Oral Abstract Session:
190. Host Susceptibility to Viral Infections
Sunday, October 23, 2011: 7:30 AM-9:00 AM
Room: 156ABC

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Target Audience: other, Academicians

Topical Category: V. Virology including clinical and basic studies of viral infections, including hepatitis

Tracks: Adult ID, Investigative ID

Moderator:  David Thomas, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University


7:30 AM
The Niemann-Pick C1 protein is a critical endosomal host factor for filovirus entry
Anuja Krishnan ; Jan Carette ; Anthony Wong ; Matthijs Raaben ; Emily Miller ; Andrew Herbert ; Gregor Obernosterer ; Nirupama Mulherkar ; Ana Kuehne ; Rohini Sandesara ; John Dye ; Sean Whelan ; Thijn Brummelkamp ; Kartik Chandran

7:45 AM
A host transcriptome signature arises in the pre-symptomatic period soon after Influenza exposure and accurately detects pandemic H1N1 infection
Micah McClain, MD, PhD ; Christopher Woods, MD, MPH ; Minhua Chen ; Aimee Zaas, MD, MHS ; Brad Nicholson, PhD ; Jay Varkey, MD ; Timothy Veldman ; Stephen Kingsmore, MD ; Yongsheng Huang ; Alfred Hero III, PhD ; Elizabeth Ramsburg, PhD ; Joseph Lucas, PhD ; Lawrence Carin, PhD ; Seth Glickman, MD ; Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, MD., PhD

8:00 AM
The Cold Sore Susceptibility Gene (CSSG1)
John Kriesel, MD ; Brandt Jones, BS ; Ametishwar B. Bhatia, MD ; Maurine Hobbs, PhD

8:15 AM
Human challenge model using a norovirus  GII.4 strain: susceptility to infection
Robert Frenck, MD ; David Bernstein, MD ; Ming Xia, PhD ; Pengwei Huang, MD ; Weiming Zhong ; Susan Parker, RN ; Monica McNeal, MS ; Michelle Dickey, CNP ; Xi Jiang, PhD

8:30 AM
Cellular Immune Exhaustion in Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML)
C. Sabrina Tan, MD ; Evelyn Bord ; Thomas Broge Jr. ; Brett Glotzbecker, MD ; Heidi Mills ; Sarah Gheuens, MD ; Jacalyn Rosenblatt, MD ; David Avigan, MD ; Igor Koralnik, MD

8:45 AM
T Cell Clonal Expansion and Proviral Load Levels Among Human T Cell Lymphotropic Virus Type 1 (HTLV-1) Asymptomatic Carriers
Walter Kleine-Neto ; Antonio Charlys da Costa, MSc. ; Ana Carolina Soares de Oliveira ; Yokuo Nukui ; Ester Sabino ; Sabri Saeed Sanabani

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D. Thomas, merck: Consultant and Grant Investigator, Consulting fee and Grant recipient
Gilead: Grant Investigator, Grant recipient

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