Center for AIDS Research

Invited Speaker Seminars

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Throughout the year, the CFAR offers seminars featuring invited speakers who are experts within the HIV/AIDS and related fields. The current schedule is below.

PLEASE NOTE:   ALL SEMINARS WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE 5TH FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM OF FORCHHEIRMER, MONDAYS FROM 12:00PM-1:00PM. IN CASE OF CHANGES, YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED. 
 

Date  Speaker   Seminar Title 
January 28, 2013  Dr. Benjamin Chan
Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, & Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
 Dissemination of HIV-1 through T cell virological synapses

 

February 25, 2013      Dr. Daria Hazuda

Vice President, Worldwide Discovery Franchise Head, Infectious Disease,  MRL Merck & Co, Inc. West Point, PA

Integrase Inhibitors: From the Bench to the Clinic 
April 22, 2013 Dr. Shilpa Buch
Professor & Vice Chair for Research
Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Neuroscience
University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Medicine
NeuroAIDS: A Tango of HIV and the Host
June 17, 2013 Dr. Peter Prevelige
Professor of Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham     
Mass Spectrometry in Structural Viology
September 18, 2013

8:30AM- Case presentation
9:00AM Seminar
Montefiore Medical Center

Tishman Learning Center Grand Hall

Infectious Disease Co-Sponored
Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky
Professor
Department of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital
From Trials and Cohorts to Policy: The Cost-effectiveness of HIV Care and Prevention
September 30, 2013 Dr. Jaisri R. Lingappa
Associate Professor of Global Health
University of Washington 
Viral-host interactions during HIV-1 capsid assembly in cells: implications for structural biology and pathogenesis
October 28, 2013 Dr. Baek Kim
Professor
Department of Pediatrics
Director of the Center for Drug Discovery
Emory School of Medicine
Restricting HIV-1 Reverse Transcription Kinetics by Host SAMHD1 protein in Non-dividing Target Cell Types
November 4, 2013 Dr. Michael Bukrinsky,
Professor and Interim Chair
Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine
Director, DC D-CFAR Developmental Core and Basic Science Core
Editor-in-Chief, Open AIDS Journal
The George Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences
HIV-1 Nef regulates activity of calnexin: a new mechanism for the effects of Nef on HIV infectivity and cell cholesterol metabolism
 March 10, 2014
 Dr. Amanda Brown, 
Assistant Professor, 
Department of Neurology, 
Co-Director, 
Translational Research in Neuro-AIDS and Mental Health 
John's Hopkins University School of Medicine 
 HIV-1: An Intracellular Pathogen Impacting Macrophage Function at the Neuroimmune Axis
April 28, 2014 Dr. Stuart F.J. Le Grice
Head
RT Biochemistry Section, HIV DRP
Center of Excellence in HIV/AIDS & Cancer Virology, CCR
National Cancer Institute, HIV Resistance Program
Reverse Transcriptase Structural Biology: Then There Were Three
 June 16, 2014
 Dr. Douglas Nixon 
Chair and Professor of Microbiology, Immunology & Tropical Medicine 
George Washington School of Medicine & Health 
 TBA
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