Session

24.03.2021     09:15–10:50

Title:
Plenary session 1
Viral evolution and function
Type:
Plenary session

24.03.2021
09:15–10:50

Title:
Plenary session 1
Viral evolution and function
Type:
Plenary session


09:15–09:35
PT 1 The discovery of SARS-CoV in 2003
Christian Drosten (Berlin/DE)
Talk time: 15 + 5 min


09:35–10:00
PT 2 Probable origin and interspecies transmission of SARS-CoV-2
Shi Zhengli (Wuhan/CN)
Talk time: 20 + 5 min


10:00–10:25
PT 3 New frontiers in paleovirology - Tracing the evolutionary history of viruses from the Stone Age to the present using ancient DNA
Martin Sikora (Copenhagen/DK)
Talk time: 20 + 5 min


10:25–10:50
PT 4 RNA Virus genome structure and persistence
Peter Simmonds (Oxford/GB)
Talk time: 20 + 5 min