomics and Proteomics
09:00-09:40, August 1, 2010 (Sunday) Place: Room No. 202, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

  Session Chair:

Dr. Yongjie Wang, Professor, Marine Virology Laboratory, Shanghai Ocean University, China

09:00-09:20

Title: Viral and Celluar Promoter Methylation Sstaus in Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia
Dr. Ruei Nian Li, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Science and Environmental Biology, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan

09:20-09:40

Title: The Genome of Oryctes Rhinoceros Nudivirus Provides Novel Insight into the Evolution of
Nuclear Arthropod-specific Large Circular Double-stranded DNA Viruses
Dr. Yongjie Wang, Professor, Marine Virology Laboratory, Shanghai Ocean University, China

Track 2-3: Viral Replication Cycle
Time: 16:20-17:40, August 1, 2010 (Sunday) Place: Room No. 201, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

  Session Chair:

Dr. Jun Nakabayashi, Assistant Professor, Department of Evolutionary Study of Biosystem, Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Japan

16:20-16:40

Title: Betanodavirus-induced ER Stress Can Affect Viral Replication in Fish Cells
Dr. Jiann-Ruey Hong, Associate Professor, Institute of Biotechnology, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

16:40-17:00

Title: Optimal Gene Expression Pattern of HSV-1 Maximizing the Efficiency of Its Intracellular
Replication
Dr. Jun Nakabayashi, Assistant Professor, Department of Evolutionary Study of Biosystem, Graduate University for Advanced Studies, Japan

17:00-17:20

Title: Enterovirus 71 Induced Autophagy and Its Role in Pathogenesis
Dr. Hsiao-Sheng Liu, Professor, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

17:20-17:40

Title: Induction Mechanism of Ebp1 by Influenza Virus Infection
Dr. Ayae Honda, Professor, Hosei University, Japan

Track 2-4: Cellular Factors Affecting Viral Replication and Pathogenicity
Time: 09:00-11:30, August 2, 2010 (Monday) Place: Room No. 201, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

  Session Chair:

Dr. Manfred Wolfgang Marschall, Principal Investigator &Associate Professor, Institute for Clinical
and Molecular Virology, Medical Center Erlangen, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

Session Co-chair

Dr. Richard Y. Zhao, Associate Professor & Division Head, University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA

09:00-09:20

Title: Regulatory Roles of Protein Kinases in Cytomegalovirus Replication
Dr. Manfred Wolfgang Marschall, Principal Investigator &Associate Professor, Institute for Clinical and Molecular Virology, Medical Center Erlangen, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

09:20-09:40

Title: The Role of Integrin-type Adhesion Receptors in the Entry of Picornaviruses
Dr. Jyrki Heino, Professor & Director, BioCity Turku, University of Turku, Finland

09:40-10:00

Title: Expression of IGF 1 Isoforms during Cancerogenesis HPV Positive Cell
Dr. Anna Gozdzicka-Jozefiak, Professor & Head, Department of Molecular Virology, Adam Mickiewicz University of Poznan, Poland

10:00-10:20

Title: Identification of Host and Viral Factors in Mediating Vascular Permeability of Human Endothelial Cells during Dengue Virus Infection
Dr. Justin Jang Hann Chu, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, National University of Singapore, Singapore

10:20-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:50

Title: Cell Cycle G2/M Arrest through an S Phase-dependent Mechanism by HIV-1 Viral Protein R
Dr. Richard Y. Zhao, Associate Professor & Division Head, University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA

10:50-11:10

Title: Understanding Virus Infection and Therapy Arising from Mathematical Modeling
Dr. Lequan Min, Professor, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China

11:10-11:30

Title: Protein Arrangements and Assembly in Icosahedral Capsids: Selection Rules Inspired by Statistical Physics
Dr. Vladimir Lorman, Principal Investigator & Director, "Connection with Life Sciences" Project, University Montpellier II, France

Track 3: Medical and Clinical Virology

 Track Info

Track 3-1: Clinical Viral Diagnostics
Time: 14:10-15:50, July 31, 2010 (Saturday) Place: Room No. 202, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

  Session Chair:

Dr. Miroslav Sip, Department Head, Department of Laboratory Methods and Medical Technology, Faculty of Health and Social Studies, University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic

14:10-14:30

Title: Alternative Method for Rapid Airborne Virus Detection
Dr. Elina Machefer, Asia Area Manager, Bertin Technologies, France

14:30-14:50

Title: Molecular Recognition in Virus Diagnosis
Dr. Miroslav Sip, Department Head, Department of Laboratory Methods and Medical Technology, Faculty of Health and Social Studies, University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic

14:50-15:10

Title: Novel Fluorescent Detection of Virus Using Cytosine Bulge Hairpin Primers for PCR
Dr. Fumie Takei, Assistant Professor, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research (ISIR), Osaka University, Japan

