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Nov. 9

Salzman Symposium To Be Held Virtually

Dr. Rappuoli

Dr. Rino Rappuoli

Photo: Duncan Hull

The 22nd annual Norman P. Salzman Memorial Symposium in Basic and Clinical Virology will be held virtually on Monday, Nov. 9. The event, hosted by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health, the NIH virology interest group and the Salzman organizing committee, honors the 40-year career in virology research of Dr. Norman P. Salzman and his accomplishments in mentoring young scientists.

Four prominent presenters in the virology field will be featured: Keynote speaker Dr. Rino Rappuoli, chief scientist and head of external R&D at GlaxoSmithKline; Dr. Jesse Bloom, associate professor, basic sciences division and public health sciences division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Dr. David Wang, professor of pathology and immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis; and Dr. Richard Kuhn, Trent and Judith Anderson distinguished professor in science, department of biological sciences and Krenicki family director, Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease, Purdue University.

Dr. Bloom

Dr. Marshall Bloom

In addition, this year’s tribute speaker will be Dr. Marshall Bloom, associate director for science management and chief, biology of vector-borne viruses section, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID.

For details, contact Salzman committee organizing chair Dr. Nihal Altan-Bonnet ( or Janelle Lewis of FNIH (

Individuals with disabilities who need sign language interpreters and/or reasonable accommodation to participate in this virtual event should contact Lewis at the email addresss above or call (301) 594-3919 and/or the Federal Relay (1-800-877-8339).

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