1st EpiViral Symposium

At the crossroads between Virology and RNA Biology 

10th January 2022 | Virtual conference
Free Registration (deadline 7th January 2022 )

It is our pleasure to announce the 1st EpiViral Symposium – At the crossroads between Virology and RNA biology.

This meeting will be held virtually on the 10th of January 2022 and will bring together leading scientists in the fields of Virology and RNA biology, providing a unique opportunity to discuss new challenges and the future of research at the crossroads between these fields.



14:00    Opening session

14:05    m1A/m6A modifications in RNAs | Carine Tisné, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), University of Paris, France

14:40    Two years of COVID-19 in Portugal: the impact of monitoring SARS-CoV-2 genetic diversity on Public Health and policymakers | João Paulo Gomes, National Health Institute Doutor Ricardo Jorge (INSA), Portugal 

15:15    Translating MHC Class I Peptides for T cell Immunosurveillance | Jonathan Yewdell, NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, USA 

15:50    Coffee break 

16:10    Biogenesis of virus-derived piRNAs in vector mosquitoes | Ronald van Rij, Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences (RIMLS), Radboud University Medical Center, The Netherlands

16:45    Round table – The future of virology and RNA Biology | Carine Tisné (CNRS), João Paulo Gomes (INSA), Jonathan Yewdell (NIH), Manuel Santos (iBiMED-UA), Marjolein Kikkert (LUMC), Ronald van Rij (RIML) and Stefanie Kellner (GUF) 

17:30    Closing session

Organizing committee

Ana Raquel Soares | Ana Sofia Varanda | Daniela Ribeiro
Institute of Biomedicine (iBiMED)/Department of Medical Sciences, University of Aveiro, Portugal

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