Program

 

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PROGRAM

2016.09.28
5.00 pm Registration
5:30 pm Shuttle form Hotel Flamingo to the Research Park
6.00 pm Remarks
Enzo Tramontano University of Cagliari, Committee Organizer
Giorgio Palù President  of the European Society for Virology
José Esté President of the International Society for Antiviral Research

 

Inaugural Lecture
Mike Bray

Antiviral Research editor

Treatment of zoonotic viral infections: current status andfuture needs
 

8:00 pm

 

Shuttle form the Research Park to Hotel Flamingo

8:30 pm Dinner
2016.09.29
8.40 am Shuttle form Hotel Flamingo to the Research Park
9.00 am Plenary lectures                     Chairman: Cristina Parolin
Maurizio Botta

University of Siena (Italy)

The First Molecule Interacting with a Host Protein for the Inhibition of Multiple Viruses
Joel Schneider

National Cancer Institute (USA)

Design of drug delivery vehicles that directly traverse the cell membrane
11.00-11.15 am Coffee Break
11.15 am Plenary lectures                     Chairman: Mike Bray
Robert Jordan

GILEAD (USA)

Discovery of a respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) fusion inhibitor GS-5806 and clinical proof of concept in a human RSV challenge study
José Esté

Fundacia Irsicaixa, Badalona (Spain)

Sensing of HIV-1 infection,  a target for new therapeutic strategies
1.00 pm Lunch  & Poster session I
2.30-4.00 pm Selected oral communications                     Chairman: Elias Maccioni
2.30 pm

 

Mertens Barbara

Rega Institute KU Leuven, (Belgium)

 

Cidofovir is active against human papillomavirus positive and negative tumor cells by causing DNA damage as one of its working mechanisms
2.45 pm

 

Valentina N.Madia

University La Sapienza(Italy)

 

New insights into the Interaction between Pyrrolyl Diketoacids and HIV-1 Integrase Active Site
3.00 pm Pieter Vrijens

Rega Institute KU Leuven, (Belgium)

 

Role of receptor tyrosine kinases and associated gangliosides in the influenza virus replication cycle
3.15 pm

 

Biesiada Marcin

Polish Academy of Sciences(Poland)

 

The specificity of GagΔp6, NC and MA interactions with 5’-UTR of HIV-2
3.30 pm

 

Figueira Tiago N.

Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal)

 

Correlating self-assembling and lipid membrane interactions of cholesterolconjugated Measles Virus entry inhibitors with in vivo efficacy
3.45 pm Gloria Bua

University of Bologna (Italy)

Antiviral effect of cidofovir on Parvovirus B19 replication
4.00 pm Jenny Desantis

University of Perugia (Italy)

 

2-Catecholoxazinones as HIV-1 Ribonuclease H  Inhibitors
4.30 pm Shuttle form the Research Park to Hotel Flamingo
6.00pm                 Coffee break
6.15-8.00 pm         Discussion groups
8.30 pm Dinner
2016.09.30
8.40 am Shuttle form Hotel Flamingo to the Research Park
9.00 am Plenary lectures                     Chairman: Enzo Tramontano
Giorgio Palù

University of Padova (Italy)

Zika virus: from pathogenesis to disease control
Stuart Le Grice

National Cancer Institute (USA)

Re-purposing HIV RNase H inhibitors to target herpes virus nucleotidyl transferases
11.00-11.15 am Coffee Break
11.15 am Bio-tech session                     Chairman: Stuart F J Le Grice
Presentation of  “Sardegna Ricerche” Research Park
12.00 am Round table: Working in a company after the PhD
Stuart F J Le Grice  (NCI)
Robert Jordan (GILEAD)
Vincenzo Summa (IRBM)
1.30 pm Lunch & Bio-tech companies presentation desk 
2.30-4.00 pm

 

Selected oral communications                     Chairman:  Reuben Harris

 

2.30 pm Quintana Verónica

Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina)

 

Characterization of the antiviral mode of action of anisomycin against dengue virus
2.45 pm

 

Yipeng Ma

KU Leuven, (Belgium)

 

