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

Natural control of HIV-1, elite controllers, clinical strategies that may yield to long term drug free remission

Mathias Licheterfeld, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Associate Member, Ragon Institute of MGH and Harvard

Staff Physician, Infectious Disease Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital

Thursday, February 4th, 2021

BlueJeans virtual meeting

Co-sponsored with IGG and HIV Grand Rounds


(Title TBD)

Guiseppe Pantaleo, Professor, MD, Chief, Division of Immunology and Allergy

Head of Department of Laboratory Medicine 

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV), University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Thursday, March 4th, 2021

BlueJeans virtual meeting

Co-sponsored with IGG and HIV Grand Rounds


(Title TBD)

Lisa Eaton, PhD

University of Connecticut

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

BlueJeans virtual meeting

Co-sponsored with School of Nursing and HIV Grand Rounds


PrEP Implentation & Stigma

Sarit Golub, PhD MPH, Professor, Department of Psychology

Director, Hunter Alliance for Research and Translation (HART)

Hunter College of the City University of New York

Basic and Applied Social Psychology PhD Program

CUNY Graduate Center

Thursday, April 22nd, 2021

BlueJeans virtual meeting

Co-sponsored with PISCE and HIV Grand Rounds


HIV Latency & Cure

Joel Blankson, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

BlueJeans virtual meeting

Co-sponsored with Microbiology


(Title TBD)

Serena Spudich, MD, MA, Gilbert H. Glaser Professor of Neurology

Division Chief, Neurological Infections & Global Neurology 

Co-director, Center for Neuroepidemiology and Clinical Neurological Research

Thursday, May 20th, 2021

BlueJeans virtual meeting

Co-sponsored with HIV Grand Rounds


Previous Seminars


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