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Faculty of Medicine and Life SciencesUniversity of TampereFaculty of Medicine and Life Sciences
Virology Days 2013

 

Virology Days 2013 programme

Thursday, 14 March 2013

10.30 -
Registration
11.30 -
Lunch

12.30

Welcome & Session 1: Viral pathogenesis

Discovery of bioactive compounds inhibiting Chikungunya virus replication
Kaukinen Pasi, University of Helsinki
 
First two cases of neonatal human parechovirus 4 infection with manifestation of suspected sepsis, Finland
Kolehmainen Pekka, University of Helsinki
 
Identification of cytotoxic CD4+ T-cell responses against parvovirus B19
Kumar Arun, University of Helsinki
 
A neuroattenuated herpes simplex virus expressing LIF alleviates CNS autoimmune disease
Nygårdas Michaela, University of Turku
 
Human bocaviruses in stools of children are not associated with acute gastroenteritis
Paloniemi Minna, University of Tampere
 
Regulation of endothelial cell functions by hantaviruses
Strandin Thomas, University of Helsinki

14.00

Session 2: Virus and Host
Dual use viruses – A/H5N1 avian influenza virus as an example
Katz Anna, Center for Military Medicine
 
Oncolytic adenovirus with temozolomide triggers immunogenic cell death and induces antitumor immune responses in cancer patients
Liikanen Ilkka, University of Helsinki
 
Cholesterol dependence of echovirus 1 triggered integrin internalization pathway
Marjomäki Varpu, University of Jyväskylä
 
Parvovirus capsid interactions with nuclear pore complex
Mäntylä Elina, University of Jyväskylä
 
15.00
Coffee & Exhibition

15.30

Session 2 continues

Herpes simplex virus infection control with novel small interfering RNA pools
Paavilainen Henrik, University of Turku
 
Biodistribution and shedding of a thymidine kinase and vaccinia growth factor deleted oncolytic vaccinia virus encoding human CD40 ligand in two laboratory beagles
Vähä-Koskela Markus, University of Helsinki
 
Modulation of the host cell signaling by influenza A virus NS1 protein
Ylösmäki Leena, University of Helsinki

16.15

Session 3: Viral diagnostics

Young Virologist of 2013
 
Seroepidemiology of human bocaviruses 1-4
Kantola Kalle, University of Helsinki
 
Next generation sequencing in virology
Kekarainen Tuija, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
 
VLP-based enzyme immunoassay for JC virus serodiagnosis
Sadeghi Mohammadreza, University of Helsinki
 
Time-resolved fret-based approach for antibody detection – a new serodiagnostic concept
Saraheimo Satu, University of Helsinki
 
17.30
Free time
18.45
Posters and cocktails

19.30

Dinner

 
Awarding of grants
Finnish Foundation for Research on Viral Diseases
 
40 years of Finnish Winter Virology Days - Those were the days
Hovi Tapani, National Institute for Health and Welfare
21.00-02.00

Night Club Joselin open

 

Friday, 15 March 2013

09.00

Session 4: Virus Vaccines

ORV and IRV options for vaccination against rotavirus disease
Vesikari Timo, University of Tampere
 
Major reduction of rotavirus but not norovirus gastroenteritis following universal immunization with RotaTeq vaccine in Finland
Hemming Maria, University of Tampere
 
30-year overview: MMR vaccinations, immunity studies and disease surveillance in Finland
Davidkin Irja, National Institute for Health and Welfare
 
10.00
Coffee & Exhibition

10.30

Session 4 continues

Safety, efficacy, effectiveness and impact of HPV vaccines and vaccination
Lehtinen Matti, University of Tampere
 
Enterovirus vaccine against diabetes
Hyöty Heikki, University of Tampere
 
Structural modularity of viral proteins in molecular design of targeted vaccines
Cheng R. Holland, University of California / University of Jyväskylä
 
Insect-cell produced VLPs are efficient in eliciting immunoreaction against coxsackievirus 3B
Hytönen Vesa, University of Tampere
 
12.15
Lunch

13.15

Session 5: Structure and evolution of viruses

Identification and validation of human papillomavirus encoded microRNAs
Auvinen Eeva, HUSLAB
 
Isolation and characterization of a novel arenavirus, UHV-1, from boid snakes
Hepojoki Jussi, University of Helsinki
 
Identification of linear human B-cell epitopes of tick-borne encephalitis virus
Kuivanen Suvi, University of Helsinki
 
Thermus thermophilus phage P23-77: archetype of a novel branch of an ancient viral lineage
Pawlowski Alice, University of Jyväskylä
 
Bufavirus, a novel human virus in the family Parvoviridae
Väisänen Elina, University of Helsinki
 
14.30
Closing

 


 

 
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