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:50

Title: Building Molecular Diagnostic Capacity in the Resource Strapped Countries for Viral Detection, Surveillance and Monitoring-Our Experience in Nepal
Dr. Dibesh Karmacharya, International Director, The Center for Molecular Dynamics-Nepal, Nepal

Track 3-2: Emerging and Zoonotic Infections
Time: 10:15-11:15, August 1, 2010 (Sunday) Place: Room No. 201, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

  Session Chair:

Dr. Branka Horvat, Professor, INSERM U758, Lyon, France

10:15-10:35

Title: Cellular and Molecular Basis of Henipavirus Pathogenicity
Dr. Branka Horvat, Professor, INSERM U758, Lyon, France

10:35-10:55

Title: Clinical and Epidemiological Aspects of Bornavirus Infection in Children and Adolescents
Dr. Thomas Scholbach, Head, Hospital for Children and Adolescents, Germany

10:55-11:15

Title: The Re-emerging Cowpox Virus: Clinical Cases, Hosts and Reservoirs in Scandinavia
Dr. Morten Tryland, Professor, Section of Arctic Veterinary Medicine, The Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Norway

Track 3-3: Vector and Blood Borne Diseases
Time: 11:15-12:15, August 1, 2010 (Sunday) Place: Room No. 201, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

  Session Chair:

Dr. Sarah E. Randolph, Professor, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK

11:15-11:35

Title: Impact of Human Activities on the Risk of Zoonotic Viral Infections
Dr. Sarah E. Randolph, Professor, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK

11:35-11:55

Title: Molecular Epidemiology on Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus Infections Based on the 3 Segmented RNA Genes
Dr. Masayuki Saijo, Chief , Laboratory of Neurovirology, Department of Virology 1, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan

11:55-12:15

Title: Dengue Infection and Infetervention in Cebu, Philippines
Dr. Frances Edillo, Coordinator, College Research Council-Science Division, University of San Carlos, Philippines

Track 3-4: Viral Infections of the CNS
Time: 13:30-15:00, August 1, 2010 (Sunday) Place: Room No. 202, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Hiroshi Shoji, Professor, School of Fukuoka Rehabilitation Sciences, International University of Health and Welfare, Japan

Co-chair:

Dr. W. John Martin, Director, Institute of Progressive Medicine, USA

13:30-14:00

Title: Seroepidemiological Analysis of Central Nervous System Infections Induced by Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 and 2 in Japan
Dr. Takashi Takano, Assistant Professor, Division of Veterinary Public Health, Nippon Veterinary and Life Science University, Japan

14:00-14:30

Title: Herpes Simplex Encephalitis/Non-Herpetic AcuteLlimbic Encephalitis in Japan
Dr. Hiroshi Shoji, Professor, School of Fukuoka Rehabilitation Sciences, International University of Health and Welfare, Japan

14:30-15:00

Title: Stealth Adapted Virus Induced Encephalopathy
Dr. W. John Martin, Director, Institute of Progressive Medicine, USA

15:00-15:30

Coffee Break

Track 4: Retrovirus-HIV/AIDS-Basic Sciences and Implications

 Track Info

Track 4-1: Post-Entry
Time: 15:50-16:30, July 31, 2010 (Saturday) Place: Room No. 202, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

  Session Chair:

Dr. Cecil Czerkinsky, Deputy Director General, Laboratory Sciences Division, International Vaccine Institute, South Korea

15:50-16:10

Title: Mucosal Vaccines against Viral Infections: Prospects and Challenges
Dr. Cecil Czerkinsky, Deputy Director General, Laboratory Sciences Division, International Vaccine Institute, South Korea

16:10-16:30

Title: Intracellular Trafficking of siRNA: Tools and Quantitative Insights
Dr. Georg Sczakiel, Director, Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Luebeck, Germany

Track 4-2: Integration/Assembly/Release
Time: 13:30-14:30, July 31, 2010 (Saturday) Place: Room No. 203, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Samson A. Chow, Professor, Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA

Session Co-chair

Dr. Donald R. Branch, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada

13:30-13:50

Title: Identification and Development of Novel Types of Anti-HIV Inhibitors against the Viral Packaging and Assembly
Dr. Ji Chang You, Professor & Director, National Research Laboratory for Molecular Virology, The Catholic University of Korea, School of Medicine, Korea

13:50-14:10

Title: Multiple Roles of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Integrase during the Early Steps of Virus Replication
Dr. Samson A. Chow, Professor, Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA

14:10-14:30

Title: Neuroimmune Receptor Regulation of HIV-1 Integration
Dr. Donald R. Branch, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada

Track 4-3: Pathogenesis/Host Factors
Time: 09:00-09:50, August 1, 2010 (Sunday) Place: Room No. 203, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Suraiya Rasheed, Professor & Director, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, USA

