DAVS 2015

Dutch Annual Virology Symposium 2015


Mike van de Weijer - A high-complexity genome-wide shRNA library screen identifies TMEM129 as a novel E3 ubiquitin ligase essential for HCMV US11-mediated HLA class I downregulation

Robert Knaap - Deubiquitinating activity of MERS coronavirus papain-like protease suppresses the innate immune response

Anna Gram - A novel viral immune evasion molecule exploits glycan shielding to interfere with antigen presentation during the late phase of Epstein-Barr virus infection

Marjolein Hooykaas - Epstein-Barr Virus miRNAs attenuate the cellular response to type I interferon

Mark Bakkers - Hemagglutinin-esterases: Structural and biological consequences of nidovirus adaptation to specific sialic acid receptor determinants

Marit van Gils - Co-evolution of HIV-1 viruses and neutralizing antibody responses in elite neutralizers as a template for vaccine design

Hans Langedijk - Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) fusion protein stabilized in the prefusion conformation via unique mutational strategy provides protection against RSV infection in cotton rats

Babs Verstrepen - Development of a nonhuman primate model for West Nile Virus infection to study pathogenesis and for vaccine development

Pascal Miesen - Distinct sets of PIWI proteins produce arbovirus and transposon-derived piRNAs in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes

Richard Kormelink - The resistance gene Ty-1 triggers an epigenetic antiviral defense against Tomato yellow leaf curl virus

Jeroen Strating - Itraconazole inhibits enterovirus replication by targeting the oxysterol binding protein (OSBP)

Ramin Sarrami-Forooshani - Human immature Langerhans cells restrict CXCR4-using HIV-1 transmission

Maarten van de Klundert - The hepatitis B virus protein X counteracts the viral restriction factor Talin-1

Carolien van de Sandt - Cross-reactivity of influenza A and B virus-specific human cytotoxic T lymphocytes


​Beijerinck Virology Prize 2015

Peter Palese - Towards a universal influenza virus vaccine Peter Palese

Beijerinck Premium 2015

Debby van Riel - The olfactory nerve: A shortcut for influenza viruses into the central nervous system