Seminar Series

Upcoming Seminars 2024 – 2025

Tuesday, September 10th, 2024 | 4:00 pm ET

“Structure-Assisted Vaccine Design for HIV-1”

Peter Kwong, PhD

Adjunct Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

Columbia University

Co-sponsored by IFI

Thursday, September 19th, 2024 | 12:00 pm ET

(Presentation title TBD)

Chris Beyrer, MD

Desmond M. Tutu Professor of Public Health and Human Rights

Johns Hopkins University

Additional support by HIV Grand Rounds (Jointly Provided by Penn Medicine and ViralEd)

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2024 | 12:00 pm ET

(Presentation title TBD)

Brandon Keele, PhD

Senior Principal Scientist

AIDS and Cancer Virus Program

The Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research

Co-sponsord by the Department of Microbiology

Thursday, November 7th, 2024 | 12:00 pm ET

“Targeting Inflammation in Treated HIV ‘2.0”

Peter W. Hunt, MD

Professor, Division of Experimental Medicine, UCSF

Associate Chief for Research, ZSFG-UCSF Department of Medicine

Co-Director for Basic and Translational Science, UCSF-Bay Area CFAR

Additional support by HIV Grand Rounds (Jointly Provided by Penn Medicine and ViralEd)

Thursday, December 12th, 2024 | 12:00 pm ET

“Social Network Interventions for HIV Elimination”

John Schneider, MD

Professor, Medicine, Epidemiology, Social Work Policy and Pracitce

Director, Chicago Center for HIV Elimination

Senior Research Scientist, Howard Brown Health – 55th

University of Chicago

Co-sponsored by the PDPH Division of HIV Health

Additional support by HIV Grand Rounds (Jointly Provided by Penn Medicine and ViralEd)

Wednesday, January 8th, 2025 | 12:00 pm ET

“HIV assembly, maturation, and drug resistance”

Eric O. Freed, PhD

Director, HIV Dynamics and Replication Program

Center for Cancer Research

National Cancer Institute, NIH

Co-sponsored by the Department of Microbiology

Thursday, January 30th, 2025 | 12:00 pm ET

(Title TBD)

Jessica Ridgway, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Infectious Diseases & Global Health

University of Chicago

Additional support by HIV Grand Rounds (Jointly Provided by Penn Medicine and ViralEd)

Tuesday, February 11th, 2025 | 4:00 pm ET

(Title TBD)

Harris Goldstein, MD

Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Pediatric Allergy & Immunology)

Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Senior Associate Dean for Scientific Affairs

Charles Michael Chair in Autoimmune Diseases

Director, Einstein-Rockefeller-CUNY Center for AIDS Research

Co-sponsored by IFI

Thursday, March 27th, 2025 | 12:00 pm ET

“Using implementation science to enhance sexual wellness among people who receive care at safety-net clinics in the Southern U.S.”

Jessica Sales, PhD, MA

Associate Professor

Co-Director of the Emory CFAR Prevention and Implementation Sciences Core

Director of the Emory CFAR Implementation Science Hub

Co-sponsored by the Penn CFAR Implementation Science Core

Additional support by HIV Grand Rounds (Jointly Provided by Penn Medicine and ViralEd)

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2025 | 12:00 pm ET

“HIV reservoirs: when, where and how does HIV hide?”

Nicolas Chomont, PhD

Associate Research Professor

Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Université de Montréal

CHUM Research Center

Co-sponsored by the Department of Microbiology

Thursday, April 25th, 2025 | 12:00 pm ET

(Title TBD)

Latesha Elopre, MD, MSPH

Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases

Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, Medical Education

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Additional support by HIV Grand Rounds (Jointly Provided by Penn Medicine and ViralEd)

Thursday, May 1st, 2025 | 12:00 pm ET

(Title TBD)

Ronald Joseph Ellis, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurosciences

University of California, San Diego

Co-Sponsored by PMHARC

Additional support by HIV Grand Rounds (Jointly Provided by Penn Medicine and ViralEd)