09:00-09:25

Title: HIV-infection Induces Novel VEGF-independent Angiogenesis Pathways
Dr. Suraiya Rasheed, Professor & Director, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, USA

09:25-09:50

Title: Systematic Identification of Novel HIV Host Factors by Functional Genomics
Dr. Peter Sommer, Group Leader, Institute Pasteur Korea, South Korea

Track 4-4: Transcription/Processing/Export/Translation
Time: 09:50-11:20, August 1, 2010 (Sunday) Place: Room No. 203, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Andrew P. Rice, Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

09:50-10:15

Title: A Single Amino Acid of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 2 Capsid Affects Its Replication
in the Presence of Cynomolgus Monkey and Human TRIM5a
Dr. Emi E. Nakayama, Assistant Professor, Department of Viral Infections, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Japan

10:15-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:55

Title: Molecular Mechanisms of HIV-1 Gene Expression
Dr. Andrew P. Rice, Associate Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, USA

10:55-11:20

Title: Early Activation of HIV Transcriptional Elongation by P-TEFB Is Mediated by T-Cell Receptor Signaling
Dr. Young Kyeung Kim, Instructor, Case Western Reserve University, USA

Track 4-5: Accessory Proteins
Time: 13:30-14:30, August 1, 2010 (Sunday) Place: Room No. 203, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Peter Sommer, Group Leader, Institute Pasteur Korea, South Korea

Session Co-chair:

Dr. Wolfgang B. Fischer, Associate Professor, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

13:30-13:50

Title: Multi Tasking HIV Vpu: Building an in Silico Model
Dr. Wolfgang B. Fischer, Associate Professor, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan

13:50-14:10

Title: Mechanism of the Cell Cycle G2 Arrest Induction by HIV-1 Vpr
Dr. Michiaki Masuda, Professor & Chairman, Department of Microbiology, Dokkyo Medical University, Japan

14:10-14:30

Title: RNA Recognition Mechanism of HIV-2 Nucleocapsid Protein (NCp8)
Dr. Takashi Matsui, Laboratory of X-ray Structural Biology, Faculty of Advanced Life Science, Hokkaido University, Japan

Track 4-6: HIV-Associated Diseases
Time: 09:00-10:50, August 2, 2010 (Monday) Place: Room No. 202, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Giorgio Barbarini, Professor, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Foundation IRCCS San Matteo, University of Pavia, Italy

09:00-09:20

Title: Acute Viral Bronchiolitis in Southern Africa. Lessons for Resource Poor Settings
Dr. Robin J. Green, Principal Specialist & Associate Professor, University of Pretoria, South Africa

09:20-09:40

Title: HIV-associated Cardiovacular Diseases in HAART Era Giuseppe Barbaro and Giorgio Barbarini
Dr. Giorgio Barbarini, Professor, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, Foundation IRCCS San Matteo, University of Pavia, Italy

09:40-10:00

Title: Specific Inhibitory Effects of Hybrid Liposomes on the Growth of HIV-latently Infected Cells and Primary Effusion Lymphoma in vitro and in vivo
Dr. Ryuichi Ueoka, Professor, Graduate Course of Applied Life Science, Sojo University, Japan

10:00-10:20

Title: HIV Associated Pruritic Papular Lesions - A Diagnostic Dilemma
Dr. Vamseedhar Annam, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Sree Siddhartha Medical College, Hospital and Research Center, India

10:20-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:50

Title: Internal Diseases Associated with HIV: Difficulties in Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment
Dr. Yaroslav Ashikhmin, HIV/AIDS Consultant, I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy, Russia

Track 4-7: Antiretroviral Therapies and Resistances
Time: 13:30-14:30, August 2, 2010 (Monday) Place: Room No. 202, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Joachim Hauber, Professor, Heinrich-Pette-Institute for Experimental Virology and Immunology, Germany

13:30-13:50

Title: A Nationwide Surveillance Study on the Prevalence of Drug-Resistance Mutations among
Newly Diagnosed Individuals in Japan from 2003 to 2008
Dr. Wataru Sugiura, Director, Center for AIDS Research Education and Support, Nagoya Medical Center, Japan

13:50-14:10

Title: Future Options in Anti-HIV Treatment Strategies
Dr. Diego Ripamonti, Infectious Disease Consultant, Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Italy

14:10-14:30

Title: Excision of HIV-1 Proviral DNA Using Tre-recombinase: An Experimental Update
Dr. Joachim Hauber, Professor, Heinrich-Pette-Institute for Experimental Virology and Immunology, Germany

Track 4-8: Complications of Therapy and Adherence
Time: 14:30-15:10, August 2, 2010 (Monday) Place: Room No. 202, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Joachim Hauber, Professor, Heinrich-Pette-Institute for Experimental Virology and Immunology, Germany

