Rocky Mountain Virology Club

The 2021 meeting will be held Friday-Sunday, October 1-3 


Our keynote speaker on Friday evening is Ralph Baric, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, William R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor, Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine


Additional invited speakers include:


Helen Lazear, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine


Stefan L. Oliver, Ph.D. Senior Research Scientist, Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Stanford University


Holger Wille, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry Centre for Prions and Protein Folding Diseases Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta, Canada


James Heath, Ph.D. President and Professor at Institute for Systems Biology, Professor of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology at UCLA


Nicole Ehrhart, VMD, MS. Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, Director, Columbine Health Systems Center for Healthy Aging

Joyce Jose, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Huck Institute of Life Sciences, Pennsylvania State University


There will be onsite child care, and we are planning an exciting children’s program for Saturday evening. More details to come.

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As always, we thank our generous donors, present and past:


Charles Grose, Charles H. Calisher, Sandra L. Quackenbush, Rushika Perera, Randall J. Cohrs, Sara Sawyer, Wendy Maury, Jeff Wilusz, Jacquelin Dudley, Luis Rodriguez, Dan Konet, John S. Parker, Suzanne Vernon

and our all-volunteer organizers.


We also thank our sponsors: Agilent Technology, Active Motif, Viruses and GeneTex


And ongoing support from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health under their R13 Award mechanism. All content is solely the responsibility of the organizers and presenters and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.


The Rocky Mountain Virology Association is a 501(c)3 nonprofit educational charity.

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The 21st Annual Rocky Mountain Virology Club Meeting