Rocky Mountain Virology Association

The 24th Annual Rocky Mountain Virology Association Meeting

Preliminary Program


Friday, September 27

4:00-6:00 Registration at the Hotchkiss Lodge, 6:00-7:00 Dinner

7:30     KEYNOTE:  Maria Carla Saleh, Principal Investigator, Department of Virology, Institut Pasteur

8:45     Fireside Q & A with Dr. Maria Carla Saleh

Saturday, September 28

7:00-8:00   Breakfast

8:15     Kristian Andersen, Professor, Director of Infectious Disease Genomics, Translational Research Institute, Department of Immunology and Microbiology, Scripps Research Institute

8:45     Post Doc  9:00  Post Doc  9:15  Principal Investigator, early stage  9:30 Grad Student

9:45     Coffee break

10:00  Daniel Blanco-Melo, Assistant Professor, Fred Hutch Cancer Center

10:30   Post Doc 10:45 Principal Investigator 11:00 Grad Student  11:15  Undergraduate Student 11:30  Grad Student

11:45   Group picture 12:00 Lunch

1:00     Szymon Manka, Principle Investigator, University College London

1:30     Graduate Student 1:45 Graduate Student 2:00 Post Doc 2:15 Post doc 2:30 undergraduate Student

2:45     Coffee break

3:00     Grad Student 3:15 Early-stage Principal Investigator

3:30     Invited Graduate Student Speaker – Adam Hafner, University of Michigan

4:00     Break:  Take a hike! until 6:15 for Barbecue Dinner 

7:30     Poster Slam,   8:00 Poster session and The Children’s Showcase

Sunday, September 30

7:00-8:00am Breakfast

8:15     Ian Hogue, Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences and ASU-Banner Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center, Arizona State University

8:45     Undergraduate student 9:00 Post Doc 9:15 Grad Student 9:30 Grad Student 9:45 Principal Investigator 

10:00   coffee break   Submit evaluations for scoring

10:30   Molly Ohainle, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley

11:00  Principal Investigator, early stage  11:15 Principal Investigator 11:30 Principal Investigator

11:45   Awards, Lunch and departure