Programme Dutch Annual Virology Symposium 2022

The Dutch Annual Virology Symposium 2022 with the Beijerinck Lecture and the Beijerinck Premium will take place on 3 March 2022. On this page you will find the programme.

DAVS 2022 is organized by the scientific committee consisting of: 

  • Raoul de Groot
  • Monique van Oers
  • Jolanda Smit
  • Emmanuel Wiertz 

9.30 a.m.: Opening

9.35 a.m.: Presentations 1

  • Rory de Vries, Erasmus MC: Humoral and cellular immune responses to homologous and heterologous COVID-19 vaccination regimens
  • Amélie Bos, Sanquin Research and Landsteiner Laboratory: Deep B-cell profiling in convalescent COVID-19 patients; from mild to critical disease severity
  • Vera van Vliet, LUMC: Ubiquitin variants as antivirals against SARS-CoV-2

10.42 a.m.: Break

10.57 a.m.: Presentations 2

  • Bodine Bezemer, Radboud umc: Prolyl hydroxylation is required for maturation and secretion of Zika virus non-structural protein 1
  • Mark Bakkers, Harvard Medical School: CD164 is an intracellular receptor for lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus
  • Michiel van Gent, Erasmus MC: Nonsense-mediated decay (NMD) controls reactivation of the oncogenic herpesviruses EBV and KSHV

12.05 p.m.: Poster sessions and virtual lunch in Gather Town

1.05 p.m.: Presentations 3

  • José Dekker, Amsterdam UMC: How mutations in the HIV-1 3’-polypurine tract confer dolutegravir resistance
  • Marieke Nuhn, UMC Utrecht: Continuous decline of intact proviral DNA after 20 years of antiretroviral therapy
  • Selas Bots, LUMC: GoraVir, a new gorilla-derived oncolytic adenovirus vector: A promising candidate for the treatment of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma
  • Véronique Ongenae, Institute of Biology Leiden: Reversible bacteriophage resistance by shedding the bacterial cell wall 

2.26 p.m.: Break

2.41 p.m.: Presentations 4

  • Louis Kuijpers, Kavli Institute of NanoScience: Induced intra- and intermolecular template switching as a therapeutic mechanism against RNA viruses
  • Daniel Hurdiss, Utrecht University: Mechanistic insights into the anti-enteroviral activity of fluoxetine
  • Kwinten Sliepen, Amsterdam UMC: Structure of the hepatitis C virus E1E2 glycoprotein complex

3.43 p.m.: Break

4.00 p.m.: Beijerinck Lecture by Professor Jesse Bloom, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

4.55 p.m.: Break

5.00 p.m.: Award Ceremony Academy Beijerinck Premium 2022: Tessa Quax, Groningen Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology Institute

5.30 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.: Posters and virtual drinks in Gather Town


The Dutch Annual Virology Symposium is made possible by the M.W. Beijerinck-Virology Fund of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences