Karine Le Roch CIDVR Director





2024 CIVDR Symposium Schedule

Schedule subject to change


9:00AM – 9.40AM: Breakfast & Registration

9.40AM – 9:45AM: Welcome & Opening Remarks

Karine Le Roch, PhD.
Director, Center for Infectious Disease and Vector Research, UC Riverside

9:45AM - 10:30AM: "Small molecule-directed protein degradation as an antiviral strategy"

Priscilla Li-ning Yang, PhD. 
Professor of Microbiology & Immunology 
Stanford University School of Medicine
Introduced by Juliet Morrison

10:35AM – 11:05AM: "Antivirals with High Genetic barriers to the evolution of resistance"

Sonali Chaturvedi, PhD. 
Assistant Professor of Virology 
The University of California, Riverside

11:10AM- 11:40AM: "Adaptation of feeding behaviors and foregut-borne virus interactions of an experimentally important whitefly species Bemisia tabaci New World"

James Ng, PhD. 
Assistant Professor of Microbiology
The University of California, Riverside

11:45AM- 12:00PM: Coffee Break

12:00PM – 12:45PM: TBA

Barbara Baker, PhD. 
Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
The University of California, Berkeley
Introduced by Hailing Jin Ph.D, Professor, UC Riverside

12:50PM-1:45PM: Lunch Break

1:45PM – 2:30PM: "The role of ticks in the transmission and pathogenesis of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever"

Dennis Bente, PhD. 
Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
The University of Texas Medical Branch
Introduced by Scott Pegan, Ph.D, Professor, UC Riverside

2:35PM-3:05PM: "A search for countermeasures for WHO Priority Disease Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever"

Scott D. Pegan, PhD. 
Professor of Biomedical Sciences
The University of California, Riverside
Introduced by Sonali Chaturvedi, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, UC Riverside

3:10PM-3:55PM: "Exploring genotype-phenotype relationship using chromosome synthesis"

Ian Ehrenreich, PhD. 
Professor of Biological Science
University of Southern California
Introduced by Simon C. Niels Groen, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, UC Riverside

4:00PM-5:30PM: Reception 

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