This event is jointly sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology







Saturday, April 26 | 4:15 p.m.

Continental Breakfast
Monday, April 28 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Monday, April 28 | 7:00 p.m.

Continental Breakfast
Tuesday, April 29 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Nightspiker Volleyball Game

Tuesday, April 29 | 10:00 p.m.

Continental Breakfast
Wednesday, April 30 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.

Symposia Program

All events are held at the Ocean Center (101 N. Atlantic Ave.) in the Ocean Center Ballroom unless otherwise noted.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Edith Hsiung Practical Issues in Diagnostic Virology
4 contact hours
P.A.C.E.® #273-621-14

Moderators: Angela Caliendo, M.D., Ph.D.; Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
Diane Leland, Ph.D.; Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 
Panel Discussion: Cooperation between Clinical and Public Health Laboratories
Kirsten St. George, Ph.D.; New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY
Christine C. Ginocchio, Ph. D., M. T. (ASCP); bioMerieux, Durham, NC
Marie-Claire Rowlinson, Ph.D., D(ABMM); Florida Department of Health, Jacksonville, FL
Ella M. Swierkosz, Ph.D.; St. Louis University Department of Pathology, St. Louis, MO

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Interactive Session: Virology Jeopardy
Alexandra Valsamakis, M.D., Ph.D.; Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Practical Issues I: Contamination Control for Both Cell Culture and Molecular Methodologies
Danny L. Wiedbrauk, Ph.D.; Warde Medical Laboratory, Ann Arbor, MI

1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Practical Issues II: Practical Use of Laboratory Testing in Virology
Matthew J. Binnicker, Ph.D., D(ABMM); Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

3:30 p.m.
PASCV Business Meeting and Travel Award Presentations

4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Scientific Poster Session I, Exhibits and Reception, Registration

Monday, April 28, 2014

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast, Scientific Poster Session II, and Exhibits

7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

8:30 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.
Session I: Clinical Aspects of Viral Diseases
3.5 contact hours
P.A.C.E.® #273-622-14

Chairs: Duane Newton, Ph.D.; University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
John L. Sever, M.D., Ph.D.; George Washington University School of Medicine and Children’s National Medical Center, Rockville, MD

8:30 a.m.
Forecasting Viral Diseases
Jean-Paul J. Gonzalez, M.D., Ph.D., METABIOTA, Washington, DC
Sheik Humarr Khan, M.B.C.h.B, MWACP; Kenema Government Hospital Lassa Fever Program, Kenema, Sierra Leone

9:25 a.m.
Rhinovirus and Asthma
James E. Gern, M.D.; University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI

10:20 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.

11:05 a.m.
Norovirus Gastroenteritis in Immunocompromised Hosts and New Norovirus Genotypes
Kim Y. Green, Ph.D.; National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, MD

12:00 p.m.
Three Important Findings: 2013-2014
Albert Osterhaus, Ph.D.; Erasmus MC Department of Viroscience, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

1:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Exhibitor Workshops and Demonstrations

4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Scientific Poster Session II, Exhibits, and Reception

7:00 p.m.


Tuesday, April 29, 2014

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast, Exhibits, and Scientific Poster Session III

7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.
Session II: Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Infections
3.5 contact hours
P.A.C.E.® #273-623-14

Chairs: Max Chernesky; Ph.D., St. Joseph’s Hospital/McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Kathleen Stellrecht, Ph.D.; Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY

8:30 a.m.
Gene Expression in Febrile Children with Viral Infection
Gregory Storch, M.D.; Washington University/St. Louis Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, MO

9:25 a.m.
Update on HPV Screening Algorithms
Mark Stoller, M.D.; University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

10:20 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.

11:05 a.m.
How Point of Care Testing Could Drive Global Health Innovation
Trevor Peter, Ph.D., MPH; Clinton Health Access Initiative, Boston, MA

12:00 p.m.
The Application of Digital PCR in the Clinical Virology Laboratory
Keith R. Jerome, M.D., Ph.D.; Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA

JUST ADDED! 2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Late Breaker Session:  Heartland Virus – A New Phlebovirus

Scott Folk, M.D.;  Heartland Adult Infectious Disease, St. Joseph, MO

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Philip Hanff Memorial Clinical Case Presentation and Discussions 
2 contact hours
P.A.C.E.® #273-624-14

Chair: Richard L. Hodinka, Ph.D., F(AAM); Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Marie Louise Landry, M.D.; Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Colleen S. Kraft, M.D.; Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA

4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Scientific Poster Session III, Exhibits, and Reception


Wednesday, April 30, 2014

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Session III: Prevention of and Therapy for Viral Infections 
3.5 contact hours
P.A.C.E.® #273-625-14

Chairs: Randall Hayden, M.D.; St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
Michael Loeffelholz, Ph.D., University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

8:30 a.m.
Development of Next Generation Vaccines and Impact on Global Disease Prevention
Gary J. Nabel, M.D., Ph.D.; Sanofi Pasteur, Cambridge, MA

9:25 a.m.
HPV Prevention: Key Role of Vaccinating Boys
Peter A. Newman, Ph.D.; University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

10:20 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.

10:40 a.m.
RSV Vaccine Development
Pedro Piedra, M.D.; Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

11:35 a.m.
Newer Developments in Hepatitis C Antiviral Therapy and Clinical Efficacy

Mitchell L. Shiffman, M.D.; Liver Institute of Virginia, Newport News, VA


2014 Invited Discussants
Discussants’ role is to is to attend sessions and, when appropriate, stimulate thought and discussion following plenary presentations.

Mauro Bendinelli, M.D., Ph.D.; University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
Marcela Echavarria Ph.D.; CEMIC University Hospital, Buenos Aires,  Argentina
Daryl Lamson, MT (ASCP); New York State Department of Health, New York, New York
Gerald Lancz, Ph.D.; College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
Michael A. Lewinski, Ph.D.; Roche Molecular Systems Inc., Pleasanton, CA
James Mahony, Ph.D.; St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
David Myerson, M.D., Ph.D.; Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
C. George Ray, M.D.; University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Arne Rodloff, M.D.; University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Ariel Suarez, Bch; IACA Laboratorios, Bahia Blanca, Argentina