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National course in Molecular Virology
jun 23, 2022 | In connection with the Smögen meeting, there will be a National course in “Molecular Virology, August 22-24, for PhD students and Postdoctoral fellows. The course includes lectures by the Smögen meeting keynote speakers, and others, on a wide range of interesting virology topics, see preliminary program. For more information and registration (deadline July 1) email Ali.Mirazimi@ki.se

19th Smögen Summer Symposium on Virology
jun 22, 2022 | Come and join us at the 19th Smögen Summer Symposium on Virology, held August 25-27, 2022, and including Keynote talks from Michael Worobey, University of Arizona, on “Virus Evolution”, Timo Vesikari, University of Tampere, on “Viral Vaccine”s and  Karen Mossman, McMaster University on “Tackling pandemics: what we can learn from bats”, see preliminary program. If you have not registered do so at this link.

Open positions:
jun 22, 2022 | Postdoctoral fellowship in Viral Gene Regulation, Uppsala, University See link for more information.

Postdoctoral fellowship in Virology, Umeå University (deadline July 3). See link for more information.

PhD student position in Rodent and Disease Ecology, SLU, Uppsala (deadline June 27). See link for more information.

The first Sigvard Olofsson Award in virology
jan 24, 2022 | The first Sigvard Olofsson Award in virology is shared between Ka-Wei Tang at Sahlgrenska Academy, and Mahmoud M Naguib at Uppsala University. Ka-Wei’s research is about the genetics of EBV and Mahmoud’s research is on the genetics of zoonotic viruses including influenza A virus. Congratulations to both!

Virus podcast by Professor Lennart Svensson and guests (in Swedish)
jan 23, 2022 | Stay updated with the virus podcast by Professor Lennart Svensson and guests (in Swedish)
www.viruspodden.se

JOBS, Career Opportunities
jan 22, 2022 | Postdoc position in Virus-host interactions at Copenhagen University. Deadline Feb 20, see link

JOBS, Career Opportunities
jan 21, 2022 | Jobs: PhD student fellowship(s) in Virus-host interactions at Copenhagen University. Deadline Jan 30, see link

Viruses 2022, online meeting
jan 20, 2022 | April 5-8, 2022, see link

Infection / Microbiology Spring meeting
jan 19, 2022 | Infection / Microbiology Spring meeting (infektionsveckan-mikrobiologiskt vårmöte), Stockholm, May 10-15, see link

JOBS, Career Opportunities
dec 9, 2021 | Microbiologist within research and development on food-borne viruses, Swedish Food Agency, Uppsala, see link

SSV News letter
dec 8, 2021 | SSV News letter November 2021.
See link "news letters".

Viruses 2022, online meeting April 5-8, 2022
dec 8, 2021 | Viruses 2022, online meeting April 5-8, 2022, see link

Infection / Microbiology Spring meeting, Stockholm, May 10-15
dec 8, 2021 | Infection / Microbiology Spring meeting (infektionsveckan-mikrobiologiskt vårmöte), Stockholm, May 10-15, see link

8th European Congress of Virology (ECV)
nov 5, 2021 | Gdansk, Polen May 8-11, see link for more information

JOBS, Career Opportunities
aug 18, 2021 | Assistant Professor/ Associate Senior Lecturer Positions in Data-DRiven EPIDEMIOLOGY AND INFECTION BIOLOGY AT UMEÅ, UPPSALA, Karolinska Institutet, GÖTEBORG AND LUND UNIVERSITIES" for information and application (deadline Sept 5)

Meetings
aug 18, 2021 | 18th Smögen Symposium on Virology, August 26-28, 2021. For final program and registration

JOBS, Career Opportunities
maj 4, 2021 | • Senior Lecturer position in Medical Microbiology at Lund University, with option to combine with clinical work at  Region Skåne (deadline August 31). Information and application

The First Conference of the World Society for Virology (online)
maj 4, 2021 | June 16-18, 2021
Information and registration

Pandemifonden
feb 22, 2021 | Pandemifonden is now launched by the Swedish Society for Virology, with the aim to raise funding that will strengthen Swedish research within virology.

Calls
maj 14, 2020 | Swedish Research Council (VR) will open calls on COVID-19/SARS-Cov-2 research as well as research on other viruses  https://www.vr.se/

17th Smögen Summer Symposium on Virology will this year be held online
maj 13, 2020 | Due to the SARS Cov-2 epidemic, SSV has this year decided that the 17th Smögen Summer Symposium on Virology, will be held online and with a COVID-19/SARS-Cov-2 theme, on Friday August 21.
For this occasion we have three excellent keynote speakers: Dr Bart Haagmans, Dr Marion Koopmans and Dr Stefan Pöhlmann. There will also be a possibility for short presentations as per usual.
Smögen 2020 Final Program

News letters
maj 12, 2020 | Read more

Virology Highlights
apr 16, 2020 | Inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 infections in engineered human tissues using clinical-grade soluble human ACE2. Vanessa Monteil V, Kwon H, Prado P, Hagelkrü;ys A, Wimmer RA, Stahl M, Leopoldi A, Garreta E, Hurtado del Pozo C, Prosper F, Romero JP, Wirnsberger G, Zhang H, Slutsky AS, Conder R, Montserrat N*, Mirazimi A*, Penninger JM*.  DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2020.04.004

ESV Membership
mar 10, 2020 | SSV corporate member of European Society for Virology
ESV homepage

TWiV
mar 9, 2020 | this week in virology

Virology news
mar 8, 2020 | "Recently identified second ORF in enteroviruses determines viral replication in the gut"
See link "Virology News" in left panel

Meetings
mar 7, 2020 | -  30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Virology, Berlin, Germany, March 25-28, 2020
-  17th Smögen Summer Symposium on Virology, August 20-22, 2020
-  European Congress of Virology, Gdansk, Polen, May 8-11, 2022
see links to "Meetings" in the left panel

Courses
mar 6, 2020 | NDPIA PhD student / postdoc workshops
see link "Courses" in the left panel

SSV-WSV partnership
mar 6, 2020 | SSV is now in partnership with the World Society of Virology (WSV)
information on WSV

Twitter
mar 5, 2020 | SSV on Twitter can be found at
http://www.twipu.com/swedishvirology

GDPR
mar 4, 2020 | Information on GDPR at following link

SSV News letter
jan 23, 2020 | January 2020 issue
see link "News Letters"