HIVE Summer Face-to-Face Meeting

The HIVE Summer Face-to-Face Meeting & Training Retreat (Wednesday, June 26, 2019) will be held in conjunction with the Structural Biology Related to HIV/AIDS Meeting (NIGMS) (June 27-28, 2019) in Bethesda, MD.

Meeting Sign-up: Please confirm attendance by May 31, 2019. Click here to register.

Hotel Reservation deadline is May 31, 2019: Please use the dedicated hotel link below to make your reservations and utilize our group rate.

Hyatt Regency Bethesda, MD

Link to HIVE group reservations:

Group Room Rate: $251.00

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

The Rooftop Conference Room, Penthouse level, Hyatt Regency Bethesda



7:30 am – 8:30 am

Continental Breakfast for Training Retreat Attendees

8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Training Retreat: Drs. Ashwanth Francis, Gregory Melikian, and Yen-Cheng Chen – Live Imaging and CLEM Microscopy

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch for Training Retreat Attendees

1:00 - 1:15 pm

Brief announcement by Stefan, Art, and/or Bruce on HIVE Center

Activities and Business

1:15 – 1:40 pm

Raven Shah - Long-range chromosome interactions between HIV-1

provirus and host genome during latency

1:40 – 2:05 pm

 Christian Gallardo - Gag-Pol sequencing of HIV to interrogate drug

resistance: implementation of new long-read platform

 2:05 - 2:30 pm

 Shuohui Liu – Probing Interactions between HIV-1 IN, NC and gRNA

using XL-SHAPE

 2:30 - 2:55 pm

 Chathuri Pathirage – Probing the Conformation of the HIVE-1 RTIC

using SHAPE

 2:55 – 3:25 pm

 Break – Snacks, coffee, tea, soft drinks

3:25 – 3:50 pm

 Jianbo Chen – Visualizing the Translation of HIV-1 Full-length RNA

 3:50 – 4:15 pm

 Nanjie Deng – Aberrant HIV-1 Integrase Multimerization is Driven by

Hydrophobic Collapse Accompanied by the Dewetting of Interfacial

Residues Centered Around the Allosteric Inhibitor

 4:15 – 4:40 pm

 Andrew Routh - Defective-RNAs of Flock House virus stimulate a proviral

heat-shock response, revealed by Poly(A)-ClickSeq and single-cell


 4:40 – 5:05 pm

 Diako Ebrahimi – Molecular determinants of HIV-1 Hypermutation

 5:05 – 5:30 pm

 Yisong Deng – Understanding HIV Gag Assembly

 5:30 – 5:55 pm

 Ray Pauszek – Dynamics of Gag Assembly


Thursday, June 27, 2019

Venue TBD

7:00 pm

Offsite Dinner


Training Retreat: Each HIVE PI may designate 1 postdoc or graduate student to attend the morning Training Retreat. The HIVE Center Admin Core will pay a reasonable airfare and one night’s hotel for the designated trainee. Breakfast and lunch will also be included that day. Hotel room for the night of June 25th will be comp’ed prior to check out. The airfare will be reimbursed after the meeting. Please save all airfare receipts/documentation for proper reimbursement.      

Airline Travel Guidelines: Domestic carriers must be used, less than first class travel must be used when available, the price differential between coach or economy and first class is to be paid out of pocket, this includes first class upgrade coupons.

Face-to-Face Meeting: Graduate students/postdocs/CDP awardees will be allotted a 15-minute total time slot (10 minutes presentation with 3-5 minutes of questions and time limit should be strictly followed). Please submit the name of your presenter, project title and abstract.

We look forward to another productive and enjoyable meeting.