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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 2014 - 2015

Wed, Nov 19 An SIV Model of HIV Eradication: Role of Myeloid Cells in HIV Latency

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

Janice Clements, PhD
Vice Dean for Faculty
Mary Wallace Stanton Professor of Faculty Affairs
Professor, Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology
Co-Sponsored with the Department of Microbiology
   
Mon, Nov 24 Oral Vaccination for AIDS prevention in Rhesus Macaques

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

Anna Aldovini, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Co-Sponsored with the Gene Therapy and Vaccine Program at Penn
   
Wed, Jan 21 Twists and Turns: Ebola Virus and a Vaccine

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

Nancy J. Sullivan, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
Chief, Biodefense Research Section
Vaccine Research Center, NIAID/NIH

   
Tue, Jan 27 Vaccine induced RAS Activation in protection against SIV acquisition

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Austrian Auditorium,
Clinical Research Building

Genoveffa Franchini, M.D.
Chief
Animal Models and Retroviral Vaccines Section
Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute

   
Wed, Feb 18 The Influence of Immunogenetic Variation on Human Disease

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

Mary Carrington, Ph.D.
Director
Basic Science Program
Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research

   
Mon, March 2 Correlates of Risk in HIV Infection

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

Douglas Nixon, M.D., Ph.D.
Walter G. Ross Professor and Chair
Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine
George Washington School of Medicine

   
Wed, March 18 Broadly neutralizing antibodies and approaches to HIV vaccine design

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

Dennis Burton, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept of Immunology and Microbial Science Director
Center for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Immunology and Immunogen Discovery Scientific Director, IAVI Neutralizing Antibody Center, The Scripps Research Institute Immunologist, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Havard, Boston, MA

   
Tue, April 28 Programming Killer Antibodies

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Austrian Auditorium,
Clinical Research Building

Gait Alter, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine'
Harvard Medical School

   
Thu, May 14 Evidence Integration, Data Science, and the HIV Treatment Cascade

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Joe Hogan, Sc.D.
Professor
Department of Biostatistics
Brown University School of Public Health

   
Thu, May 21  

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Robert Remien, Ph.D.
Professor of Clinical Psychology
Columbia University Medical Center