Scientific Programme

Session B.04: Virus and Host
Tuesday 2 May 2017 14:15 - 15:45

Chairs: Ed Mocarski  & Thomas Stamminger

14:15 - 14:45
Invited Lecture: Impact of placental immune responses on congenital HCMV transmission and pathogenesis Dana Wolf, Head, Clinical Virology Unit Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
14:45 - 15:15
Lessons from an epidemic: Patterns of Cytomegalovirus and Zika virus infection modeled in the human placenta ex vivo Lenore Pereira Universityof California San Francisco, San Francisco, Ca, United States of America
15:15 - 15:30
A clinical CMV isolate passaged on fibroblasts in the presence of hyperimmuneglobulin retains epithelial tropism and an intact UL128-131A locus Michael McVoy Virginia Commonwealth University, RICHMOND VIRGINIA, United States of America
15:30 - 15:45
CRISPR/Cas9-mediated genome editing of human cytomegalovirus limits productive infection Emmanuel Wiertz University Medical Center Utrecht , Utrecht, Netherlands
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