Journal article

Tenth Scientific Biennial Meeting of the Australasian Virology Society-AVS10 2019

Karla J Helbig, Rowena A Bull, Rebecca Ambrose, Michael R Beard, Helen Blanchard, Till Bocking, Brendon Chua, Agathe MG Colmant, Keaton M Crosse, Damian FJ Purcell, Johanna Fraser, Joshua A Hayward, Stuart T Hamilton, Matloob Husain, Robin MacDiarmid, Jason M Mackenzie, Gregory W Moseley, Thi HO Nguyen, Miguel E Quinones-Mateu, Karl Robinson Show all

Viruses | MDPI | Published : 2020

Abstract

The Australasian Virology Society (AVS) aims to promote, support and advocate for the discipline of virology in the Australasian region. The society was incorporated in 2011 after 10 years operating as the Australian Virology Group (AVG) founded in 2001, coinciding with the inaugural biennial scientific meeting. AVS conferences aim to provide a forum for the dissemination of all aspects of virology, foster collaboration, and encourage participation by students and post-doctoral researchers. The tenth Australasian Virology Society (AVS10) scientific meeting was held on 2-5 December 2019 in Queenstown, New Zealand. This report highlights the latest research presented at the meeting, which incl..

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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)


Funding Acknowledgements

We would like to thank all members of the AVS10 committee, for their efforts in organisation of the meeting, and Michelle Miller and Jody Peters from Leishman Associates, who were instrumental in running a professional conference. We thank AVS10 speakers who reviewed descriptions of their talks in this report for accuracy. We would also like to thank the generous support of our meeting sponsors, the Australian Centre for Hepatitis Virology, Institute for Glycomics, Doherty Institute, Burnet Institute, School of Biological Sciences Monash University, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences University of Queensland, Cellular Microbiology, Webster Centre for Infectious Diseases, BD Life Sciences, Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, MDPI (Viruses), MDPI (Microorganisms), Seqirus, Dept of Microbiology and Immunology University of Melbourne, Australian Infectious Diseases Research Centre, Maurice Wilkins Centre, Centre for Livestock Interactions with Pathogens Latrobe University, University of Queensland, and the Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust. No funding was received for covering the costs to publish in open access. G.T. was supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Senior Research Fellowship GNT1117748.