Important dates:

  • Early bird registration15 October 2017
  • Abstract submission31 October 2017
  • Proposals31 October 2017
  • Acceptance notification25 November 2017
  • Standard registration6 February 2018
  • Paper submission1 August 2018

Dear Colleagues,

It is with great pleasure that I announce the conference “Viruses 2018: Breakthroughs in Viral Replication” to be held in Barcelona, Spain 7-9, February, 2018. The importance of viruses to human health has never been more apparent, and significant progress is being made in understanding virus replication, structure, transmission, pathogenesis, and antiviral immunity. This conference will bring together leading virologists from around the world to share their recent findings. Meeting participants will have the opportunity to present posters and short talks on their work and discuss their research in a relaxed, collegial environment.

The conference is sponsored by MDPI, the publisher of the open-access journal Viruses and follows the very successful meeting “Viruses 2016: At the Forefront of Virus-Host Interactions” held in Jan 2016 in Basel, Switzerland. Invited speakers include Felix Rey, Ralf Bartenschlager, Sandra Weller, Carolyn Coyne, Sara Cherry, Michael Diamond, Alasdair Steven, Frank Kirchhoff, Kay Grunewald, Urs Greber, Alain Kohl, Daniel Douek, K. Andrew White, Adam Zlotnick, Zara Sawyer, Clodagh O'Shea and Elena I. Frolova.

I very much look forward to seeing you at this exciting meeting in Barcelona.

Best regards,

Eric O. Freed, Ph.D.
Editor-in-Chief, Viruses
Director, HIV Dynamics and Replication Program
Head, Virus-Cell Interaction Section
Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute
Bg. 535/Rm. 110
Frederick, MD, USA

  • Dr. Alain KohlDr. Alain Kohl Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Glasgow, UKFind out more
  • Dr. Alasdair StevenDr. Alasdair Steven Laboratory Structural Biology Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH), USAFind out more
  • Dr. Daniel DouekDr. Daniel Douek National Institutes of Health (NIH), USAFind out more
  • Dr. Elena I. FrolovaDr. Elena I. Frolova School of Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), USAFind out more
  • Dr. K. Andrew WhiteDr. K. Andrew White York University, Department of Biology, CanadaFind out more
  • Dr. Leo JamesDr. Leo James Medical Research Council (MRC), UKFind out more
  • Dr. Sara SawyerDr. Sara Sawyer University of Colorado Boulder, USAFind out more
  • Prof. Dr. Adam ZlotnickProf. Dr. Adam Zlotnick Indiana University, USAFind out more
  • Prof. Dr. Clodagh O´SheaProf. Dr. Clodagh O´Shea Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory, Salk Institute, USAFind out more
  • Prof. Dr. Don C. LambProf. Dr. Don C. Lamb Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, GermanyFind out more
  • Prof. Dr. Frank KirchhoffProf. Dr. Frank Kirchhoff Ulm University Hospital, GermanyFind out more
  • Prof. Dr. Kay GrünewaldProf. Dr. Kay Grünewald Oxford Particle Imaging Centre, Oxford University, UKFind out more
  • Prof. Dr. Michael S. DiamondProf. Dr. Michael S. Diamond Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine, USAFind out more
  • Prof. Dr. Urs GreberProf. Dr. Urs Greber Institute of Molecular Life Sciences, University of Zurich, SwitzerlandFind out more

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