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The Global Virome in Health and Disease (C1)

Scientific Organizers: David Wang, Frederic D. Bushman and Mya Breitbart


March 1—4, 2020

Granlibakken Tahoe, Tahoe City, CA, USA


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 30, 2019 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 30, 2019 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Nov 21, 2019 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 19, 2019 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2020-C1 "The Global Virome in Health and Disease" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On October 30, 2019 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After October 30, 2019 until November 21, 2019 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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October 30, 2019 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 19, 2019 795.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After December 19, 2019 995.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 19, 2019 570.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After December 19, 2019 770.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 30, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is November 21, 2019)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline: October 30, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: November 21, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is October 30, 2019)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 19, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 795.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 570.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 995.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 770.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report any calls or correspondence you might have received to Keystone Symposia and book only through lodging links in your Keystone Symposia account, an established travel agency or directly with the hotel(s) listed on our website.
No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 24 hr (international) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, March 1 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer and light meal from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Wednesday, March 4 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by dinner and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Thursday, March 5 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, MARCH 1

4:00—8:00 PM
Arrival and Registration

Pre Function
6:00—8:00 PM
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Granhall
6:00—8:00 PM
Light Meal - Provided by Granlibakken

Granhall

MONDAY, MARCH 2

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Granhall
8:00—9:00 AM
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/01/2020

Mountain/Lake
Forest Rohwer, San Diego State University, USA
Phage Behaving Badly and Clinical Workarounds

9:00—11:15 AM
The Global Virome and Beyond
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/01/2020

Mountain/Lake
Mya Breitbart, University of South Florida, USA
Virus Discovery Across Biomes

Coffee Break

Chantal Abergel, CNRS Aix-Marseille Université, France
The Concept of Virus in the Giant Virus Era

Edward C. Holmes, University of Sydney, Australia
Exploring the Eukaryotic Virosphere

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:15 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:15 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Bay
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Bay
4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Pre Function
5:00—7:00 PM
Beneficial and Commensal Viromes
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/01/2020

Mountain/Lake
Susan M. Lehman, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, USA
Thinking about Phage Therapy as a Microbial Ecology Puzzle

Robert Edwards, San Diego State University, USA
crAssphage: The Most Abundant Virus in the Human Enteric Virome

Ken H. Cadwell, New York University School of Medicine, USA
Immunomodulation by the Enteric Virome

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

7:00—8:00 PM
Dinner

Granhall
7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Granhall
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 1

Bay

TUESDAY, MARCH 3

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Granhall
8:00—11:00 AM
The Virome in Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/01/2020

Mountain/Lake
Frederic D. Bushman, University of Pennsylvania, USA
The Human Virome in Health and Disease

Charles Chiu, University of California, San Francisco, USA
The Virome and Graft versus Host Disease

Coffee Break

Alejandro Reyes, Los Andes University, Colombia
The Human Gut Virome in Health and Malnutrition

Eric L. Delwart, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Koch's Postulates in the Age of Viral Metagenomics

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:00 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

11:00 AM—1:00 PM
Poster Setup

Bay
1:00—10:00 PM
Poster Viewing

Bay
2:30—4:30 PM
Workshop: Origins of the Human Virome

Mountain/Lake
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Pre Function
5:00—7:00 PM
The Virome in Model Systems
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/01/2020

Mountain/Lake
David Wang, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Novel Lessons from the C. elegans Virome

Adrienne M.S. Correa, Rice University, USA
The Coral Reef Virosphere in Space and Time

Amit Kapoor, Ohio State University, USA
Animal Viromes Yield New Models for Human Viruses

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

7:00—8:00 PM
Dinner

Granhall
7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Granhall
7:30—10:00 PM
Poster Session 2

Bay

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4

7:00—8:00 AM
Breakfast

Granhall
8:00—11:00 AM
Host-Virus Arms Race
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/01/2020

Mountain/Lake
Kimberley Seed, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Bacteriophage-Host Arms Race in Vibrio cholerae

Karen L. Maxwell, University of Toronto, Canada
Discovery of Phage Encoded Anti-CRISPRs

Coffee Break

Rotem Sorek, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Novel antiphage defense systems

Kate L. Jeffrey, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
Divergent Immunomodulation by Healthy and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Human Enteric Viromes

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

11:00 AM—5:00 PM
On Own for Lunch

4:30—5:00 PM
Coffee Available

Pre Function
5:00—6:45 PM
Virome-Bacterial Microbiome Interactions
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/01/2020

Mountain/Lake
Megan T. Baldridge, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Norovirus Infection, the Gut Microbiota and Interferon Lambda

Paul Turner, Yale University, USA
Phage-Bacteria Interactions in the Evolution of Antibacterial Resistance

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

6:45—7:00 PM
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/01/2020

Mountain/Lake
7:00—8:00 PM
Dinner

Granhall
7:00—8:00 PM
Social Hour
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Granhall
8:00—11:00 PM
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Granhall

THURSDAY, MARCH 5

 
Departure


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