Scientific Programme

Session B.05: Virus and Host
Wednesday 3 May 2017 10:55 - 13:05

Chairs: Melanie Brinkmann & Ramon Arens

10:55 - 11:35
Keynote Lecture: CMV-driven immunosenescence : mechanisms and management Paul Moss, Director of Research in College of Medicine University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
11:35 - 12:05
Invited Lecture: Mononuclear phagocyte subset activation and functions during murine cytomegalovirus infection Marc Dalod, Team leader ‘Dendritic cells and antiviral defense' CNRS, Marseille, France
12:05 - 12:20
Human cytomegalovirus infection enhances the expression of genes critical for neural cell migration in neural stem cells and fetal brain Stéphane Chavanas Centre de Physiopathologie Toulouse Purpan, INSERM UMR 1043, Toulouse, France
12:20 - 12:35
A New Strain of Guinea Pig CMV Suggests a More Prudent Strategy for Evaluation of Interventions Against Congenital CMV K. Yeon Choi Texas A&M University Health Science Center, College Station, United States of America
12:35 - 12:50
Breast milk HCMV viral load drives the establishment of breast milk CMV-pp65-specific CD8 T cells in HCMV infected mothers. Steffanie Sabbaj University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, United States of America
12:50 - 13:05
The UL40 homologue Rh67 is required for the induction of MHC-E-restricted CD8+ T cells by RhCMV Klaus Früh, Senior Scientist, Professor, Molecular Microbiology & Immunology Oregon Health & Science University , Beaverton, United States of America
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