Scientific Information

The Science of HBV Cure, 29 May 2016 (Sunday)

(National University Health System Auditorium)

Time
Programme
08:30 - 08:40

Opening address

Seng Gee Lim, National University Health System, Singapore

08:40 - 08:50

International Coalition to Climinate Hepatitis B Virus (ICE-HEP)

Peter Revil, Doherty Institute, Melbourne, Australia

08:50 - 09:05

European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) Strategy for HBV cure

Laurent Castera, University of Paris, France

09:05 - 09:15
Q&A
09:15 - 09:35

HBV natural history translated

Seng Gee Lim, National University Health System, Singapore

09:35 - 09:45
Q&A
09:45 - 10:05

The Role of Nextgen sequencing in HBV eradication

Zhu Yuan, Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore

10:05 - 10:15
Q&A
10:15 - 10:35
Coffee Break
10:35 - 10:55

Special lecture:Promising therapeutic targets

Pei-Jer Chen, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

10:55 - 11:05
Q&A
11:05 - 11:25

Using the CRISPR/Cas9 for HBV clearance

Pei-Jer Chen, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

11:25 - 11:35
Q&A
11:35 - 11:55

HBV integration and viral clearance

Peter Revill, Doherty Institute, Melbourne, Australia

11:55 - 12:05
Q&A
12:05 - 12:25

Management of cccDNA:silencing or eradication strategies

Zhenghong Yuan, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

12:25 - 12:35
Q&A
12:35 - 13:15
Lunch
13:15 - 13:35

Role of Innate Immunity AND TLR in viral clearance in CHB

Kumar Visvanathan, St. Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

13:35 - 13:45
Q&A
13:45 - 14:05

Interferon axis regulates NK subset selection and function following viral exposure

John Connolly, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Singapore

14:05 - 14:15
Q&A
14:15 - 14:35

Identifying T cell epitopes to CHB using cyTOF

Evan Newell, Singapore Immunology Network. ASTAR, Singapore

14:35 - 14:45
Q&A
14:45 - 15:05

Clinical Trail Design for Immune-based therapy of chronic HBV

Antonio Bertoletti, Duke-NUS, Singapore

15:05 - 15:15
Q&A
15:15 - 15:35

B cells in CHB: Cinderella mouse model in waiting

Paul MacAry, Immunology Program, National University of Singapore, Singapore

15:35 - 15:45
Q&A
15:45 - 16:00
Coffee Break
16:00 - 16:20

A new humanised mouse model in CHB

Qingfeng Chen, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, ASTAR, Singapore

16:20 - 16:30
Q&A
16:30 - 16:50

An overview of new therapeutic strategies

Seng Gee Lim, National University Health System, Singapore

16:50 - 17:00
Q&A
17:00 - 17:10

Closing remarks

Seng Gee Lim, National University Health System, Singapore