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Penn Center for AIDS Research

Penn CFAR Seminar Series 2011 - 2012

Current Seminar Series

Past CFAR Seminar Series

Thurs, Oct 20 Randomized Trials of Early Treatment for HIV: Rationale, Design and Implementation Issues
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Class of '62 Auditorium
John Morgan Building
James D. Neaton, PhD
Professor, Division of Biostatistics
University of Minnesota School of Public Health
Co-Sponsored with HIV Grand Rounds
   
Tues, Nov 01 Human antibody response against HIV
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Austrian Auditorium
Clinical Research Building
Michel C. Nussenzweig, MD, PhD
Sherman Fairchild Professor; Investigator, HHMI; Laboratory of Molecular Immunology
The Rockefeller University
Co-Sponsored with the Immunology Graduate Group and HIV Grand Rounds
   
Wed, Nov 16 Isolation and Deep Sequencing Analysis of HIV-1 Neutralizing Antibodies
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Austrian Auditorium
Clinical Research Building
John Mascola, MD
Deputy Director and Chief of BSL-3 Core Virology Section
Vaccine Research Center, NIAID
Co-Sponsored with the Department of Microbiology
   
Wed, Dec 07
Evasion of innate immunity by HIV-1: the Vpu/BST-2 Relationship

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Austrian Auditorium
Clinical Research Building

John Guatelli, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego
Co-Sponsored with the Department of Microbiology
 
Thurs, Jan 12
The feasibility of modulating cellular DNA mutating enzymes as next-generation HIV/AIDS therapeutics

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Class of '62 Auditorium
John Morgan Building

Reuben S. Harris, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
University of Minnesota
Co-Sponsored with HIV Grand Rounds
 
Wed, Feb 15
Evolution and Function of Restriction Factors Against HIV and Related Viruses

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Austrian Auditorium
Clinical Research Building

Michael Emerman, PhD
Divisions of Human Biology and Basic Sciences
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Co-Sponsored with the Department of Microbiology
 
Mon, Feb 20
HIV-1 Envelope IgA Antibodies in Vaccination and Infection

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
123C Abramson Research Center, CHOP

Georgia Tomaras, PhD
Assistant Professor; Associate Director of Research
Duke Human Vaccine Institute
Co-Sponsored with the Gene Therapy and Vaccine Program and the Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics at CHOP
 
Thurs, Mar 15
Natural cytotoxicity receptors: new insights on their role in the context of g/d T cell responses

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Class of '62 Auditorium
John Morgan Building

Domenico Mavilio, MD, PhD
Group Leader, Clinical and Experimental Immunology
Istituto Clinico Humanitas
Co-Sponsored with HIV Grand Rounds

 
Thurs, Apr 12
Penn CFAR Developmental Pilot Awardees Seminar

1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Room 252
Biomedical Research Building II/III

"Progress in development of a HSV-2/HIV-1 genital co-infection model in humanized mice"
Sita Awasthi, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Perelman School of Medicine

"Understanding and voluntariness in the consent process for a cervical cancer screening program in Botswana"
Francis Barchi, Ph.D.
Research Fellow. Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy

 
Mon, Apr 16
Control of HSV Infection: The Action is in the Mucosa

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Class of '62 Auditorium
John Morgan Building

Lawrence Corey, MD
Principal Investigator, HIV Vaccine Trials Network
President and Director, Fred Hutichinson Cancer Research Center
Co-Sponsored with the Gene Therapy and Vaccine Program, the Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics at CHOP, and HIV Grand Rounds
 
Wed, May 16
Using nonhuman primate models to understand HIV-1 transmission

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Austrian Auditorium
Clinical Research Building

Brandon Keele, PhD
Senior Scientist, AIDS and Cancer Virus Program; Head of Viral Evolution Core
SAIC-Frederick at the National Cancer Institute
Co-Sponsored with the Department of Microbiology and HIV Grand Rounds
 
Wed, May 30 Mentoring for success in academic medical careers
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Austrian Auditorium
Clinical Research Building
James Kahn, MD
Chief of the Medical Service
VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Co-Sponsored with the Department of Microbiology and HIV Grand Rounds
   
Wed, May 30 Deriving value from mentoring to advance your academic research career

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Austrian Auditorium
Clinical Research Building

James Kahn, MD
Chief of the Medical Service
VA Palo Alto Health Care System
Co-Sponsored with the Department of Microbiology and HIV Grand Rounds

   
Fri, June 8 New tools for tuberculosis: a tale of repurposing and remodeling

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Translational Research Center Auditorium
3400 Civic Center Blvd

William R. Bishai, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Medicine
Co-Director, Center for Tuberculosis Research
John Hopkins School of Medicine