14:30-14:50

Title: Current Situation of Care of HIV/AIDS Patients in Health Care Institutions and Its Impact on Treatment Adherence: An Urban Study in Nigeria
Dr. Ngozi C. Mbonu, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands

14:50-15:10

Title: Limitations on Antiretroviral Therapy-adherence
Dr. Ivan Melendez Rivera, Medical Director, Centro Ararat, Inc., Puerto Rico

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

Track 4-9: Biomedical Prevention -Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission
Time: 13:30-15:00, August 3, 2010 (Tuesday) Place: Room No. 201, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Huizhou Fan, Head & Associate Professor, Infection and Inflammation Laboratory, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, USA

13:30-14:00

Title: Development of Broad Spectrum Topical Microbicides for Sexually Transmitted Infections
Dr. Huizhou Fan, Head & Associate Professor, Infection and Inflammation Laboratory, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, USA

14:00-14:30

Title: Severe Infections in HIV-exposed Uninfected Infants: Clinical Evidence of Immunodeficiency
Dr. Amy Slogrove, Pediatrician, Tygerberg Children's Hospital, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

14:30-15:00

Title: Preventing Maternal Infections and Morbidity
Dr. Sebitloane H. M., Chief Specialist & Senior Lecturer, The Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

15:00-15:30

Coffee Break

Track 4-10: AIDS Vaccines - New Approaches
Time: 15:30-17:00, August 3, 2010 (Tuesday) Place: Room No. 201, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Zhiwei Chen, Director, AIDS Institute, The University of Hong Kong LKS Faculty of Medicine, China

15:30-16:00

Title: An Effective Mucosal Vaccination Regimen to Protect AIDS Viral Infection
Dr. Zhiwei Chen, Director, AIDS Institute, The University of Hong Kong LKS Faculty of Medicine, China

16:00-16:30

Title: PI3K/Akt Inhibitors Induce Cell Death of HIV-1 Infected Macrophages
Dr. Dong-Hyun Kim, Professor, Department of Pharmacy, Kyung Hee University, South Korea

16:30-17:00

Title: Rational Approaches for Designing Highly Efficient DNA Vaccines for Eliciting HIV-specific CD8+T Cell Responses
Dr. Sergei Bazhan, Head, Theoretical Department, State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology Vector, Russia

Track 5: Other Retrovirus Researches

 Track Info

Track 5-1: Other Retrovirus Researches
Time: 13:30-14:50, July 31, 2010 (Saturday) Place: Room No. 204, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Axel Rethwilm, Professor, Institute of Virology and Immunobiology, University of Wuerzburg, Germany

13:30-13:50

Title: Foamy Viruses from Molecular Virology to Vector Application
Dr. Axel Rethwilm, Professor, Institute of Virology and Immunobiology, University of Wuerzburg, Germany

13:50-14:10

Title: New Therapeutic Approach Aimed at Targeting HTLV-I-infected Cells by Prosultiamine in HAM/TSP
Dr. Tatsufumi Nakamura, Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki University, Japan

14:10-14:30

Title: The Role of Noncanonical Domains of Gag Polyprotein in Assembly of Mouse Mammary Tumor Virus
Dr. Iva Pichova, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czech Republic

14:30-14:50

Title: A Light Shed on The Enigma Surrounding HTLV-1 Epidemic in Japan
Dr. Taro Yamamoto, Professor & Chair, Department of International Health, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Japan

Track 6: Respiratory and Emerging/Re-emerging Viruses

 Track Info

Track 6-1: Avian Flu H5N1 and SARS
Time: 10:50-12:10, August 2, 2010 (Monday) Place: Room No. 202, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Robert J. Hogan, Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy and Radiology, University of Georgia, USA

10:50-11:10

Title: Highly Pathogenic Avian H5N1 Viruses that Aquire Human Receptor Specificity and Antiinfluenza Drug Discovery
Dr. Yasuo Suzuki, Professor &Director, Department of Biomedical Sciences, College of Life and Health Sciences, Health Science Hills, Chubu University, Japan

11:10-11:30

Title: Avian, Swine, and Pandemic Influenza-Importance of the Control of Avian and Seasonal Influenza
Dr. Hiroshi Kida, Professor & Director, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Research Center for Zoonosis Control, Hokkaido University, Member of the Japan Academy, Japan

11:30-11:50

Title: Cellular Levels of Aagiotensin Converting Enzyme-2 (ACE2) Increase with Age and Correlate with Enhanced SARS-CoV Replication
Dr. Robert J. Hogan, Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy and Radiology, University of Georgia, USA

11:50-12:10

Title: Molecular Mapping of the RNA Cap 2'-O-Methyltransferase Activation Interface between SARS Coronavirus nsp10 and nsp 16
Dr. Patrick Lecine, CR1 INSERM, BIIR/Center for Human Vaccines/U899, France

