• To obtain your flight information and your preference in tour selections in order to make proper transportation and guided tour arrangements for you, please fill up the online survey form via before April 26. (For more info about tour please click here.)
  • All the abstract acceptance letters were sent out on March 28. If you have not received the notification please contact the meeting secretary Mandy ( 
  •  In addition, the program has been updated. Due to too many submitted abstracts, we have added an extra  Virus & Cell Interaction III session. We now have in total 12 oral sessions. The other change in the  program  is the free afternoon tour which is rescheduled to May 29  (Tuesday), instead of May 28 (Monday) when several tourist attraction sites are closed.
  • All accommodations in Academia Sinica are full. Please make your reservation in Green World NanGang Hotel or Courtyard Taipei Marriott.


The XXII International Poxvirus, Asfarvirus and Iridovirus Conference will be held at Academia Sinica in Taipei, Taiwan from 26th May (arrival and reception) to 31st May (departure). Conference sessions will begin on the morning of 27th May and end with a banquet on the evening of 30th May.

The conference will bring together research scientists from around the world to share and discuss their latest findings on viruses within the Poxvirus, Asfarvirus and Iridovirus families—all of which are large DNA viruses that replicate in the cytoplasm of host cells. Some of these viruses have long been known to cause human and animal diseases and others have been modified for use as vectors for vaccinations or oncolytic agents to treat cancers.

The conference will cover various topics including virus entry, gene expression, DNA replication and virus assembly, genomics and proteomics, virus assembly and trafficking, viral structural biology, virus-host interactions, viral immunity and pathogenesis, therapeutics, vector and vaccine development, and oncolytic viruses in cancers. Conference participants are welcome to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations at the meeting. Registration and abstract submission will be open soon.​​​​​


  • Late Registration Deadline                                            23:59 (GMT+8), April 26, 2018
  • Conference Date                                                                  May 26-31, 2018 
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