As President of the Australasian Virology Society, Burnet’s Head of Life Sciences, Professor Gilda Tachedjian, will play a key role at AVS10, the Society’s 10th biennial meeting, to be held in Queenstown, New Zealand, from 2-5 December.

AVS10 will showcase basic, translational and clinical virology, and will be attended by leading researchers from Australia, New Zealand and across the globe.

Burnet’s presenters at the conference include Tamsin Gordon, Dr Josh Hayward and Dr Andy Poumbourios.

The meeting is an opportunity to discuss a range of issues including emerging disease threats and control of virus disease, while aiming to bridge basic, translational and clinical research in animal, plant and human health.

Burnet Institute is proud to sponsor a session dedicated to Indigenous Virology.

The Australasian Virology Society was incorporated in 2011 after 10 years operating as the Australian Virology Group (AVG), founded in 2001. It aims to promote, encourage, support and advocate for the discipline of virology in the Australasian region.

Find out more about AVS10 from the official conference website.

Date & Time

Monday, 2 December, 2019 – Thursday, 5 December, 2019


Milennium Hotel
32 Frankton Road,
Queenstown 9300
New Zealand

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Contact Details

For more information about this event, please contact:

Professor Gilda Tachedjian

Head of Life Sciences; Head of Tachedjian Laboratory (Retroviral Biology and Antivirals)