Co- Chairs:
Michael Boeckh, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, University of Washington and Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Benedikt Kaufer, PhD, Professor of Virology, Freie Universität Berlin
International Organizing Committee

Dharam Ablashi, DVM, MS, Dipl. Bact.
Scientific Director, HHV-6 Foundation
USA

Vincent Descamps, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Dermatology
University Paris Diderot; Bichat Claude Bernard Hospital; INSERM Saint Louis Hospital
France

Dario Di Luca, PhD
Professor of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, Department of Medical Sciences
University of Ferrara
Italy

Louis Flamand, PhD
Professor, Division of Infectious and Immune Diseases
Laval University, CHU de Quebec Research Center
Canada

Niza Frenkel, PhD
Professor in the Department of Cell Research and Immunology and Director of the Daniel Abraham Institute of Virology
Tel Aviv University
Israel

Agnès Gautheret-Dejean, MD, PhD
Service de Virologie
Groupe Hospitalier Pitie-Salpetriere
France

Joshua Hill, MD
Acting Instructor and Research Associate, Infectious Diseases
University of Washington
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
USA

Per Höllsberg, MD
Professor, Department of Biomedicine
Medical Microbiology and Immunology
Aarhus University
Denmark

Amy Hudson, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology
Medical College of Wisconsin
USA

Steven Jacobson
, PhD
Section Chief, Viral Immunology and Senior Investigator
NIB, NINDS, NIH
USA

Ruth Jarrett, MD
Professor of Molecular Pathology, Centre for Virus Research
University of Glasgow
United Kingdom

Keith Jerome, MD, PhD
Associate Member, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
University of Washington
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
USA

Peter Medveczky, MD
Professory, College of Molecular Medicine
University of South Florida
USA

Yasuko Mori, MD, PhD
Professor, Division of Clinical Virology
Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine
Japan

Masao Ogata, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Hematology, Blood Transfusion Center
Oita University Faculty of Medicine
Japan

Phil Pellett, PhD
Professor, Department of Immunology and Microbiology
Wayne State University
USA

Nicola Royle, PhD
Senior Lecturer, Department of Genetics
University of Leicester
United Kingdom

Lawrence J. Stern, PhD
Professor, Department of Pathology
University of Massachusetts Medical School
USA

Kate Ward, MD
Consultant Virologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, Division of Infection and Immunity
University College London
United Kingdom

Tetsushi Yoshikawa, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Fujita Health University School of Medicine
Japan

Danielle Zerr, MD
Professor & Division Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital
USA

List in Formation

Local Committee – Germany

Uwe Kühl, MD, PhD
Department of Cardiology and Pneumonology
Charite Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Dirk Lassner, PhD
Laboratory Director
Institute for Cardiac Diagnosis & Treatment (IKDT), Berlin

Bhupesh Prusty, PhD
Group Leader, Department of Microbiology
University of Würzburg

Sebastian Voight, MD
Robert Koch Institute, Berlin

Darren Wight, PhD
Postdoc, Institut für Virologie
Freie Universität Berlin

Cosima Zimmermann, PhD
Postdoc, Institut für Virologie
Freie Universität Berlin