Track 6-2: Dengue Virus
Time: 09:00-11:20, August 2, 2010 (Monday) Place: Room No. 203, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Justin Jang Hann Chu, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, National University of Singapore, Singapore

09:00-09:20

Keynote Speech:
Title: Sculpting the Immunological Response to Dengue Fever by Polytopic Vaccination
Dr. Michael W. Deem, Professor, Department of Bioengineering, Rice University, USA

09:20-09:40

Title: Dengue and Chikungunya: Evolution of Viruses and Challenges in Control
Dr. Lee-Ching Ng, Head, Environmental Health Institute, National Environment Agency, Singapore

09:40-10:00

Title: Foveolitis Associated with Dengue Fever-A Case Series
Dr. Loh Boon Kwang, Vitreo Retinal Service, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore

10:00-10:20

Title: The Role of Cytokine in Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Pathogenesis: Focus on Degrees of Severity
Dr. Purwati Armand, Tropical Medicine & Infectious Diseases, Indonesia

10:20-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-10:50

Title: Dengue and Chikungunya Diagnostics: Using the Right Tool at the Right Time.
Dr. Kwoon-Yong Pok, Deputy Lab Director, EHI Diagnostics, National Environment Agency, Singapore

10:50-11:10

Title: Dengue Virus Pathogenesis-Role of Progenitor Cells
Dr. Guey Chuen (Oscar) Perng, Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Emory Vaccine Center, Emory University School of Medicine, USA

11:10-11:30

Title: Characterization of Metagenomic Variant of Dengue Virus (DEN-2 and DEN-3) Indonesia Isolate which Caused Dengue Shock Syndrome (DSS)
Dr. Fedik A. Rantam, Professor, Institute of Tropical Disease Airlangga University Surabaya, Indonesia

Track 6-3: Herpes Viruses and Poxviruses
Time: 11:30-12:10, August 2, 2010 (Monday) Place: Room No. 203, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Justin Jang Hann Chu, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, National University of Singapore, Singapore

11:30-11:50

Title: Antiviral Resistant Herpes Virus Infections
Dr. Tomoyuki Shiota, Associate Professor, Special Pathogens Laboratory, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan

11:50-12:10

Title: ACE Pathway Activation as Natural Therapy for Herpes infections
Dr. W. John Martin, Director, Institute of Progressive Medicine, USA

Track 6-4: West Nile Virus
Time: 13:30-15:00, August 2, 2010 (Monday) Place: Room No. 201, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Mah-Lee Ng, Professor, Department of Microbiology, National University of Singapore, Singapore

13:30-14:00

Title: Molecular Mechanisms Involved in the Establishment of Flavivirus Infections
Dr. Mah-Lee Ng, Professor, Department of Microbiology, National University of Singapore, Singapore

14:00-14:30

Title: Immunity and Viral Pathogenesis of West Nile Virus
Dr. Tian(Tina) Wang, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology Immunology and Pathology, Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, USA

14:30-15:00

Title: MKRN1 Induces Degradation of West Nile Virus Capsid Protein by Functioning as an E3 Ligase
Dr. Jaewhan Song, Associate Professor, Department of Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

15:00-15:30

Coffee Break

Track 6-5: Filoviruses- Ebola Virus
Time: 13:30-14:20, August 2, 2010 (Monday) Place: Room No. 207, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Mingtao Zeng, Associate Professor, Center of Excellence for Infectious Diseases, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, USA

13:30-13:55

Title: Ebola-The World's Deadliest Virus
Dr. Preenon Bagchi, R & D Head, Azyme Biosciences Pvt. Ltd., India

13:55-14:20

Title: Neutralizing Ebolavirus: Structural Insights into the Envelope Glycoprotein and Antibodies Targeted against it
Dr. Jeffrey E. Lee, Assistant Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Canada

Track 6-6: Japanese Encephalitis
Time: 14:20-15:10, August 2, 2010 (Monday) Place: Room No. 207, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Mingtao Zeng, Associate Professor, Center of Excellence for Infectious Diseases, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, USA

14:20-14:45

Title: Development of An Alternative Vaccine against Japanese Encephalitis Virus Using Plasmid DNA-based Approach
Dr. Somsak Pantuwatana, Vice President, Research and Graduate Studies, Burapha University, Thailand

14:45-15:10

Title: Distinct Distribution for Different Clusters of Japanese Encephalitis Virus Genotype I
Dr. Mika Saito, Department of Molecular Microbiology and Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of the Ryukyus, Japan

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

Track 6-7: Influenza A (H1N1) Virus
Time: 15:30-17:10, August 2, 2010 (Monday) Place: Room No. 207, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Mingtao Zeng, Associate Professor, Center of Excellence for Infectious Diseases, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, USA

15:30-15:55

Title: Memory T Cell Responses to Influenza Vaccination
Dr. Mingtao Zeng, Associate Professor, Center of Excellence for Infectious Diseases, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, USA

