Celebrating the Remarkable Career of Janet S. Butel, Ph.D.

Department Chair
Molecular Virology and Microbiology

Breakfast and Session 1

8:30 a.m.  Continental breakfast

9 a.m.  Session 1Chair: Mary K. Estes, Ph.D.

Introductory Comments: Paul Klotman, M.D. and Thomas M. Wheeler, M.D.

9:15 a.m.  Virus vs. Virus—Refining Baculovirus-Insect Cell Tools for Antiviral Vaccine Development

Donald L. Jarvis, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Biology University of Wyoming
President, GlycoBac

9:45 a.m.  Hepatitis B Virus Replication and Hepatocarcinogenesis

Betty L. Slagle, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology
Baylor College of Medicine

10:15 a.m.  Evasion of ERAD and the Immune Response by an Oncogenic Retrovirus

Jaquelin P. Dudley, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences Faculty, Institute for Cellular and Molecular Biology and Center for Infectious Disease
The University of Texas at Austin

10:45 a.m.  Break (light snacks)

Session 2

11:15 a.m.   Session 2—Chair: Andrew P. Rice, Ph.D.

Introductory Comments: Martha Mims, M.D., Ph.D. and Wah Chiu, Ph.D.

11:30 a.m.  Warts and All! The Quest for the Human Papillomavirus Entry Receptor

Michelle A. Ozbun, Ph.D.
The Maralyn S. Budke Endowed Professor in Viral Oncology
The University of New Mexico School of Medicine and the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center

Noon  Polyomaviruses of Primates and Men: Understanding the Natural History in Order to Combat the Pathology

John A. Vanchiere, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Vice-Chair for Pediatric Research
Professor of Pediatrics and Pharmacology, Toxicology and Neuroscience
Louisiana State University Health Science Center-Shreveport

12:30 p.m.  Buffet lunch

Session 3 and Reception

1:30 p.m. Session 3 - Chair: Lawrence A. Donehower, Ph.D.

Introductory Comments: Amy L. McGuire, Ph.D., JD

1:45 p.m.  Biocontainment of High Consequence Pathogens: The Special Isolation Unit at Texas Children’s Hospital

Amy S. Arrington, M.D., Ph.D.
Section Chief, Global Biologic Preparedness
Medical Director, Pediatric Special Isolation Unit
Attending Physician, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine

2:15 p.m.  Advances in Hepatitis Research in the Chimpanzee Model

Robert E. Lanford, Ph.D.
Director, Southwest National Primate Research Center
Scientist, Virology & Immunology, Texas Biomedical Research Institute

2:45 p.m.  The Benefits of Magic, Mentoring, and Mini-guts

Mary K. Estes, Ph.D.
Cullen Endowed Chair of Human and Molecular Virology
Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology
Baylor College of Medicine

3:15 - 5 p.m.  Reception

3:30 p.m.  Program Presentations and Comments