November 05, 2015


4:00 pm – 6:00 pm   Gallery Lobby

Welcome Reception & Dinner

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm   Garden Room

Nancy Haigwood, PhD

Keynote Address 

Nancy Haigwood, PhD 
Oregon Health Sciences University

Social Networking

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm   Garden Room


November 06, 2015


7:00 am – 8:00 am   Gallery Lobby


7:00 am – 8:00 am   Garden Room

Session I: Antigenic Variation in Viruses

8:00 am – 10:30 am  North Prairie

Jim Mullins, PhD

HIV genetic variation and vaccine immunogen design

Jim Mullins, PhD
University of Washington

er-smallestGenetic and Antigenic Variability of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus: a practical problem

Elizabeth Rieder, PhD
USDA, Agriculture Research Service, Plum Island

 Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhDMolecular evolution of PRRSV under experimental and field conditions

 Kyoung-Jin Yoon, DVM, PhD
Iowa State University

Richard Webby, PhD

Antigenic variation and human immune responses

Richard Webby, PhD
St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital


2 Oral Presentations from Abstracts

Refreshment Break

10:30 am – 11:00 am  

Session II: Immune Correlates of Protection

11:00 am – 1:00 pm  North Prairie

Kevin Legge, PhDDendritic cell regulation of influenza virus immunity

Kevin Legge, PhD
University of Iowa

Raymond The role of host genetics in the design of PRRS vaccines

Bob Rowland, PhD
Kansas State University

Malcolm Martin, PhDStudies of broad and potent anti-HIV-1 neutralizing antibodies in SHIV infected rhesus macaques

Malcolm Martin, PhD
National Institutes of  Health, NIAID


2 Oral Presentations from Abstracts

Lunch Break

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm  Garden Room

Session III: Insights from Bioinformatics and Computational/Systems Biology

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm  North Prairie

Adrian Shepherd, PhD
Informing HIV immunogen design by characterizing clonal related sequence sets with NGS

Adrian Shepherd, PhD
University of London, Birkbeck

Thomas Kepler, PhDB cell lineage dynamics during serial immunizations

Thomas B. Kepler, PhD
Boston University

Michael Katze, PhDSystems Biology of infection and Immunity-Deadly Virus Infections in the 21st Century: Successes, Challenges, Ebola, and Networks to Nowhere?

Michael Katze, PhD
University of Washington

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Poster Presentations/Refreshments

4:00 pm – 6:00 pm  Central Prairie

Dinner/Social Networking

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm  Garden Room