Cold Spring Harbor Asia COVID19/SARS CoV2 Rapid Research Reports(Virtual)

Hosted by Cold Spring Harbor Asia, Suzhou, China

November 2-4, 2020 (sessions will be Asia timezone-friendly)

Abstract deadline: October 9, 2020

Organized by:


Christian Drosten, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin

George Fu Gao, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Narry V. Kim, Seoul National University

Stanley Perlman, University of Iowa 

Linfa Wang, Duke-NUS Medical School

This virtual conference will be conducted on 'Zoom Webinar'. CSH Asia will inform all the registrants of all necessary information about the zoom meeting, including the meeting ID and the link to the zoom meeting room, at least one week before the start of the meeting via email. Please do check your mailbox from time to time. For inquiries, please contact us via [email protected]


The current COVID-19 situation is challenging and difficult for all of us - we hope this virtual conference will allow colleagues to share and discuss their latest research, while under travel and stay-at-home restrictions.


The conference will include eight oral sessions and one poster session covering the latest findings across many topics in Coronavirus Biology. Many talks will be selected from the openly submitted abstracts on the basis of scientific merit and relevance. Social events throughout the conference provide ample opportunity for informal interactions.



1. Evolution and genomics

2. Species specificity

3. Molecular Biology of coronavirus: replication and gene regulation

4. Cell Biology of coronavirus: entry, membrane organization, and assembly

5. Host-virus interaction

6. Immunological response

7. Vaccine development

8. Drug development

Keynote Speakers:


Invited Speakers:

Antonio Bertoletti, Duke-Nus Medical School

Nam Hyuk Cho , Seoul National University College of Medicine

Patrick Cramer, Max Planck Institute

Christian Drosten, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Fu Gao, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Dale Godfrey, University of Melbourne

Jae Jung, Lerner Research Institute - Cleveland Clinic

Katherine Kedzierska, University of Melbourne

Narry Kim, Seoul National University

Shinji Makino, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Eng Eong Ooi, Duke-NUS Medical School

Stanley Perlman, University of Iowa

Chuan Qin, Peking Union Medical College

Pardis Sabeti, Harvard University

Kei Sato, The University of Tokyo

Pei-Yong Shi, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Zhengli Shi, Wuhan Institute of virology

Shin-Ru Shih, Chang Gung University

Eui-Cheol Shin, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Gavin Smith, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School

Eric Snijder, Leiden University Medical Center

Le Van  Tan, Oxford University Clinical Research Unit (OUCRU)

Linfa Wang, Duke-NUS Medical School

Susan Weiss, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Kwok Yung Yuen, The University of Hong Kong

Jincun Zhao, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University

And more...

We encourage abstracts to contain new and unpublished materials. The abstracts must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the organizers. Status (fellow's talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers. 

We look forward to seeing you online in November, 2020.

Pricing package:

Package Type

Chinese Mainland  


Virtual   Graduate Student Package: 



Virtual   Academic Package: 



Virtual   Corporate Package:




As a gesture to gratefully acknowledge the generous financial support from Suzhou local government, CSH Asia charges a symbolic registration fee to all participants from institutions within Chinese Mainland.

* After Price Deduction