2017 Center for Viral Pathogenesis Research Symposium
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Kevin Ault, MD - University of Kansas Medical Center
Nicholas Wallace, PhD - Kansas State University
"High Risk α-Papillomavirus Oncogenes Induce Aberrant Translesion Synthesis"
Rollie Clem, PhD - Kansas State University
"Unraveling the Arbovirus Midgut Escape Barrier in Mosquito Vectors"
A. Sally Davis, DVM, PhD- Kansas State University
"Viral Pathogenesis through the Lens of an Investigative Veterinary Pathologist"
Brandon DeKosky, PhD - University of Kansas - Lawrence
"High-Throughput Characterization of Anti-Viral Human Antibody Responses"
Navneet Dhillon, PhD - University of Kansas Medical Center
"HIV-1, Illicit Drugs and Pulmonary Vascular Remodeling"
Ying Fang, PhD - Kansas State University
"A Naturally Occurring Cross Order Recombinant of Enterovirus and Torovirus"
William Groutas, PhD - Wichita State University
"Drug Discovery and Development of Antiviral Therapeutics"
Ferdaus Hassan, PhD - Children's Mercy Hospital
"Host-Response to Enterovirus-D68 infection in Children: From Bench-to-Bed Side"
Maria Kalamvoki, PhD - University of Kansas Medical Center
"Strategies that HSV-1 has Evolved to Counteract Host Antiviral Responses"
Carole McArthur, MD, PhD - University of Missouri - Kansas City
"20 years of HIV-related Bioprospecting on the African Continent"
Christophe Nicot, PhD - University of Kansas Medical Center
"Human T-cell Leukemia Virus Type I (HTLV-I): 35 Years Later
Andrew Townsend Peterson, PhD - University of Kansas - Lawrence
"Ecology and Geography of Transmission of Viral Diseases"
Juergen Richt, DVM, PhD - Kansas State University
Jean-Paul J. Gonzalez, MD, PhD - Kansas State University
"Research Progress at the Center of Excellence for Emerging and Zoonotic Animal Diseases"
Rangaraj Selvarangan, PhD - Children's Mercy Hospital
"Human Parechovirus Central Nervous System Infection in Children"
For non-faculty (postdocs, students, etc):
The CVP Trainee Research Award will be presented to a student or postdoctoral fellow for a research project in the field of viral pathogenesis. The awardee will be announced at the symposium and presented with a certificate and cash award (amount to be determined annually).
2017 - Ramona Moles, "Targeting the WRN helicase as a novel therapeutic strategy for Adult T-cell Leukemia"
The Narayan Research Award, in honor of Dr. Opendra "Bill" Narayan, will be awarded to a faculty member who has had an outstanding contribution to the field of viral pathogenesis.
2017 - Dr. A. Townsend Peterson, University of Kansas - Lawrence, for his work on viral disease transmission risk mapping.