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Out of public health concerns and given the current travel restrictions and lab closures worldwide because of COVID-19, the 27th International Symposium on Hepatitis C Virus and Related Viruses (HCV2020), scheduled to take place July 6 – 9, 2020 in Montreal, Canada has been postponed to July 6 - 9, 2021.

Preliminary Program

*Program & Topics/Titles are Subject to Change 

Monday, July 6, 2020

  • 08:00 17:00

    Registration

  • 13:15 13:30

    Welcome Address

  • 13:30 14:00

    Plenary Lecture 1: Challenges of HCV Elimination

    Jordan Feld University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

  • 14:00 16:00

    Session 1: Innate Immunity/Virus‑Host Interaction

    14:00 - 14:30 | Plenary Lecture 2: Virus-Host Interaction In Zika Virus Infection
                               Michael Diamond - Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA

    14:30 - 14:55 | Keynote Lecture 1: Mitochondrial manipulations by Flaviviridae
                               Laurent Chatel-Chaix - National Institute of Scientific Research, Laval, QC, Canada

    14:55 - 15:55 | Oral Presentations selected from Abstracts (4 x 15min) 

  • 15:55 16:30

    Coffee Break

  • 16:30 18:25

    Session 2: Liver Inflammation, Viral Pathogenesis and Carcinogenesis

    16:30 - 17:00 | Plenary Lecture 3: Novel Molecular Targets in Treatment of Liver Fibrosis
                               Thomas Wynn - Pfizer, Cambridge, MA, USA

    17:00 - 17:25 | Keynote Lecture 2: Mapping the Human Liver using Single Cell RNAseq
                               Sonya MacParland - University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

    17:25 - 18:25 | Oral Presentations selected from Abstracts (4 x 15min) 

  • 18:25 20:00

    Welcome Reception