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 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?