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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 and will now be delivered Virtually.

HCV2021 Program

*Program & Topics/Titles are Subject to Change 

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

  • 10:00 12:00

    Session 4: Animal Models, Organoids and Replication Systems

    10:00 - 10:30 | Keynote Lecture 4: Hepaciviruses (In Vitro Models)
                               Troels Kasper Høyer Scheel - University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

    10:30 - 11:00 | Keynote Lecture 5: Hepaciviruses (In Vivo Models)
                               Amit Kapoor - Nationwide Children's, Columbus, OH, USA

    11:00 - 12:00 | Oral Presentations selected from Abstracts (4 x 15min) 

  • 12:00 12:30

    Break

  • 12:30 14:15

    Session 5: Innate Immunity/Virus‑Host Interaction

    12:30 - 13:00 | Plenary Lecture 4: Virus-Host Interaction In Zika Virus Infection
                               Michael Diamond -
    Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA

    13:00 - 13:30 | Keynote Lecture 6: Mitochondrial manipulations by Flaviviridae
                               Laurent Chatel-Chaix -
    National Institute of Scientific Research, Laval, QC, Canada

    13:30 - 14:15 | Oral Presentations selected from Abstracts (3 x 15min) 

  • 14:15 14:45

    Break

  • 14:45 16:45

    Poster Session 1

  • 16:45 17:30

    Break

  • 17:30 19:15

    Session 6: Viral Life Cycle 1 (Entry, Replication)

    16:30 - 17:00 | Plenary Lecture 5: 30 Years of HCV Virology
                               Takaji Wakita - National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Japan

    17:00 - 17:30 | Keynote Lecture 7: The role of lipids and lipid-associated proteins in assembly of HCV and Flaviviruses
                               Takasuke Fukuhara - Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

    17:30 - 18:15 | Oral Presentations selected from Abstracts (3 x 15min) 

  • 19:15 19:30

    Day Two Close