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Penn Center for AIDS Research

Penn CFAR Seminar Series

Each academic year, the Penn CFAR's Administrative Core coordinates a monthly Seminar Series. Outside speakers from the clinical, behavioral and basic sciences are invited to give talks on the many topics surrounding HIV/AIDS research and the pandemic/epidemic.

Past CFAR Seminar Series

Penn CFAR Seminar Series 2016 - 2017

Thursday Sept. 29th, 2016 Understanding HIV Reactivation from Latency.

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Room 252
Biomedical Research Building

Professor Miles Davenport
Head, Infection Analytics Program
Kirby Institute
University of New South Wales
Co-Sponsored with the Department of Microbiology

   
Thursday Oct. 27th, 2016

Targeting the Variable Loops of the HIV Envelope for Induction of Protective Antibodies.

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Class of '62 Auditorium,
John Morgan Building

Susan Zolla Pazner, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
Mount Sinai Medical School

   
Wednesday Nov. 16th, 2016 Harnessing Transcriptional ‘Noise’ for HIV-latency Reversal and Generalized Cell-fate Control.

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

Leor Weinberger, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator, Gladstone Institute of Virology &Immunology
Professor, The University of California, San Francisco
Co-Sponsored with the Department of Microbiology

   
Wednesday Dec. 14th, 2016 Cell and Gene Therapy for HIV/AIDS.

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

Hans Peter Kiem, M.D., Ph.D.
Fred Hutchinson Endowed Chair for Cell and Gene Therapy
Director, Cell and Gene Therapy Program
Associate Head of Transplantation Biology
Professor of Medicine / Oncology and Pathology
University of Washington School of Medicine
Associate Head, Heme Malignancy Program UW / Fred Hutchinson Cancer Consortium
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH
Co-Sponsored with the Department of Microbiology

   
Tuesday Feb.14th, 2017

Queer Aging: The Gayby Boomers and a New Frontier for Gerontology.

1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Jesus Ramirez- Valles Ph.D

Location TBD

Professor and Director, Community Health Sciences

  University of Illinois at Chicago
   
Thursday Feb. 23rd, 2017 Social Rank Impacts the Pathogenesis of SIV Infection and Response to ART.
1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Ann Chahroudi, M.D., Ph.D

Austrian Auditorium,

Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist

Clinical Research Building Emory University
  Co-Sponsored with PMHARC
   
Tuesday March 7th, 2017 (Title To Come)
4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Facundo Batista, Ph.D.

Austrian Auditorium Professor
Clinical Research Building Harvard Medical School
  Co-Sponsored with IGG
 

 

Thursday March 23rd, 2017 (Title To Come)
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Jared Baeten, M.D., Ph.D.
Austrian Auditorium Vice Chair, Global Health
Professor, Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Professor, Epidemiology
Professor, Global Health
Clinical Research Building University of Washington
  Co-Sponsored with CCEB
   
Wednesday April 5th, 2017 HIV- Antibody Dynamics in Infection: Lessons for Vaccine Design.
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Penny Moore, Ph.D.
Austrian Auditorium Associate Professor & South African Research Chair of Virus-Host Dynamics
Clinical Research Building University of the Witwatersrand and National Institute for Communicable Diseases
  Co-Sponsored with the Department of Microbiology
   
Wednesday May 3rd, 2017 (Title To Come)
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Francois Villinger, DVM, Ph.D.
Austrian Auditorium Director, New Iberia Research Center
Clinical Research Building University of Louisiana at Lafayette
  Co-Sponsored with the Department of Microbiology
   
Date to be confirmed, 2017 (Title To Come)
1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Col. Nelson Michael, M.D., Ph.D
Location to be confirmed Director, US Military HIV Research Program
  Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
  Co-Sponsored with GTV