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News & Events

IMV Spring 2013 Events


IMV Winter Social

The IMV Winter Social (IMV Bowling) will be held in January, 2013 in Goldy's Gameroom in the Coffman Memorial Union. Pictures from the event will be posted on the IMV Facebook page.


IMV Training Program Predoctoral Fellowship Competition

IMVTP Fellowship Competition will be held this winter. Stay tuned for details.


2013 UMN-Mayo Clinic Distinguished Lectures Series in Virology & Gene Therapy

Dr. Michael Rossmann (Purdue University) will be this year's lectuerer; see the IMV Facebook page for pictures.


2013 IMV Innovations in Virus Research Lecture Series
The IMV is hosting the following speakers in the 2013 IMV Innovations in Virus Research Lecture Series:

March 20 - Michael Emerman (Fred Hutchinson)

April 24 - Sriram Subramaniam (National Cancer Institute)

June 12 - Sara Cherry (U. of Pennsylvania)


May 8, 2013 IMV Symposium

2013 IMV Symposium will be held on Monday, May 8th, 2013 at the Coffman Union Theater.  Keynote Speaker is Vincent Racaniello. Taping of a This Week in Virology (TWiV) podcast will occur during the symposium. More details forthcoming.

Click Here to see the Registration and Abstract Submission Page.










Featured News & Events

'Wisc-e-sota', a Joint UMN-UW Virology Training Grant Symposium was first held on Friday, Sepbember 20th, 2013 at the Uniiversity of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Cartwright Center. This was the inaugural collaborative symposium of the NIH T32-supported virology training programs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Talks and poster sessions were presented by students, postdocs and faculty. The second UMN-UW Virology Training Grant Symposium will be held in the Fall 2014. Details to follow.

The 2014 IMV Symposium will be held on May 12, 2014 and Mark Denison (Vanderbilt) and Bert Semler (UC-Irvine) will be the Keynote Speakers. Click on the link below to register and submit abstracts.

Ongoing IMV Events

Weekly Event: Wednesdays: Virology Journal Club

The Virology Journal Club (VJC) meets on most Wednesdays at Noon in 18-211 Moos Tower during the Fall and Spring Semesters.  The VJC is led by IMV Investigator Dr. Steve Rice. The setting is informal, so it's a great time to become more comfortable speaking in front of others and leading a discussion about a specific virus research article. Click here for the current VJC schedule.


Monthly Event: Research in Progress

The IMV Research in Progress usually take place on the second Wednesdsay of the month during the school year. These presentations, given by IMV investigators, graduate students, and post-docs, focus on virology research being conducted currently at the University of Minnesota and by Affiliate IMV Investigators at the Mayo Clinic. Talks are held at 12pm in 18-211 Moos Tower. Click here for a list of past speakers.


Annual Event: The IMV Social

Every year, the IMV hosts a social event. In the past, the IMV hosted a picnic at Como Park. More recently, the IMV has hosted an IMV Bowling Social at Goldy's Gameroom, Coffman Memorial Union. View pictures from past IMV picnics here. Pictures from past IMV Bowling Socials can be found on the IMV Facebook page.


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"This Week in Virology" from professor Vincent Racaniello.