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Developmental Pilot Highlights Seminars

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As part of the annual Seminar Series, the Developmental Pilot Highlights Seminar features two previous pilot awardees to present their completed research to the Penn CFAR community in a formal, seminar setting. This seminar provides a valuable platform for awardees to address the academic research community, obtain feedback, and spark collaborations towards larger funding efforts.

The 2014 Developmental Pilot Highlights Seminar has not yet been scheduled. Stay tuned for details!

Past Developmental Pilot Highlights Seminars

June 20, 2013 Paul Bates, Ph.D.
Pilot Project: NFkB activation by Tetherin
Virginia Stallings, M.D.
Pilot Project: Botswana Vitamin D Supplementation Study in HIV/AIDS
April 12, 2012 Sita Awasthi, Ph.D.
Pilot Project: Progress in development of a HSV-2/HIV-1 genital co-infection model in humanized mice
Francis Barchi, Ph.D.
Pilot Project: Understanding and voluntariness in the consent process for a cervical cancer screening program in Botswana
May 17, 2011 Elizabeth Lowenthal, M.D.
Pilot Project: Psychosocial Assessments of HIV-infected children and adolescents in Botswana
Kenneth Simbiri, M.S., Ph.D.
Pilot Project: Herpestype viruses and OSSN in HIV/AIDS patients from Botswana