Penn Center for AIDS Research

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.

Upcoming Seminars

"Antiviral CARs in Stem Cells: Can we engineer lifelong HIV immunity?"

Scott G. Kitchen, Ph.D, Associate Professor of Medicine, Director, UCLA Humanized Mouse Core Laboratory, Division of Hematology / Oncology, The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

12:00 to 1:00 pm

Class of '62 Auditorium, John Morgan Building

Co-sponsored with HIV Grand Rounds

"Avenue*s to Zero Transmission in the Black/African American Community"

Marsha Martin, D.S.W, Coordinator / Director, Global Network of Black People working in HIV/AIDS

Thursday, November 29th, 2018

12:00 to 1:00 pm

Class of '62 Auditorium, John Morgan Building

"HIV Infection, Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease: 2018 Update"

Priscilla Hsue, M.D., Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

4:00 to 5:00 pm

Smilow 11-146

Co-sponsored with the Penn Cardiovascular Institute

"Addressing HIV in Transgender Populations"

Tonia Poteat Ph.D., Assistant Department of Epidemiology University of California, San Francisco

Thursday,  December 6th, 2018

12:00 to 1:00 pm

Class of '62 Auditorium, John Morgan Building

Co-sponsored with HIV Grand Rounds

"Novel Nonhuman Primate Models for HIV Vaccine Development and Cure."

Jonah B. Sacha, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute, Oregon National Primate Research Center, Oregon Health & Science University

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

4:00 to 5:00 pm

Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Building

Co-sponsored with the Immunology Graduate Group

"The virtue of simplicity: the vaginal microbiome, genital inflammation and HIV risk."

Douglas S. Kwon, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Associate Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Building

Co-sponsored with the Department of Microbiology

Seminar Title TBD

Larry W. Chang, M.D., PH.D., Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Class of '62 Auditorium, John Morgan Building

Co-sponsored with HIV Grand Rounds

Seminar Title TBD

Michela Muller-Trutwin, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Head, HIV, Inflammation and Persistence Unit, Institut Pasteur 

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

4:00 - 5:00 pm

Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Building

Previous Seminars


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