15:55-16:20

Title: A Novel Anti-Influenza Copper Oxide Containing Biocidal Respiratory Face Mask
Dr. Gadi Borkow, Chief Medical Scientist, Cupron Scientific, Isreal

16:20-16:45

Title: Influenza A HIN1: The Critically Ill at the First Peak in Mexico
Dr. Edgar Bautista, Chief, National Respiratory Diseases Institute, Mexico

16:45-17:10

Title: Avian Influenza Occurred in Japan
Dr. Koichi Otsuki, Professor & Head, Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan

Track 7: Neuro-Viorology

 Track Info

Track 7-1: Mechanisms of Viral Neuropathogenesis
Time: 13:30-15:10, August 2, 2010 (Monday) Place: Room No. 203, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Zhen F. Fu, Professor, University of Georgia, USA

13:30-13:50

Keynote speech:
Title: Molecular Mechanisms of Poliovirus Dissemination Pathways
Dr. Akio Nomoto, Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan

13:50-14:10

Title: Excessive Expression of Chemokines in the CNS is Detrimental to the Host during Rabies Virus Infections
Dr. Zhen F. Fu, Professor, University of Georgia, USA

14:10-14:30

Title: Cocaine and HIV Synergy on the Blood-brain Barrier Dysfunction
Dr. Kee Jun Kim, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics and immunology, University of Kansas Medical Center, USA

14:30-14:50

Title: A New Insight into the Neuropathogenesis of Tick-borne Encephalitis
Dr. Daniel Ruzek, Research Scientist & Assistant Professor, Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Czeck Republic

14:50-15:10

Title: HIV and the Nervous System: The Issue is in the Tissue
Dr. Elisabeth J. Rushing, Chair, Department of Neuropathology and Ophthalmic Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, USA

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

Track 8: Pediatric Viral Infectious Diseases

 Track Info

Track 8-1: Pediatric Viral Infectious Diseases
Time: 09:00-09:30, August 3, 2010 (Tuesday) Place: Room No. 201, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Kweon Chang-Hee, Director, Sanitary Information Division, National Veterinary Research and Quarantine Service, South Korea

13:30-13:50

Title: Human Bocavirus in Jordan: Prevalence and Clinical Symptoms in Hospitalized Pediatric Patients and Molecular Virus Characterization
Dr. Mamdoh Harahsha, Vice Dean, University of Ha`il, Saudi Arab

Track 9: Human Tumor Virology

 Track Info

Track 9-1: Tumor Virology and Immunology
Time: 14:30-15:30, July 31, 2010 (Saturday) Place: Room No. 203, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. T. C. Wu, Professor, Departments of Pathology, Oncology, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, USA

Co-chair:

Dr. Sara Pai , Professor, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, USA

14:30-14:50

Title: Therapeutic HPV Vaccine Development
Dr. T. C. Wu, Professor, Departments of Pathology, Oncology, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, USA

14:50-15:10

Title: Oncoviruses from My Land to Yours-at Risk Populations Across the Globe
Dr. Deborah Guadalupe Duran, Deputy Director, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities/National Cancer Institute, USA

15:10-15:30

Title: Preventive and Therapeutic Vaccination Strategies for HPV-associated Head and Neck Cancers
Dr. Sara Pai , Professor, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, USA

Track 9-2: HPV Infection Associated Cervical Cancer
Time: 09:40-10:20, August 1, 2010 (Sunday) Place: Room No. 202, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Sang-Hoon Sin, Research Associate, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

09:40-10:00

Title: HPV Typing in Saliva from HPV Positive Patients and in Women with Cervical Precancerous and Cancerous Lesions
Dr. Mortaza Bonyadi, Associate Professor, Center of Excellence for Biodiversity, University of Tabriz, Iran

10:00-10:20

Title: Prognostic Significance of HPV Status, Host Immunity as Biomarkers for Predicting Clinical Outcome of Cervical Cancer
Dr. Patcharee Jearanaikoon, Associate Professor, The Center for Research and Development of Medical, Diagnostic Laboratories, Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, Khon Kaen University, Thailand

10:20-10:30

Coffee Break

Track 9-3: Human Herpes Virus 8 in Kaposi-Sarcoma
Time: 10:30-11:10, August 1, 2010 (Sunday) Place: Room No. 202, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Sang-Hoon Sin, Research Associate, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

10:30-10:50

Title: The Viral Latency-associated Nuclear Antigen (LANA) Augments the Response to Antigen in Vivo
Dr. Sang-Hoon Sin, Research Associate, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

10:50-11:10

Title: Radiotherapy for Epidemic Kaposi Sarcoma-The Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital Experience
Dr. Niveditha B. Singh, Consultant, Department of Radiation Oncology, Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, South Africa

