Submission Deadline: March 4, 2024

Requests for VISA Invitations

Interested participants who will require visas should contact the Meeting Organizer as soon as possible for an invitation letter.

On behalf of the EBV Association and KSHV Research Community, we look forward to awarding a number of abstract award registration fee waivers for trainees. Graduate student abstract awards will be distributed based on the ranking of the abstracts by the scientific advisory board. All graduate students submitting an abstract should upload a

The online Abstract System (Oxford Abstracts) is separate from the online meeting registration system. Please click here for meeting registration: https://ebv.ksvirus.org/registration/

Abstract Submission Categories:

You will be asked to choose the category below that best fits the subject matter of your abstract. You may choose more than one category:

  • EBV
  • KSHV
  • MHV68
  • Non-human primate g-herpesviurs
  • Other Oncogenic heresviruses
  • Other

Abstract Submission Topics:

  • Vaccines, Therapeutics, Clinical Care
  • Epigenetics, Gene Expression and Reactivation
  • Lytic Cycle/Viral Replication/Reactivation
  • Latency
  • Viral Entry and Egress
  • Transformation/oncogenesis
  • Virus/Host Interactions
  • Epidemiology
  • Innate and Adaptive Immunity, viral evasion
  • Viral Pathogenesis including multiple sclerosis and autoimmunity
  • Autoimmunity including Multiple Sclerosis
  • Metabolism
  • Non-coding RNAs and exosomes
  • Co-Infections/Microbiome and Virome
  • Viral structure

Abstract Guidelines

Abstract deadline Monday, March 4th at midnight – USA Eastern Daylight Time. Please use the online form above, that is the only way to submit an abstract.

Before beginning  your abstract submission, please collect the following:

  • Presenting authors and co-authors contact information and affiliation
  • Principal Investigator/Lab Head name, email and affiliation

Abstract Submission Guidelines

  • Only create one account for abstract submission which will also used for meeting registration
  • 300 word count limit
  • Select your presentation preference, oral, poster or either oral or poster
  • Include all authors and affiliations in submission, including the submitting author, any co-authors, and Principal Investigator/Lab Head, identify one author as the presenting author
  • All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English with spelling and grammar of a quality suitable for publication
  • All submissions will print the exact way they are submitted

Review Procedures

  • All submittals are reviewed by the conference program committee
  • Proposals constituting sales pitches for products or services will not be considered
  • Any oral submissions not chosen for an oral presentation will receive a poster presentation
  • Authors will be notified of the abstract acceptance/rejection on April 8, 2024

Important Dates

  • Registration & Abstract Submission Opens: January 20, 2024
  • Oral and Poster Abstract Submission Deadline: March 4, 2024
  • Abstract Selection Notifications: April 8, 2024
  • Early-Bird Registration Deadline: April 14, 2024
  • Late-Breaking Abstract Deadline: May 13, 2024
  • Presenter Registration Deadline to confirm participation in program: May 20, 2024
  • Hotel Reservation Deadline: May 20, 2024 (or sooner if the limited room block is filled before this)
  • Cancellation Deadline: June 10, 2024
  • Welcome Reception: Saturday, June 29, 2024
  • Meeting Program: Program starts Saturday evening, June 29, 2024 and ends before lunch on Wednesday, July 3, 2024
  • Final Night Social Networking Event: Tuesday July 2, 2024

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