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Dresden, Germany
Donnerstag, 30. August 2018 bis Freitag, 31. August 2018
Dear Colleagues,
The Institute of Virology at the Medical Faculty Carl Gustav of the Technische Universität Dresden, Germany, is very pleased to invite you to our beautiful city of Dresden

oAugust 30 to 31, 2018 

to participate at the 

12th International Foamy Virus Meeting

The Foamy Virus Meeting is an important international forum for participants from all over the world to discuss their latest results in the field of foamy viruses and related retroviruses and represents a valuable opportunity for networking and collaborating. We invite you to submit high quality abstracts for oral presentations on the following scientific topics:
  • Epidemiology of Natural and Zoonotic Infections
  • Interaction of Foamy Viruses with the Immune System
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Foamy Virus Replication Strategy
  • Mechanisms of Virus – Host Cell Interactions
  • Structural Studies of Foamy Virus Proteins
  • Development of Foamy Virus Gene Transfer and Genome Editing Tools
  • Application of Foamy Virus Vectors for Gene Therapy Treatment Strategies
Our invited Keynote Speakers will be,
  • Prof. Welkin Johnson, Chair Biology Department, Boston College, USA
  • Prof. Frank Buchholz, Medical Systems Biology, University Cancer Center TU Dresden, Germany
We are very happy announce that due to financial support of the TU Dresden's Institutional Strategy, funded by the Excellence Initiative of the German Federal and State Governments we are able to promote, upon application, the active meeting participation of up to 5 junior scientists (Junior group leader, Postdoc, PhD student) by awarding a travel allowance.
Please find more information about Registration, Registration fees and Abstract Submission on our meeting website.
We are looking forward to receiving your abstract and welcoming you at the conference!
Sincerely yours,
Prof. Dirk Lindemann
On behalf of the Organizing Committee
Important Dates:
June 15, 2018 Abstract submission deadline
July 14, 2018 Early bird registration deadline
August 29, 2018 Online registration deadline
August 30-31, 2018 Meeting