2019 Colorado Alphaherpesvirus Latency Society symposium
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Meeting Report on the 9th Annual Symposium of the Colorado Alphaherpesvirus Latency Society (CALS) held on May 8–11, 2019, in Vail, CO.
KeywordsAlphaherpesvirus Herpes simplex virus Varicella zoster virus Prion biology Latency Reactivation Pathogenesis
We especially thank The Christiania Lodge and The Tivoli Lodge at Vail for their generosity and warm hospitality.
Funding for this conference was provided, in part, by generous donations from Colorado Mountain Express, FedEx (store #2004), Harvard Bioscience, Integrated DNA Technologies, Rocky Mountain SIMS, Thermo Fisher Scientific, a private donation from The VZV Foundation, and personal contributions from Randall Cohrs, Seth Frietze, Don Gilden, Robert Kalejta, Caroline Kulesza, Todd Margolis, and Tejabhiram Yadavalli.
The Don Gilden Memorial Lectureship was supported through generous donations from Ann Arvin, Nicholas Baird, Marius Birlea, John Blaho, David Bloom, Edouard Cantin, Donald Coen, Elisabeth Cohen, Randall Cohrs, Leonardo D’Aiuto, Stacey Efstathiou, Lynn Enquist, Seth Frietze, Anne and Mike Gershon, Raphael Harpaz, Victor Hsia, Thomas Kristie, Todd Margolis, Satish Mehta, Ian Mohr, Duane Pierson, Rozanne Sandri-Goldin, Nancy Sawtell, Luis Schang, Scott Schmid, Deepak Shukla, Padma Srikanth, Vaibhav Tiwari, Abel Viejo-Borbolla, and Hua Zhu.
Funding for this conference was also provided, in part, by Public Health Service grant R13AG046051 from the National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health.
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Conflict of interest
The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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