The Ninth Annual All-Iowa Virology Symposium ProgramAIVS Final Program









March 31

Time Activity
9:00-10:00 Registration-Packet Pick-up on 1st floor
Continental Breakfast and beverages served
Speakers upload presentations onto computers
9:55-10:00 Opening Remarks: Brad Blitvich
10:00-10:05 Introduction of Plenary Speaker: Rich Roller
10:05-11:00 Plenary Speaker: Rob Kalejta, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
How Human Cytomegalovirus Regulates Viral Transcription and Brain Cancer
Session 1:


Immune Response to Viral Infections

Convener: Susan Carpenter

11:00-11:15 Stress Granule Modulation by Mammalian Orthoreovirus Factories
Promisree Choudhury, Cathy L. Miller
11:15-11:30 PARP-dependent ADP-ribosylation independently enhances the IFN response and represses coronavirus replication
Anthony R. Fehr, Gytis Jankevicius, Craig Fett, Ivan Ahel, Stanley Perlman
11:30-11:45 The Effect of Macrophage M2 Polarization on Ebola Virus Infection
Kai Rogers, Ayithan Natarajan, Wendy Maury
11:45-12:00 The MHV packaging signal promotes virulence and prevents a robust interferon response during infection.
Jeremiah Athmer, Anthony Fehr, Mathew Grunewal, Stanley Perlman
12:00-1:30 Lunch, Ballroom
Session 2:


Virus Replication and Gene Expression

Convener: W. Allen Miller

1:30-1:45 The 3’ Untranslated Region of Maize Chlorotic Mottle Virus Contains a New Type of Cap-independent Translation Enhancer
Elizabeth J. Carino, W. Allen Miller, Kay Scheets, Keisuke Komoda, Sung Ki Cho, Jelena Kraft
1:45-2:00 Insights into Epstein-Barr virus biology through the study of RNA structure
Walter Moss
2:00-2:15 Long-distance interactions in the xrRNA structure are required for exonucleolytic generation of the 3’ noncoding subgenomic RNA of barley yellow dwarf virus.
Keisuke Komoda, W. Allen Miller
2:15-2:30 Identification of a conserved coiled-coil-like motif in retroviral Rev-like proteins
Chijioke N Umunnakwe, Drena Dobbs, Karin S. Dorman, Susan Carpenter
2:30-2:45 Foxtail Mosaic Virus Based Vectors for Gene Silencing and Gene Expression in Maize
Yu Mei, Chunquan Zhang, Bliss M. Kernodle, Mingsheng Qi, Katherine L. Quandt, John H. Hill, Steven A. Whitham
2:45-3:00 Pathogenesis and Cross-protection of U.S. PEDVs
Jianqiang Zhang, Qi Chen, Joseph Thomas, Phillip Gauger
3:00-3:30 Break
Session 3:


Virus-Host Interactions

Convener: Wendy Maury

3:30-3:45 Cellular stress response to varicella-zoster virus infection of human skin includes both elevated interleukin-6 transcription and robust autophagy
John E. Carpenter, Erin M. Buckingham, Wallen Jackson, Keith W. Jarosinski, Kevin Knudtson, Charles Grose
3:45-4:00 Dynamics of semen exosome-mediated HIV inhibition
Jennifer L. Welch, Chioma M. Okeoma
4:00-4:15 Introduction of a fluorescent competent tetracysteine tag within mammalian orthoreovirus non-structural protein μNS for visualization of viral factory dynamics
Luke D. Bussiere, Promisree Choudhury, Bryan Bellaire, Cathy L. Miller
4:15-4:30 Ebolavirus Glycoprotein Residue 95 Alters Endosomal Requirements for Virus Entry
Nicholas J. Lennemann, Jacob Dillard, Ashley Cooney, Grace Shaack, Robert A. Davey, Wendy Maury
4:30-4:45 Extragenic Suppression of a Mutation in Herpes Simplex Virus Type-1 (HSV-1) that Affects Lamina Disruption and Nuclear Egress
Amber Vu, Chelsea Poyzer, Richard Roller
4:45-5:00 Interaction of HIV-1 Env with Membrane Lipids Maintains the Trimer in a Closed Functional Conformation
Jacklyn Johnson, Hamid Salimi, Michael Zhang, Manuel Flores, Yunxia O’Malley, Jon Houtman, Patrick Schlievert, Hillel Haim
5:00-5:15 Set up posters
5:15-7:00 Poster session, 2nd floor
Hors d’oeuvres and bar
7:00-8:00 Banquet
8:00-8:15 Prem Paul dedication and Introduction of Plenary Speaker: Susan Carpenter
8:15-9:15 Plenary Speaker: X.J. Meng, PhD, Virginia Tech
The ever-expanding host range and cross-species infection of hepatitis E virus

April 1

8:30-9:00 Refreshments
9:00-9:05 Introduction of Plenary Speaker: Cathy Miller
9:05-10:00 Plenary Speaker: Nihal Altan-Bonnet, PhD, NIH
Viral propagation in vesicles: pooped out or pathogenic
10:00-10:15 Break
Session 4:


Vaccines and Therapeutics

Convener: Chioma Okeoma

10:15-10:30 Equine influenza elicits multiple broadly neutralizing antibodies to hemagglutinin
Sarah A. Wiechert, Jessie Trujillo, Richard Webby, Sandhya Bangaru, James Crowe, Brian Lee, Brett A. Sponseller, David Verhoeven
10.30-10.45 A piggyBac transposon/adenoviral viral-based hybrid vector system for improved in vivo CFTR delivery
Ashley L. Cooney, Ni Li, Brajesh Singh, David A. Stoltz, Paul B. McCray Jr., Patrick L. Sinn
10:45-11:00 Antiviral strategies against human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in perinatal and newborn lambs
Mark R. Ackermann
11:00-11:15 Determination of the immunodominant regions of Senecavirus A-VP1 by ELISA epitope mapping
Houston ER, Gimenez-Lirola LG, Sinha A, Shen H,Villarino NF, Piñeyro PE
11:15-11:30 Nanovaccine-mediated immune protection against influenza A virus
Zeb R. Zacharias, Kathleen A. Ross, Jonathan T. Goodman, Balaji Narasimhan, Thomas J. Waldschmidt, Kevin L. Legge
11:30-11:45 Closing Remarks: Cathy Miller