12th Workshop on the 'Cell Biology of Viral Infections 2013'

of the "Gesellschaft fuer Virology" (GfV)

“Cell Biology of metabolic processes”

organized by Susanne Bailer & Harald Wodrich

Sponsored by :

Grifols Aquitaine Microbiologie DGZ

International Meeting of the German Society for Cell Biology (DGZ)

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Administration (restricted access)


Dear colleagues,

Welcome to the 12th workshop on the 'cell biology of viral infections 2013' of the Gesellschaft fuer Virology (GfV)

December 4-6, 2013
Ketschauer Hof, Deidesheim, Germany
(a workshop established and sponsored by the German Society for Virology).

The meeting

This workshop is aimed to bring cell biologists and virologists closer together and to enhance exchange and discussions between them. Located in the beautiful surrounding of the Pfalz, in one of the best wine regions of Germany, this workshop provides a perfect environment for researchers at all levels of their career to engage in this excellent topic.

The framework of the workshop are 4 keynote lectures from experts in the field of cell biology:

Nicolas (Nick) Ktistakis (Babraham Institute, Cambridge, UK)

The role of a simple phosphoinositide lipid (PI3P) in the regulation of autophagy and in activation of mTOR

Jean-Ehrland Ricci (Mediterranean centre for Molecular Medicine (C3M), Nice, France)

“Metabolic control of cell death: relation to cancer and anti-cancer immune response“

Christoph Thiele (LIMES Institute, University of Bonn, Germany.)

Lipid metabolism and neutral lipid storage

Eric ChevetINSERM Gref, University of Bordeaux, France)

"Control of Endoplasmic Reticulum homeostasis in cancer"


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By car:
From the A65 motorway, take exit AS11 on to the B271 towards Deidesheim/Bad Dürkheim. Stay on this road for about five minutes, then turn left on to the "Deutsche Weinstraße". Follow the road for about 300 m. At the old town hall turn into Kirchgasse and follow the road around and then the signs to the Ketschauer Hof car park.

By plane:
Fly into Frankfurt and then follow the travel directions by train.

By train:
Deidesheim can be reached by train via Mannheim (ICE), Neustadt/Weinstrasse (IC), Deidesheim (S-Bahn). From the train station follow the Bahnhofstraße by foot to the Marktplatz. At the old town hall turn into Kirchgasse and follow the road around and then the signs to the Ketschauer Hof car park.

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More information can be found at :


Registration and abstract submission closed

Applicants will be able to present their work as a short talk or as a poster and will be notified in November.


The registration fee (120 euro for GfV or DGZ members and 180 euro for non-members) includes registration, food, beverages, and the social event. The registration fee should be wire transferred to

Susanne Bailer
Bank : VR Bank Rhein-Neckar eG
BLZ/ bank identifier : 670 900 00
Kontonummer/ account number : 88698703
IBAN: DE61 6709 0000 0088 6987 03



We have reserved 14 single rooms in the "Hotel Gaestehaus Deidesheim" at a first-come-first-serve basis
EUR 67.50 per night breakfast included. For reservation please follow the link below

Please forward this announcement to any of your colleagues who may be interested.

Best regards

Susanne & Harry