Track 9-4: Epstein-Barr Virus and Cancers
Time: 14:30-15:50, August 1, 2010 (Sunday) Place: Room No. 203, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Maher K. Gandhi, Lab Head, Clinical Immunohaematology Lab; Senior Staff & Haematology Specialist, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Australia

14:30-14:50

Title: Potential Importance of Epstein Barr Virus Infection (EBV) in Her2 Positive Breast Cancer Patients
Dr. Tao Liu, Researcher, Department of Oncology-Pathology, Cancer Center Karolinska, Karolinska Institute, Sweden

14:50-15:10

Title: EBV-positive Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma of the Elderly is a Distinct Clinico-biological Entity with Poor Outcome Following 'Gold-standard' Chemo-immunotherapy: New Approaches Targeting the Virus are Warranted
Dr. Maher K. Gandhi, Lab Head, Clinical Immunohaematology Lab; Senior Staff & Haematology Specialist, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Australia

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:50

Title: Germline Recognition of an Epstein-Barr Virus Antigen by A Ubiquitous T Cell Receptor
Dr. John J. Miles, Senior Fellow, T Cell Modulation Laboratory, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK

Track 10: Viral Immunology, Infection and Immunity

 Track Info

Track 10-1: Innate Immunity & Specific Immunity
Time: 14:50-17:10, July 31, 2010 (Saturday) Place: Room No. 204, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Helene Valentin, Project Manager, Apoptosis and Lymphocyte Homeostasis Laboratory, Inserm U851, France

14:50-15:10

Title: Mechanisms of Type I Interferon Production and Regulation Following Measles Virus Infection
Dr. Helene Valentin, Project Manager, Apoptosis and Lymphocyte Homeostasis Laboratory Inserm U851, France

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:50

Title: EBV-specific CTL Immunotherapy and Tumor Immune Microenvironment in Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
Dr. Jiang Li, Research associate, Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center, China

15:50-16:10

Title: Free HTLV-1 Induces TLR7-dependent Innate Immune Response and TRAIL Relocalization in Killer Plasmacytoid Dendritic Cells
Dr. Jean-Philippe Herbeuval, Co-Team Leader, CNRS UMR 8147, Hospital Necker, University Paris Descartes, France

16:10-16:30

Title: The Decrease of Regulatory T Cells Correlates with Excessive Activation and Apoptosis of CD8+T Cells in HIV-1-infected Typical Progressors, But not in Long-term Non-progressors
Dr. Yanmei Jiao, Assistant Researcher, Beijing Youan Hospital, Capital Medical University, China

16:30-16:50

Title: A Novel Regulator of the Innate Signaling Activated by Cytoplasmic Nucleic Acids
Dr. Akinori Takaoka, Professor, Division of Signaling in Cancer and Immunology, Institute for Genetic Medicine, Hokkaido University, Japan

16:50-17:10

Title: Targeting Viral Immune Evasion Strategies as an Approach to Develop Live, Attenuated Vaccines for Zoonotic Viruses
Dr. Greg Moseley, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Monash University, Australia

Track 10-2: Mucosal Immunity
Time: 09:00-10:20, August 1, 2010 (Sunday) Place: Room No. 206, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

  Session Chair:

Dr. Liljana Stevceva, Lab Head, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, USA

09:00-09:20

Title: Influenza Infection Causes Increased Susceptibility to Bacterial Super Infection by Impairing NK Cell Responses in the Lung
Dr. Zhou Xing, Professor, McMaster University, Canada

09:20-09:40

Title: Protective Antigen of Gastroenteritis Virus Expressed in Lactobacillus Case Inducing Uucosal and Systemic Antibody Responses
Dr. Yijing Li, Northeast Agriculture University, China

09:40-10:00

Title: Mucosal T Cell Responses to Viruses
Dr. Liljana Stevceva, Associate Professor, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, USA

10:00-10:20

Title: The Dendritic Cell Surface Molecule CD83 is a Target for Viral Immune-Modulation - Implications for Novel Immune-based Therapies
Dr. Alexander Steinkasserer, Professor & Research Head, Experimental Dermatology Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Erlangen, Germany

Track 10-3: Types of Virus-specific Antibodies
Time: 15:50-16:10, August 1, 2010 (Sunday) Place: Room No. 203, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Masato Ikegami, Professor, NODAI Research Institute, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan

15:50-16:10

Title: Antigenic Characterization of the Nucleocapsid Proteins of Human Paramyxoviruses
Dr. Aurelija Zvirbliene, Head, Laboratory of Immunology and Cell Biology, Institute of Biotechnology, Lithuania

Track 10-4: Cell-Mediated Immunity and Antibody-dependent Cell-mediated Cytotoxicity
Time: 10:50-11:50, August 2, 2010 (Monday) Place: Room No. 204, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Roland Marquet, Director, University of Strasbourg, CNRS, France

