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Title

Chapitres choisis

Dates

5 -6 June 2019

Responsable de l'activité

Caroline Tapparel

Organizer(s)

Caroline Tapparel, UNIGE

Speakers

 

Stéphane Blanc, BGPI, INRA, CIRAD, Montpellier SupAgro, Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France

 

Description

Research in fundamental virology represents an important interest within the CUSO network of research groups in microbial sciences. This chapitre choisi will cover current hot topics in basic virology and address the specific needs of our Ph.D. students in virology. A state-of-the art lecture will be given by leading international expert and cover the newest developments of important aspects of basic virology research. In an interactive session during the afternoon, students will ask questions and discuss key issues on the topic with the expert.

Program

 

5th of June at 16.30-18.30:

Students will discuss the following article during 2 hours:

"Poxviruses deploy genomic accordions to adapt rapidly against host antiviral defences"

Elde NC1, Child SJ, Eickbush MT, Kitzman JO, Rogers KS, Shendure J, Geballe AP, Malik HS.

doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2012.05.049

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/eutils/elink.fcgi?dbfrom=pubmed&retmode=ref&cmd=prlinks&id=22901812

 

6th of June at 12:30-15.00:

Conference followed by a round table with the students and the invited speaker.

CMU-Ausitoire A. Franceschetti (C150)

"The strange life style of multipartite viruses"

by

Stéphane Blanc, BGPI, INRA, CIRAD, Montpellier SupAgro, Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France

 

Note:
There is a second date for another chapitre choisis:

04.07. 2019

Prof. Benjamin TenOever: "The evolution of cellular antiviral systems"

12.30 CMU - Auditoire A Franceschetti (C150)

03.07. 2019
Discussion of the article "RNase III nucleases from diverse kingdoms serve as antiviral effectors"
doi:10.1038/nature22990
https://www.nature.com/articles/nature22990

Location

Genève

Information

Wednesday: in dedicated small rooms and students will be divided in groups

Thursday: in the CMU 1, rue Michel-Servet
CH-1211 Geneva 4, Auditoire A. Franceschetti (C150)

Places

30

Deadline for registration 31.05.2019
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