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XVI Jornada de Virologia

Data: 4 de desembre de 2017, a les 9h

Lloc: Sala Pere i Joan Coromines, IEC

Organitza: Secció de Virologia de la SCB


Programa final i llibre de resums


We are organizing this scientific meeting to bring together all groups working on Virology in Catalan Universities and Research Institutions.


Organization and structure

The meeting will take place at the Institut d’Estudis Catalans (IEC, carrer del Carme, 47, 08001, Barcelona) on Monday 4th of December, 2017. The program will be organized according to the number of participants and the subjects of the scientific communications. All presentations will be held in English.

This year the guest speakers will present key and novel features of clinically important viruses.

Barbara Testoni. INSERM U1052, Cancer Research Center of Lyon (CRCL), Lyon, France.

“HBV minichromosome regulation: a chromatin proteomics approach”

Cristina Fillat. Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Barcelona.

“Opportunities and challenges of oncolytic viruses for cancer treatment”

Juan Carlos Saiz. Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), Madrid.

“Emerging Flaviviruses: The West Nile virus as a model”

Miguel J. Martínez. ISGlobal, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona.

“Diagnosis and surveillance of imported arboviral diseases”

We invite PhD students and postdocs to submit original abstracts for oral presentation.

We hope to meet you all at the Institut d’Estudis Catalans!


Meeting Organizer

Sofía Pérez del Pulgar. CIBERehd, Hospital Clínic.




The deadline for registration is the 27th of November 2017. Registration forms should be sent using the web link ( Abstract submissions should be sent by mail.

Registration fee: 20 € for PhD students, 0€ for SCB members and 40€ for the rest. Payment must be made by bank transfer to “La Caixa” account number 2100-0963-61-0200010607. Please, do not forget to specify your name. For further information please contact us at:


Oral presentations

Participants should submit a 250-word abstract (Times New Roman 12 pt, MS Word format) together with the registration form before 10th of November 2017. Please include the title, authors and complete address (Institution name, postal address, email address). Due to time constraints, it is possible that only a certain number of abstracts will be selected for oral presentations. PhD students are particularly encouraged to give a talk since it is a great opportunity to show their data and projects in a relaxed and friendly environment. The duration of the presentation will be 10 minutes.


SCB Secretariat

Mariàngels Gallego i Maite Sánchez

Secretaria de la Societat Catalana de Biologia, filial de l’IEC

C/ Carme 47, 08001 Barcelona

Tel: 933 248 584 Fax: 932 701 180



Talk Award

Awards will be given to the best talk during closing remarks, as judged by a scientific committee which will include keynote speakers.

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