A novel early-stage inhibitor of Coxsackievirus B3 replication
3.00 pm Nicole Grandi

University of Cagliari

(Italy)

 

HERV-W group characterization provides insights for potential innovative therapeutic targets for Multiple Sclerosis and other human diseases
3.15 pm Sara Pautasso

University of Torino

(Italy)

 

The interferon-inducible DNA-sensor protein IFI16: a key player in the antiviral response
3.30 pm

 

Francesco Saladini

University of Siena (Italy)

Application of cell based phenotypic assays for the evaluation of novel HIV-1 inhibitors targeting viral and host proteins

 

3.45 pm Iuni Trist

University of Siena (Italy)

Counteract influenza A by blocking PA-PB1 protein-protein interaction with the aid of molecular modelling
4.30 pm Shuttle form the Research Park to Hotel Flamingo
6.00pm                 Coffee break
6.15-8.00 pm                  Discussion groups
8.30 pm Dinner
2016.10.01
8.40 am Shuttle form Hotel Flamingo to the Research Park
9.00 am Plenary lectures                     Chairman: Thomas Mertens
Graciela Andrei

KU Leuven (Belgium)

Herpes virus drug resistance: where are we going? Challenges and opportunities
Vincenzo Summa

IRBM (Italy)

The discovery of Isentress, the first in class HIV-Integrase inhibitor
11.00-11.15 am Coffee Break
11.15 am Plenary lectures                     Chairman: Stefano Alcaro
Reuben Harris

University of Minnesota (USA)

DNA viruses and cancer mutagenesis
Maria Josè Camarasa

IQM-CSIC (Spain)

A medicinal chemistry approach for the discovery of inhibitors HBV and (re)emerging virus replication
1.00 pm Lunch
2.30 pm Shuttle form the Research Park to Hotel Flamingo
Free afternoon
8.30 pm Dinner
2016.10.02
8.40 am Shuttle form Hotel Flamingo to the Research Park
9.00 am Plenary lectures                     Chairman: Robert Jordan
Thomas Mertens

University of Ulm (Germany)

Reinforcement of natural immunity as an option for antiviral therapy
Stefano Alcaro

“Magna Graecia” University (Italy)

Computational tools for multi-targeting novel bioactive compounds
11.00-11.15 am Coffee Break
11.15 am Plenary lectures                     Chairman: Graciela Andrei
Katarzyna Purzycka

Polish Academy of Sciences (Poland)

Structural studies of retroviral RNAs
Anna Papa

University of Thessaloniki (Greece)

Emerging viral diseases in the Mediterranean region
1.00 pm Lunch  & Poster session II
2.30-4.30 pm

 

Selected oral communications          Chairman:Katarzyna Purzycka

 

2.30 pm

 

Joanna Sztuba-Solinska

CCR NCI,Frederick, MD

(USA)

A small Stem-Loop Structure of the Ebola Virus Trailer interacts with HSPA8 and is essential for Ebola Virus Replication

 

2.45 pm

 

Liu Ching-Hsuan

Taipei Medical University(Taiwan)

 

Highly Bioavailable Silibinin Nanoparticles Inhibit Hepatitis C Virus
3.00 pm

 

Angela Corona

University of Cagliari (Italy)

Exploring the hydrazoindolin-2-one based scaffold to develop Ribonuclease H/DNA polymerase HIV-1 RT dual inhibitors
3.15 pm

 

Carla Usai

Universidad de Navarra

 

Characterisation of a mouse model for the study of HDV chronic infection
3.30 pm

 

Maria Elena Terlizzi

University of Torino (Italy)

The A-type Proanthocyanidins (PACs-A) of a novel cranberry extract inhibit Herpes Simplex Type 1 and Type 2 infections
3.45 pm Scano Alessandra

University of Cagliari (Italy)

 

Future Perspectives in Antiviral drug delivery

 

4.15 pm Shuttle form the Research Park to Hotel Flamingo
6.00pm                        Coffee break
6.15-8.00 pm           Discussion groups
8.30 pm Dinner
2016.10.03
 
  Breakfast and leaving
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