Old Herborn University Seminar 2017

– 31th Seminar

Evolutionary biology of the virome, and impacts in human health and desease.

June 22, 2017
Hohe Schule, Herborn-Dill, Germany

Presented by the Old Herborn
University Foundation
Herborn-Dill, Germany

TIME SESSION SPEAKER
08.00 – 08.30 Registration
08.30 – 08.45 Introduction Volker Rusch
08.45 – 09.00 The Virome: An Overview of the Conference Mark Riddle

PART I Fundamentals of Virome in Single Cellular Organisms:
Bacteria, Archaea, Amoeba, others

09.00 – 09.30 The Origin, Nature and Definition of Viruses (and Life): New Concepts and Controversies Patrick Forterre
09.30 – 10.00 Coevolutionary Dynamics between Epidemic Vibrio Cholerae and Predatory Phage Kimberly Seed
10.00 – 10.30 Coffee break

PART II The Virome of Multicellular Organisms

10.30 – 11.00 Insect Viromes and Human Health João Trindade Marques
11.00 – 11.30 Viruses, Corals, and the Origin of Metazoans Steven D. Quistad
11.30 – 12.00 Transkingdom Interactions in Health and Disease Scott Handley
12.00 – 13.30 Lunch

PART III The Interaction of Virome in Human Health and Disease

13.30 – 14.00 The Human Virome in Health and Disease Frederic D. Bushman
14.00 – 14.30 Viral Infections and Cognitive Functioning throughout the Human Lifespan Robert Yolken
14.30 – 15.00 Reading the Antibody Repertoire against Viruses, Microbes, and the Self Uri Laserson
15.00 – 15.30 Coffee break

Special Lecture

15.30 – 16.00 “White Spaces”: A Tribute to Dirk van der Waaij Volker Rusch and Peter Heidt
16.00 – 16.30 General Discussion
16.30 – 16.45 Academic Ceremony
16.45 – 17.30 Courtyard Reception