Meeting Details

Twenty-Third West Coast Retrovirus Meeting


We are pleased to notify you about the Twenty-Third West Coast Retrovirus Meeting. The meeting will be held from October 5-7, 2017, in Palm Springs, CA.

The goal of the West Coast Retrovirus Meeting is to bring together a stellar group of retrovirologists from all over the country in a focused workshop-style meeting.  The meeting will provide an opportunity to discuss new information on all aspects of Retrovirology. Themes of the meeting will include aspects of the immune response to primate lentiviruses, the structural biology of HIV-1, HIV latency, viral assembly, and restriction factors. The intent is to generate vigorous discussion, hatch new ideas, foster collaborations, and spawn fresh insights into the biology of retroviruses and HIV/AIDS. In addition we will include presentations on some other viral systems.  To achieve this, there will be five keynote speakers, as well as 25 to 30 talks chosen from among the submitted abstracts, a scientific poster session, and several opportunities for social interaction including meals and free time. The meeting will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday October 5, 2017 and end after dinner on Saturday October 7, 2017. Registration includes lodging for October 5th with departure on Sunday October 8th, 2017.

Registration fees for the meeting are $550.00 per person, inclusive of meals and lodging (double occupancy – single occupancy available for $800.00).

If you would like to attend the meeting, please fill out the registration form by August 30th, 2017. Meeting payments may be check, cash, or credit card. After August 30th, we will continue to accept registrations until the meeting is fully subscribed. Instructions for abstracts are located on the registration form. The abstract deadline is August 30th, 2017 please indicate if you would you would like to be considered for a short oral presentation. Notification of whether presentations will be talks or posters will be sent out in mid-September.

We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you in October.

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