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The primary goal of the 17th International Symposium on NeuroVirology and 2021 Conference on HIV in the Central Nervous System is to bring together scientists and clinicians with interests in neurovirology and related fields, and to provide a virtual venue that promotes collaboration and communication of findings in these fields.

The complete agenda for the Symposium is now available (pdf format). The agenda includes a detailed schedule for each day of the three-day meeting, a biography for each plenary speaker and the speaker featured in the Mentorship/Diversity Event, and a list of sponsors who have generously supported the meeting.

The Abstract Booklet contains the complete collection of abstracts submitted for presentation, as well as poster numbers assigned to each abstract for the poster session on Thursday evening.

Meeting overview

This three-day Symposium will feature presentations from invited speakers in six areas of interest.

  • Day 1 - COVID in the Brain: Basic Overview and Neuro-Clinical Issues; Emerging Pathogens
  • Day 2 - Aging and Co-morbidities; HIV Cure/Eradication
  • Day 3 - Investigators-in-Training; Special Topics in Neurovirology

The first day of the Symposium conclude with an event focused on diversity and mentorship in scientific endeavours. On the second day, the Symposium will also include a virtual poster session that will give attendees the opportunity to view posters while interacting in real time with their presenters. The virtual venue will also feature unlimited access to all posters throughout the meeting, as well as spaces for virtual networking and social interactions with friends and colleagues.

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Requests for additional information may be directed to the ISNV Administrative Office.