DAVS 2019

Dutch Annual Virology Symposium 2019


Inhibition of Chikungunya virus replication by targeting host S-adenosyl-homocysteine hydrolase and viral nonstructural protein 1
Martijn van Hemert | LUMC - Leiden 

Identification of a novel inhibitor of alphavirus entry 
Finny Varghese | Radboudumc - Nijmegen 

Viral factors important for the neurotropism of influenza A viruses 
Jurre Siegers | Erasmus MC - Rotterdam 

The Epstein-Barr virus BART18 microRNA directly targets host genes to affect autophagy in infected cells 
Hendrik de Buhr | UMCU - Utrecht 

The transcriptional complexity of varicella-zoster virus unraveled by direct RNA nanopore sequencing 
Shirley Braspenning | Erasmus MC - Rotterdam 

Structure and immunogenicity of a stabilized HIV-1 envelope trimer based on a group M consensus sequence 
Kwinten Sliepen | AMC-UvA - Amsterdam 

Bispecific single-domain antibody-based complexes protect against bunyavirus infections 
Paul Wichgers Schreur | WUR - Wageningen 

Engineering yellow fever virus 17D–based RNA replicons into an innovative DNA-launched vaccine vector platform for emerging viruses such as MERS-CoV 
Marjolein Kikkert | LUMC – Leiden 

Betacoronavirus S and HE proteins are in functional balance; evidence for convergent evolution of betacorona- and influenzaviruses
Yifei Lang | UU - Utrecht 

Human vaginal and skin dendritic cell subsets control ZIKA virus infection 
Julia Eder | AMC-UvA - Amsterdam 

Zika virus infection perturbs osteoblast function 
Noreen Mumtaz | Erasmus MC - Rotterdam 

Subgenomic flavivirus RNA binds the antiviral mosquito DEAD-box helicase ME31B and determines Zika virus transmission by Aedes aegypti 
Giel Goertz | WUR – Wageningen 

Protective human monoclonal antibodies targeting different stages of MERS coronavirus entry 
Berend Jan Bosch | UU - Utrecht 

Beijerinck Premium Lectures 

Illuminating influenza A virus receptor interactions 
Robert de Vries | Department of Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery, Utrecht Institute for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Utrecht University, Utrecht

Measles: not an innocent childhood disease 
Rory de Vries | Department of Viroscience, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam 

Beijerinck Prize Lecture 

The Flavivirus NS1 protein: Unraveling mechanisms of pathogenesis of dengue, Zika, and beyond 
Eva Harris | Division of Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States