20th workshop of the study group “Immunobiology of Viral Infections” (GfV)

September 22, 2021



Dear all,

it is our pleasure to re-announce the 20th workshop of the study group “Immunobiology of Viral Infections” of the Society for Virology (GfV) ( with the following keynote speakers:

Dr. Vincent Munster – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Virus Ecology Section, USA

Dr. Konstantin Sparrer – University Hospital Ulm, Molecular Virology, Germany

Prof. Dr. Volker Thiel – University of Bern, Institute for Virology and Immunology, Switzerland

Dr. Stephen Rackstraw and Dr. Mayur Bakshi – ThermoFisher Scientific

Our aim is to establish a platform for scientific exchange among young and experienced scientists working on immunobiology of viral infections. Topics will include innate and adaptive immunity to viral infections, vaccine approaches, as well as technological advances.

Due to the current situation, we decided that this year´s workshop will be held in a virtual format September 22nd 2021. Registration and abstract submission is only possible until 18th of August 2021. Based on our experience from the previous virtual workshop, we will now include additional features to make it more interactive.

Looking forward to virtually meet you,

Asisa Volz and Hanna-Mari Baldauf