10:50-11:10

Title: Primary Non-sterile SIV Control by Neutralizing Antibodies
Dr. Hiroyuki Yamamoto, Project Researcher, International Research Center for Infectious Diseases, Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan

11:10-11:30

Title: Immune Responses to the Varicella Zoster Virus
Dr. Neelika Malavige, Senior Lecturer, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Srilanka

11:30-11:50

Title: Targeting Cytokines in CMV-infected Kidney Transplant Recipients
Dr. Sahar Essa, Microbiology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait

Track 11: Agriculture and Plant Virology

 Track Info

Track 11-1: RNAi in Plant Virus
Time: 16:10-17:10, August 1, 2010 (Sunday) Place: Room No. 203, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Masato Ikegami, Professor, NODAI Research Institute, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan

16:10-16:30

Title: Different Function of RNA Silencing Suppressors Encoded by the Monopartite Tomato Leaf Curl Java Begomovirus
Dr. Masato Ikegami, Professor, NODAI Research Institute, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Japan

16:30-16:50

Title: Molecular Studies in the Luteovirus Associated with Cotton Blue Disease in Brazil
Dr. Maite Vaslin F Silva, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

16:50-17:10

Title:Detection of Viruses in Allium Plants by RT-LAMP
Dr. Md. Shahidul Haque, Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh

Track 11-2: Viral Pathogen and Plant Disease Control
Time: 15:30-16:45, August 2, 2010 (Monday) Place: Room No. 203, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Karl Maramorosch, Professor, Entomology Department, School of Environmental & Biological Sciences, Rutgers-State University, USA

15:30-15:55

Title: Multinational Search for a Dangerous Plant Pathogen Vector: Success or Failure?
Dr. Karl Maramorosch, Professor, Entomology Department, School of Environmental & Biological Sciences, Rutgers-State University, USA

15:55-16:20

Title: Pepper Yellow Leaf Curl Indonesia Virus: Genetic Diversity and Its Management Approach
Dr. Sri Hendrastuti Hidayat, Head, Plant Virology Laboratory, Department of Plant Protection, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia

16:20-16:45

Title: Successful RNAi Approach to Silencing of Viruses and Other Pathogens
Dr. Ilan Sela, Professor, Virus Laboratory, Robert H. Smith Institute for Plant Sciences and Genetics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Agriculture, Israel

Track 12: Veterinary Virology

 Track Info

Track 12-1: Viral Molecular Diagnosis and Immunology
Time: 15:30-17:30, August 2, 2010 (Monday) Place: Room No. 201, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Yun Zhang, Associate Research Fellow, Harbin Veterinary Research Institute of Chinese Academy of Agriculture, China

15:30-15:55

Title: Development of SYBR Green Real-Time PCR for Detection of All Five Well-characterized Feline Immunodeficiency Virus Subtypes
Dr. Joao Pessoa Araujo Junior, Professor, Sao Paulo State University, Brazil

15:55-16:20

Title: Development and Evaluation of VP1-ELISA for Detection of Duck Hepatitis Type 1 Virus Antibodies
Dr. Yun Zhang, Associate Research Fellow, Harbin Veterinary Research Institute of Chinese Academy of Agricultura, China

16:20-16:45

Title: Synthesis and Characterization of Porcine Circoviruse Cap Protein in Yeast
Dr. Kestutis Sasnauskas, Professor, Institute of Biotechnology, Lithuania

16:45-17:10

Title: Recombinant Vaccines with Adenoviruses, AAV and Retroviruses in Veterinarian Medicine
Dr. Jairo Jaime, Assistant Professor, Animal Virology Laboratory, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia

17:10-17:30

Title: Application of Now-Generation Sequencing (NGS) Technologies in Virus Research
Dr. Yingrui Li, Director, Beijing Genomics Institute, Shenzhen, China

Track 12-2: Emerging Viruses and Zoonoses Epidemiology
Time: 09:30-11:30, August 3, 2010 (Tuesday) Place: Room No. 201, 2nd Floor, Convention Hall, BEXCO

Session Chair:

Dr. Kweon Chang-Hee, Director, Sanitary Information Division, National Veterinary Research and Quarantine Service, South Korea

09:30-10:00

Title: Animal Diseases with Reference to Biosafety, Biosecurity and Bioweapon
Dr. Kweon Chang-Hee, Director, Sanitary Information Division, National Veterinary Research and Quarantine Service, South Korea

10:00-10:30

Coffee Break

10:30-11:00

Title: Epidemiology of Rabies in Guangxi Province, South of China
Dr. Ting Rong Luo, Director, Post-graduate School, Guangxi University, China

11:00-11:30

Title: Genetic Characterization of a Nipah Virus Isolate from a Recrudesced Infection of a Pteropus Vampyrus Bat
Dr. Sharifah Syed Hassan, Associate Professor, Monash University, Sunway Campus, Malaysia


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