The International Symposium ‘Molecular basis of host cell competency in virus infection’ 2014
granted by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas.
Dynamic interplay between viruses and their hosts
Pacifico Yokohama 4F 411+412
November 8 (Sat)
- 11:00-12:00 Generalization Group Meeting
- 13:20: Opening remark
- 13:30-15:50 Session 1 : Innate immunity to viral infections (Chairs: Takashi Fujita & Satoshi Koike)
Adolfo Garcia-Sastre (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA)
Induction and regulation of antiviral innate signaling.
Mitsutoshi Yoneyama (Medical mycology Research Center, Chiba University)
Regulation of antiviral innate immunity by the host RNA binding proteins.
Peter Staeheli (Institute for Virology University Medical Center Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany)
Uncovering the role of interferon-λ in antiviral defense.
Umeharu Ohto （Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo.）
Structural study of Toll-like receptor 8 recognizing viral single stranded RNA.
- Adolfo Garcia-Sastre (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA)
- 16:10-17:55 Session 2: New approaches for virus research (Chairs: Tohru Natsume & Hisashi Arase)
Takeshi Noda (Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo & JST, PRESTO)
Packaging of the influenza A virus ribonucleoproein complexes.
Louis J. Picker (Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute, Oregon Health & Science University, Beaverton, OR 97006, USA)
Cytomegalovirus Vectors: A New Immunology from a Very Old Virus.
Kyosuke Nagata (Nagata Special Laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba)
From the molecular mechanism of influenza virus genome replication and transcription to the influenza virus control.
- Takeshi Noda (Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo & JST, PRESTO)
- 18:30: Party
November 9 (Sun)
- 9:10-11:30 Session 3: Viral pathogenesis and treatment (Chairs: Akinori Takaori & Yusuke Yanagi)
Takaji Wakita (Department of Virology II, National Institute of Infectious Diseases)
Regulation of viral lifecycle in hepatitis C virus infection.
Richard K. Plemper (Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Georgia State University)
Insights from the Measles Virus System Illuminate Paramyxovirus Entry and Highlight Druggable Targets for Anti-Paramyxovirus Therapy.
Akihisa Kato (Division of Molecular Virology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo)
Central nervous system specific virulence of herpes simplex virus 1 involves phosphorylation of a viral dUTPase by a viral protein kinase.
Warner Greene (Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology, Medicine and of Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, San Francisco, USA)
HIV/AIDS and the Death of CD4 T cells: A Little Murder and a Lot of Suicider.
- Takaji Wakita (Department of Virology II, National Institute of Infectious Diseases)
- 13:00-14:45 Session 4 : Viral evolution and mathematical models (Chairs: Yoshio Koyanagi & Hideo Iba)
Akira Sasaki (Department of Evolutionary Studies of Biosystems, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies)
Coevolutionary dynamics of human antiviral protein APOBEC3G and its viral antagonist Vif.
Raul Andino (Microbiology and Immunology, University of California, San Francisco, USA)
RNA virus population dynamics and the mechanisms of replication and adaptation.
Shuhei Miyashita & Masayuki Ishikawa (Plant-Microbe Interactions Research Unit, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences)
Mathematical modeling of positive-strand RNA virus infection in single cells reveals a sophisticated adaptation system of the viruses.
- Akira Sasaki (Department of Evolutionary Studies of Biosystems, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies)