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IAAASS 2014 Program

September 28 – October 3, 2014 

2014.09.28

 6.00 pm                                     Registration

7.00 pm

Inaugural Lecture

 Enzo Tramontano                 Summer School welcoming remarks

Giorgio Palù                             President of the European Society for Virology welcoming                                                                                                         remarks

Carlo Federico Perno           Introduction to Inaugural Lecture

Jan Balzarini                           Carbohydrate binding agents: novel therapeutic concept as                                                                                                       selective antiviral compounds.

8.30 pm                                     Dinner

 2014.09.29                                    

9.00 am

Plenary lectures

Chairman: Cristina Parolin

Stephan Becker                      Identifying targets for antifiloviral interventions

Maurizio Botta                        Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of human DDX3                                                                                                    inhibitors with multiple antiviral activities

11.00-11.15am                   Coffee break

11.15 am

Chairman: Stuart Le Grice

Eric Freed                                 Development of potent and broadly active HIV-1 maturation                                                                                                     inhibitors

Giorgio Palù                             Different approaches to develop effective antiviral strategies

1.00 pm                               Lunch

3.30-5.00 pm                     Discussion groups

5.00-6.00 pm                          Coffee break – Poster session I

6.00-7.15 pm

Student talks

Chairman:  Elias Maccioni

Florencia Linero                    Isolation and characterization of Nanobodies against Junin                                                                                                    virus as new and improved treatment option for Argentine                                                                                                        hemorrhagic fever

Serena Massari                       Targeting Influenza A Virus RNA-dependent-RNA-                                                                                                                     polymerase: development of PA/PB1 interaction inhibitors

Finny Varghese                      Novel antivirals affecting Alphaviruses, including the re-                                                                                                           emerging Chikungunya virus

Marta Cadeddu                       Identification and characterization of HERV-K (HML-10) in                                                                                                    GRCh37/hg19  assembly and their possible association with                                                                                                      the human diseases

Pouya Hassandavish            Mechanism study of baicalein activity against dengue virus                                                                                                       replication

8.00 pm                                    Dinner

2014.09.30                                   

9.00 am

Plenary lectures

Chairman: Giorgio Palù

Le Grice Stuart                        Therapeutic Targeting of the Retroviral RNA Genome

Mátyus Péter                           Through hardships to the drug candidate (Per aspera ad                                                                                                              astra) – old and new concepts in HIV drug discovery

11.00-11.15am                   Coffee Break

11.15 am

Chairman: Eric Freed

Thomas Mertens                   Mechanisms, clinical problems and management of resistance                                                                                                 against herpesvirus infections

Birgitta Wöhrl                         Inhibition of Foamy Virus RNase H by HIV-1 RNase H                                                                                                                inhibitors  development of a model system

1.00 pm                              Lunch

3.30-5.00 pm                     Discussion groups

5.00-6.00 pm                          Coffee break – Poster session II

6.00-7.15 pm

Student talks

Chairman:  Maurizio Botta

St. Patrick Reid                       The lipid kinase sphingosine kinase 2 is an essential host                                                                                                            factor  recruited by Chikungunya virus during infection

Agharbaoui Fatima E           From natural products to HIV-1 IN/LEDGF interaction                                                                                                               inhibitors:computational and synthetic approaches

Michele Celestino                  Unrevealing the molecular mechanisms accounting for the                                                                                                        FIV envelope glycoprotein ability to overcome feline tetherin                                                                                                   restriction

Valeria Cannas                       Identification of VP35 dsRNA binding pocket useful residues                                                                                                     for development of small-molecules inhibitors against Ebola                                                                                                     virus

Łukasz Świątek                       Antiviral activity of leaves and cones of Alnus sieboldiana                                                                                                         Matsum against HHV-1

8.00 pm                                    Dinner

2014.10.01                                    

 9.00 am

Plenary lectures

Chairman: Jan Balzarini

Reuben Harris                        The Biological and Pathological Importance of Enzyme-                                                                                                            Catalyzed  DNA Cytosine Deamination

Federico Gago                         Structure-based computational strategies in the design of                                                                                                          antiviral  drugs

 11.00-11.15am                   Coffee Break

11.15 am

Chairman: Thomas Mertens

Kvaratskhelia Mamuka       Multimerization selective inhibitors of HIV-1 integrase

Enzo Tramontano                 Are human endogenous retroviruses possible drug targets?

 1.00 pm                              Lunch

Free afternoon

8.00 pm                                    Dinner

2014.10.02                                    

 9.00 am

Plenary lectures

Chairman: Stephan Becker

Ben Berkhout                          New anti-HIV approaches: peptide inhibitors, RNAi gene                                                                                                          therapy and the humanized mouse model for drug testing

Maccioni Elias                        Drug design: principles and considerations

11.00-11.15am                   Coffee Break

11.15 am

Round table on “Working in a company after the PhD”

Chairman: Stuart Le Grice

Participant: Franco Lori and Vincenzo Summa

1.00 pm                              Lunch

3.00-4.30 pm                     Discussion groups

4.30-5.00  pm                   Coffee Break

 5.00-7.00 pm

Plenary lectures

Chairman: Reuben Harris

Roberto Di Santo                   Inhibiting the HIV Integration Process: Past, Present, and the                                                                                                 Future

Camarasa María José           gp120 as a target of the design and discovery of HIV-                                                                                                                 entry/fusion inhibitors 

8.00 pm                                    Social Dinner

2014.10.03                                    

 Breakfast and leaving