Keynote Speakers

Michael Kann

PhD, Professor of Clinical Virology

Gothenburg University and Sahlgrenska University Hospitals, Gothenburg, SWEDEN


“Molecular biology of hepatitis B viruses explain the disease” 

Nataliya Vynograd

MD, DrSci, Professor



“Natural focal infections of virus genesis as a real biological threat”

Anders Vahlne

MD, PhD, Senior Professor

Karolinska Institutet




Xifeng Wang

PhD, Professor

Institute of Plant Protection

Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

Beijing, China


“Understanding the transmission mechanism of Rice stripe virus by its insect vector Laodelphax striatellus

Wenxing Xu

PhD, Professor

Huazhong Agricultural University

Wuhan, China


“Mycoviruses as potential bio-control agents against fungal pathogens and good candidates to understand virus world”

Laszlo Palkovics

DrSci, Professor

Szent Istvan University

Budapest, HUNGARY


“Tomato spotted wilt virus: an old-new pathogen”

Martin H. Groschup

Prof. Dr., Head of the Institute of Novel and Emerging Infectious Diseases at the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut Federal Research Institute for Animal Health



«Diagnosis, pathogenesis and prevention of zoonotic Orthonairovirus infections in humans and animals»

Satnam Singh

PhD, Entomologist

Punjab Agricultural University

Ludhiana, Punjab, INDIA


“Exploitation of RNAi to identify potential target of virus vectors”

Andrey Letarov


Federal research center ‘Fundamentals of biotechnology’ of RAS

Moscow, Russia

“Ecology and evolution of bacteriophages in symbiotic microbial communities”

Abhishek Sharma

PhD, Virologist

Punjab Agricultural University

Ludhiana, INDIA


“Detection and Management of Viruses infecting vegetables in Indian Punjab”

Jaroslav Polak

PhD., DrSc., Ass. Professor

Crop Research Institute



“The efficient control  of Plum pox virus”