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The conference will be held in February 4th and 5th, 2021 in Prague, Czech Republic.

Application will be opened on 1.9. 2020 and closed on 1.12.2020.

Our goal is to bring together scientists working on all fields of virology research from basic to applied and clinical science. We hope that this conference increase the overall awareness of the cutting edge virology research and will serve to stimulate scientific exchange and create opportunities for new collaborations among the participants.


Clinical virology
Virus-host interactions
Viral evolution
Structural virology
Biochemistry of viral proteins
Antiviral compounds
Plant virology
Antiviral immunity

…and more

Program and Fees

Registration fee: 500 CZK for students and members of ČSBMB, 1000 CZK others. Additional information about payment coming soon.

Preliminary conference program:

FEB 4th (Thu): 9:00 – registration, 11:00 – conference start, 19:00 – conference dinner

FEB 5th (Fri):  13:00 – conference closing, 14:00 (optional) – Historical walk with expert guide, from Suchdol area to Roztoky nad Vltavou 

Conference language: English

Final program version under developement.

Invited speakers:

Ao.Univ.-Prof.Dr.Phil. Norbert Nowotny

Veterinary Medicine University Vienna 

Institute of Virology


Venue of the conference will be located in Pavilion T in central part of CZU campus. See campus MAP for better orientation.

Information about accommodation and travel coming soon.


Special fees are offered in hotel GALAXIE **** for conference participants. The hotel is located in close proximity to the conference venue (10 mins walking distance) right by the bus stop “Internacionální”.

Participants must use the code: VIR2021 when applying for a room either via hotel email: ; or via hotel web form.

Accommodation fees (including breakfast and parking): 

  • Single room: 1000,- CZK (38 EUR)/per night
  • Double room: 600,- CZK (23 EUR) per person/per night
  • Triple/Quadruple room: 500,- CZK (19 EUR) per person/per night

Payment will be required 1 month before the arrival date. Cancellation without any fees – 5 days prior to arrival date. Already paid reservations will be fully refunded in this timeframe. Later cancellations will be fully charged by the hotel.

Deadline for hotel Galaxie reservations is on 10.01.2021!


For more general information message to: 

Unique requests and questions message to the head of organization:


More information about the conference will be added soon.

Ebola virus, image courtesy of NIAID
Echovirus 18 genome release, courtesy of Buchta et al.,2020