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Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology


1st ID Conference at the University of Alberta:
Infectious Diseases:
Scientific Responses to Economic Challenges and Opportunities

May 2 – 3, 2016 – Telus Centre, Edmonton, Alberta


•Antimicrobial Resistance • Microbiome • Aboriginal Health • Host–Virus Interactions • ID in the Brain • Vaccine Development • Antivirals • Diagnostics • Genomics & Livestock Management • Core Facilities at the UofA
Program Highlights:
•Transdisciplinary Sessions
•ID Research in the Region Panel Discussion: 1:00 – 2:30pm (May 2)
•Poster session: 4:30 -6:30pm (May2)
•Challenges and Opportunities in Translating
ID Research into Practice  Panel Discussion: 4:00 – 6:00pm (May 3)

The International Society for Antiviral Research (ISAR) announces its

28th International Conference on  Antiviral Research
May 11-15, 2015 in Rome, Italy




Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology and Gairdner Foundation Symposium
“Meeting the Challenge of Emerging, Acute and Persistent Viral Diseases”
May 31 & June 1, 2012
Allard Theatre, Katz Centre for Health Research, University of Alberta

 The symposium will focus on the  viral pathogenesis, immune responses and potential of novel antivirals, and vaccines both prophylactic and therapeutic on these viruses.

 Confirmed Speakers
John Bell – Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Eric Cohen – University of Montreal
Kevin Coombs – University of Manitoba
Heinz Feldmann – Rocky Mountain Labs Montana
Michael Gale – University of Washington
Don Ganem – Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
Adolfo Garcia-Sastre – Mount Sinai Medical Centre
Matthias Götte – McGill University
Karen Mossman – McMaster University
Ab Oosterhaus – Erasmus MC, The Netherlands
Charles Rice – Rockefeller University
Stephen Russell – Mayo Clinic
Tania Watts – University of Toronto




ImmuNet Research Day
June 18, 2015 at Millwoods Golf Club, Edmonton

Postdoctoral Fellows, Graduate Students and undergraduate students welcome!





2015 International Meeting
Molecular Biology of Hepatitis B Virus

October 4-8, 2015
Dolce Bad Nauheim, Germany

Organizers: Dr. Dieter Glebe – Justus Liebig University Giessen & Dr. Haitao Guo – Indiana University School of Medicine

Coordinated by the Hepatitis B Foundation

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