Pre-Conference Programme

HBV cccDNA and Epigenetics Research Methodology Workshop

  • Date: Thursday, 6 June 2019
  • Time: 14:30 – 16:30
  • Venue: Room 333, Level 3, Suntec Singapore

Complimentary to all registered participants

Email us at info@shc-sg.com to confirm your registration as seat is limited and registration is on first come, first served basis.

Programme Outline

  • Role of HBV cccDNA in the natural history of HBV infection.
  • Maintaining the cccDNA pool in the hepatocytes
  • Analysis of cccDNA in vitro – quantification and functional status
  • Animal models suitable for the study of cccDNA
  • Epigenetic control of cccDNA expression
  • Drug development to target cccDNA eradication
  • Is tackling integrated HBV DNA important in achieving a cure?