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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 2015 - 2016

Wed, Sept 30 HIV-1 Restriction and Journey to the Center of the Cell

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

Vinay Pathak, Ph.D.
Head, Viral Mutation Section
HIV Dynamics and Replication Program
Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute
Co-Sponsored with the Department of Microbiology

   
Thurs, Oct 15

Latent HIV in the CNS and Other Deep Body Compartments

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

Ben Gelman, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Texas NeuroAIDS Research Center
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Co-Sponsored with the Department of Neurology, HIV Grand Rounds
   
Wed, Oct 28 Broadly neutralizing antibodies and progress toward an HIV vaccine

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

Dennis Burton, Ph.D.
Chairman
Department of Immunology and Microbial Science
The Scripps Research Institute
Co-Sponsored with the Department of Microbiology

   
Tues, Nov 3 Effects of HIV and SIV on Lymph Node Structure and Function

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

Richard Koup, M.D.
Deputy Director, Vaccine Research Center
Chief, Immunology Laboratory
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH
Co-Sponsored with the Immunology Graduate Group
   
Tues, Jan 26

Immune control of SIV replication under ART

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

Guido Silvestri, M.D.
Division Chief, Microbiology and Immunology
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Co-Sponsored with the Immunology Graduate Group

   
Wed, Feb 17

RSV Vaccine Development: A New Paradigm for Vaccinology

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

Barney Graham, M.D., Ph.D.
Deputy Director, Vaccine Research Center
Chief, Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory and Translation Science Core
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Co-Sponsored with the Department of Microbiology

   
Wed, March 16 Clonal Expansion of HIV Infected Cells in Patients
12:00 p.m. to 1:00p.m.
Austrian Auditorium,
Clinical Research Building

Steven Hughes, Ph.D.
Chief, Retroviral Replication Laboratory
Head, Vector Design and Replication Section
HIV Dynamics and Replication Program
Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute
Co-Sponsored with the Department of Microbiology

   
Thu, April 21 IRIS in HIV: Beyond What Meets the Eye
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Reunion Hall,
John Morgan Building

Irini Sereti, M.D.
Chief, HIV Pathogenesis Unit
Laboratory of Immunoregulation
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases