Baltic Network against life-treatening viral infections

Formerly the New Visby Hepatitis C Network

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Past Events

"The Network meets once a year. Click the dates on the left to access the previous programs. Presentations are posted from the 6th meeting in Tallinn (2009), 7th meeting in Tartu (2010); 8th Annual Conference of the Network in Vilnius (2011), 9th Annual Conference of the Network in St Petersburg (2012), 10th Annual Conference of the Network in Riga (2013), 11th Annual Conference of the Network in Vilnius (2014). The 12th Conference “Viral Infections of Regional Significance” in Moscow 2015 is presented by the abstract book

Abstract book for the symposium can be downloaded here (pdf)

The 13th Annual Conference "VIRUS SUMMIT" was held in Vilnius June 26 to July 1, 2016 Read more on the conference website

Please, visit our press reports from Vilnius:,403,404


Since our meeting in 2011 in St Petersburg, the conferences were accompanied by the open lecture courses.

The first lecture course was held as "HEPATITIS ABC" in 2012. In 2015, HEPATITIS ABC was transformed into the "Open two day lecture course in virology"

Read more here

The latest 6th open lecture course in virology took place in Vilnius June 28-29, 2016 Read more here


-  Symposium "TARGET: Targets Of Immune Therapy Against Chronic Viral Infections And Cancer", at Riga Stradins University, Riga, Latvia, May 24-26, 2016. Symposium was held with the support of the Horizon 2020 Twinning project “Twinning on DNA vaccines against cancer” (for additional information, please, visit Consortium web site).

Program of the TARGET symposium can be downloaded here (pdf)

and the abstract book composed by Natalia V Petrakova (Ivanovsky Institite of Virology, Moscow) Download the abstract book here (pdf)

-  Lecture course for PhD students in the EAVI project on HIV-1 Virology and vaccinology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, April 20-22, 2016

Download the schedule EAVI PhD (pdf)

-  Half-day seminar in the modern approaches to the laboratory diagnostics - March 15th, 2016,
Riga Stradins Universitet, Riga, Latvia

Download the program here (pdf)