The Mayo Clinic Department of Molecular Medicine is hosting the 2022 Measles Virus Minisymposium. Roberto Cattaneo, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, is organizing the event and developing the program agenda.

Dr. Paul Duprex (Director, Center for Vaccine Research, Professor of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine) will give the keynote lecture to open the symposium Friday morning.

  “ 'My' Morbilliviruses and Other Animals … Past, Present and Future!"

Dr. Richard Plemper (Distinguished University Professor and Director, Center for Translational Antiviral Research, Institute for Biomedical Sciences, Georgia State University) will give the Saturday morning main lecture.

  "Probing the Therapeutic Window for Oral Treatment of Morbillivirus Disease in the CDV Ferret Model"