WITHIN-HOST DYNAMICS: SCALING FROM CELLS TO POPULATIONS AND BEYOND
When: June 5-6, 2008 at Colorado State University
June 7, field trip to Pawnee National Grassland

Wednesday, June 4 -- Academic Village

7 - 10pm-- Opening Social/Registration

Thursday, June 5 (104 Yates Hall)

8:30 -- Welcome and Introduction to the Conference Theme
9:00 -- Alan Perelson, Los Alamos National Laboratory, “An Overview of Modeling Viral Infections in Humans”

10:00 -- Coffee break

10:30 - 12:00 -- SESSION ONE: Within-host (and immune) dynamics, Moderator: Mary Poss
10:30 -- Andreas Handel, Emory University, "Within-host dynamics of influenza infections: When details matter"

11:00 -- Sandra Quackenbush, Colorado State University, "Walleye Dermal Sarcoma: Synchronization of Viral Gene Expression and Disease"
11:30 -- Jennifer Troyer, National Cancer Institute, "FIV: Within and between host transmission dynamics"

12:00 - 1:30 -- Lunch

1:30 - 2:30--SESSION ONE CONTINUED....

1:30-- Michael Stear, University of Glasgow, “The causes of variation among sheep in resistance to nematode infection"
2:00 -- Mike Strand, University of Georgia, " Immunosuppressive Viral Mutualists Mediate Diversification and the Host Ranges of Insect Parasitoids"

2:30 -- Coffee break

3:00-5:00 -- SESSION TWO: Evolution of virulence, Moderator: Mike Antolin

3:00 -- Troy Day, Queen's University, Ontario, "Integrating within- and between-host dynamics: beyond virulence evolution"
3:30 -- Jaap de Roode, Emory University, “The evolution of parasite virulence: effects of virulence-transmission trade-offs and within-host competition”
4:00 -- Christophe Fraser, Imperial College, London, “HIV-1 virulence: is it adaptive?”

 

 

 

 

 

Friday, June 6 (104 Yates Hall)

8:30 - 12:00 -- SESSION THREE: Applied Evolution of Pathogens Therapies and Intervention, Moderator:Roman Biek

8:30 -- Kathryn Hanley, New Mexico State University, “Design of a live attenuated vaccine for dengue virus: a meeting of the minds for medicine and evolutionary ecology”
9:00 -- Dick Bowen, Colorado State University, "West Nile Virus: Ecology, Hosts and Genetics"

9:30 -- Marm Kilpatrick, Consortium for Conservation Medicine,  “Quantifying the amplification potential of hosts for multi-host vector borne pathogens”
10:00 -- Andrew Read, Pennsylvania State University, “Malaria and the EEID challenge: how to avoid another century of evolutionary mismanagement”

10:30 -- Coffee break

11:00 -- 12:30 -- SESSION FOUR: Two minute poster teasers

12:30 -- 2: 00 -- Lunch

2pm - 5pm -- POSTER SESSION (Durrell Center, DC Bottoms)

6pm -- Closing BBQ
(east side of Anatomy/Zoology Building)

Special Dinner Guest Speaker: David Quammen
"The Devil You Don't Know: Cancer as an Infectious Disease"

Saturday, June 7

9:00 - 6:00 PM -- FIELDTRIP: Hiking at Pawnee National Grassland

--For the trip to Pawnee, you will need to bring walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen etc. appropriate for a day hike.

--The 7th annual conference and workshop (2009) will be held at the University of Georgia. This conference has previously been held at Penn State University (2003), Emory University (2004), Colorado State University (2005), Penn State University (2006), and Cornell University (2007).

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