ASV Special Workshops

Special Workshops

Virology Education Workshop

Sunday, July 21, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

Effective Team Projects and Student Teams: Why, What, and How

Organized by co-chairs of the ASV Education and Career Development Committee, Lauren O’Donnell and Joanna Shisler and with presenters Cheelan-Bo-Lin and Michele Bellini, Center for Teaching and Learning, University of Illinois.

No pre-registration is required to attend this event.

Veterinary Virology lunch

Sunday, July 21, 12:00 – 1:30 p.m

Organized by Veterinary Virology Councilor Susan VandeWoude.

This special lunch is free to trainees and available for a modest $10 to non-trainees at registration. The veterinary virology community will discuss how to expand its activities at ASV, identify topics of interest as veterinary virology workshop themes, and attract additional virologists interested in this important area of virology. There will be a chance for active discussion and planning. Please consider attending!

Registration is required.

Assistant Professor Bootcamp

Sunday, July 21, 5:30-6:45 p.m.

Organized by Joanna Shisler and Lauren O’Donnell, Education and Career Development Committee Co-Chairs and co-hosted by Koenraad van Doorslaer, Helen Lazear, and Malithi Krishnamurthy. This is an informal dinner for assistant professors to network and discuss topics germane to junior faculty members.

No pre-registration is required to attend this event.

Live Podcast – This Week in Virology (TWiV)

Monday, July 22, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

Hosted by Vincent Racaniello and guests. Join in a casual conversation about the latest stories in virology.

No pre-registration is required to attend this event.

Communications Workshop

Tuesday, July 23, 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.

The Communications Committee, chaired by Paul Duprex, has arranged an exciting workshop, “Curating an Outbreak of Citizen Science.” The workshop will be led by Sabrina Sholts and Holly Menninger. Sabrina Sholts is a Curator of Biological Anthropology at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. Her research uses museum collections of biological remains to study environmental factors of health in the past and present. She is lead curator of the Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World exhibition. Holly Menninger is the director of public engagement and science learning at the Bell Museum near the Saint Paul Campus of the University of Minnesota. Trained as an entomologist, Holly prides herself on being a “science communicator.” She has a contagious enthusiasm for natural history and public participation in science, and has frequently been a media go-to on all things insects.

No pre-registration is required to attend this event.

Career Development Workshop

Tuesday, July 23, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

“I don’t belong here: Understanding the role of Imposter Syndrome in career development,”

Hosted by the Education and Career Development Committee Co-Chairs, Lauren O’Donnell and Joanna Shisler and convened by Melissa Maginnis. We are excited to host Shannon McCoy, Ph.D. and Jordan P. LaBouff, Ph.D., University of Maine, who are experts in this topic. We encourage all ASV members to attend this workshop.

No pre-registration is required to attend this event.