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EVENT DESCRIPTION  
 
Event Type:  Lecture (This is an NIH Science event)
 
Title:  New insights into the human type I interferon response revealed by flavivirus-host interactions
 
Description:  More than a quarter of the world’s population is at annual risk of infection with flaviviruses, which include West Nile virus, Zika virus, dengue virus, yellow fever virus and tick-borne encephalitis virus. Despite being closely related, these viruses have evolved different mechanisms to evade the type I interferon response. This seminar will discuss two distinct interactions between various flaviviruses and human interferon signaling pathways. These two studies provide new insight into regulation of interferon signaling through the IFNAR receptor, as well as the antiviral functions of the interferon response that may contribute to flavivirus evolution and emergence.
 
Series Name:  NIH Director's Seminar Series
 
Videocast:  Event will be videocast LIVE on the Web
 
Videocast URL:  http://videocast.nih.gov
  Event will be available in the videocast ARCHIVE
 
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EVENT DATE/TIME  
 
Date/Time: 
Friday, January 19, 2018   12:00pm - 1:00pm Add To Outlook Calendar     Add To iCal Calendar     Add To Entourage Calendar
 
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EVENT SPEAKER(S)  
 
Name:   Sonja M. Best, Ph.D.
Title:   Chief, Innate Immunity and Pathogenesis Unit
Organization:   NIAID
 

EVENT SPONSOR(S)  
 
Organization(s):  [NIH] Office of the Director (OD)
 

EVENT LOCATION  
 
Location:  On the main NIH Campus
Building:  Building 1
Room:  Wilson Hall
 
Street Address:  1 Center Drive
City:  Bethesda
State:  Maryland
Zip Code:  20892
 

EVENT CONTACT(S)  
 
Name:   Margaret McBurney
E-mail:   mmcburney@od.nih.gov
Phone:   301-496-1921
 
 
 
 
 
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