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Out of public health concerns and given the current travel restrictions and lab closures worldwide because of COVID-19, the 27th International Symposium on Hepatitis C Virus and Related Viruses (HCV2020), scheduled to take place July 6 – 9, 2020 in Montreal, Canada has been postponed to July 6 - 9, 2021.

Local Organizing Committee

  • Mohamed S. Abdel-Hakeem, PhD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA | @M_S_Hakeem | BIO
  • Lisa Barrett, MD, PhD, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
  • Laurent Chatel-Chaix, PhD, Institut Armand Frappier, Laval, QC | BIO
  • Angela Crawley, PhD, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON
  • Mel Krajden, MD, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
  • Sonya MacParland, PhD, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
  • Valérie Martel-Laferrière, MD, MSc, CRCHUM, Montreal, QC | BIO
  • John Pezacki, PhD, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON
  • Rodney Russell, PhD, Memorial University, St-Johns. NL | @RodRussell99BIO
  • Selena Sagan, PhD, McGill University, Montreal, QC | @SaganLab | BIO
  • Joyce Wilson, PhD, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK | BIO

international organizing committee (ioc)

  • Barbara Rehermann (Chair), National Institutes of Health, USA
  • Thomas Baumert, University of Strasbourg, France
  • Michael Beard, University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Andrea Cox, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA | BIO
  • Heidi Drummer, Burnet Institute, Australia | @hdrummer1 | BIO
  • Mark Harris, University of Leeds, UK | @HarrisLabLeeds | BIO
  • Georg Lauer, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
  • Brett Lindenbach, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
  • Jane MacKeating, University of Oxford, UK
  • Philip Meuleman, Ghent University, Belgium | BIO
  • Naglaa Shoukry, University of Montreal Hospital, Canada
  • Eui-Cheol Shin, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, Korea | BIO
  • Nigel Stevenson, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
  • Robert Thimme, University Hospital Freiburg, Germany | BIO
  • Lorne Tyrrell, MD, PhD, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB | BIO
  • Takaji Wakita, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan

international advisory committee (iac)

  • Sergio Abrignani, Instituto Nazionale Genetica Molecolare, Italy | BIO
  • Ralf Bartenschlager, University of Heidelberg, Germany | BIO
  • Raymond Chung, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA
  • Michael Houghton, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Daniel Lamarre, Case Western Reserve University, USA
  • Stanley Lemon, University of North Carolina, USA
  • Jake Liang, National Institute of Health, USA
  • Yoshii Matsuura, Osaka University, Japan
  • John McLauchlan, University of Glasgow, UK
  • Tatsuo Miyamura, National Institute of Health and Nutrition, Tokyo, Japan
  • Jean-Michel Pawlotsky, Henri Mondor University Hospital, France
  • Steve Polyak, University of Washington, USA | @PolyakSteve | BIO
  • Charles Rice, Rockefeller University, USA | BIO
  • Lorne Tyrrell, MD, PhD, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB | BIO
  • Chris Walker, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, USA

Meeting Chairs

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Naglaa H. Shoukry, BPharm., PhD

Université de Montréal and CanHepC
Professor of Medicine, Director
Canada
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Jordan Feld, MPH, MD

University of Toronto
Associate Professor of Medicine
Canada
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Daniel Lamarre, PhD

Case Western Reserve University
Professor, Department of Pathology
USA