Symposium of the research unit FOR 1202 „Mechanisms of persistence of hepatotropic viruses” in Heidelberg, from May 19th until May 21th 2014:

„Determinants of elimination and persistence of hepatitis viruses“

Symposium Chairs:
Prof. Dr. Ralf Bartenschlager (Speaker FOR 1202), Heidelberg
Prof. Dr. Robert Thimme, Heidelberg
Prof. Dr. Ulrike Protzer, Heidelberg

Conference Language: The conference language will be English.

Organizing Committee:
Ralf Bartenschlager
Robert Thimme
Ulrike Protzer
Sandra Bühler

We would like to thank all our sponsors for their generous support of the symposium, which would not be possible without their help:
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
Deutsches Zentrum für Infektionsforschung
© Dep. of Infectious Diseases, Molecular Virology. University of Heidelberg
Activation of Type I and III Interferon Response by Mitochondrial and Peroxisomal MAVS and Inhibition by Hepatitis C Virus.Bender S, Reuter A, Eberle F, Einhorn E, Binder M, Bartenschlager R. PLoS Pathog. 2015 Nov 20;11(11):e1005264.

Virus-specific CD4+ T Cells Have Functional and Phenotypic Characteristics of Follicular T-helper Cells in Patients With Acute and Chronic HCV Infections. Raziorrouh B, Sacher K, Tawar RG, Emmerich F, Neumann-Haefelin C, Baumert TF, Thimme R, Boettler T. Gastroenterology. 2015 Nov 13. pii: S0016-5085(15)01622-4.

Evidence that hepatitis B virus replication in mouse cells is limited by the lack of a host cell dependency factor. Lempp FA, Mutz P, Lipps C, Wirth D, Bartenschlager R, Urban S. J Hepatol. 2015 Nov 11. pii: S0168-8278(15)00736-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jhep.2015.10.030. [Epub ahead of print]