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Conferences and seminars

Conferences and seminars

UCLA AIDS Institute conferences, grand rounds and seminars.In This Section 


Weekly Cross-Disciplinary Conference

Tuesdays 9:00am, BSRB Room 154

Supported by the UCLA CFAR.

It is essential for researchers to keep abreast of the work being done by colleagues in a variety of disciplines. To facilitate this, the UCLA CFAR sponsors a weekly conference featuring presentations made by researchers working in both basic and translational sciences, clinical therapeutics and biomedical prevention. The topics covered include, among many others, novel therapeutics, vaccines, stem-cell research, aging, and viral pathogenesis.

Mar 18 Tom Wilkinson (Chow) / Xinghong Dai (Zhou)
Mar 25 Ayub Ali (Yang) / Jun Zuo (Krogstad)
Apr 1 Dimitrios Vatakis/ Anjie Zhen (Kitchen)
Apr 8 Xiaowen Xu (Chow) / Hubert Arokium (Chen)
Apr 15 Joseph Kim (Yang) / Douglas Yamada (Brooks)
Apr 22 Rachel Resop (Uittenbogaart) / Theodoros Kelesidis
Apr 29 Emily Lowe (Zack) / Jeniffer Hoffman (Yang)
May 6 Danyang Gong (Sun) / Saki Shimizu (An)
May 13 Dallas Swendeman/ Masakazu Kamata (Chen)
May 20 Ting-Ting Wu / Anders Olsen (Sun)
Jun 3 Christopher Nixon (Zack) / Mark Grossman (Yang)
Jun 10  Koki Morizono / Christian Aguilera-Sandoval (Yang)
Jun 17  Cameron Cunningham (Brooks) / Marta Epeldegui (Martinez-Maza)
Jun 24  Hangfei Qi (Sun) / Xuekui Yu (Zhou)

Attention Human Retrovirus Laboratory Meeting Presenters!!!

If you are unable to present at the lab meeting for which you are responsible (barring emergencies), please make every effort to arrange for another Lab Meeting Presenter to take your place. After you have changed your schedule, please contact Ting-Ting at 72218 or twu@mednet.ucla.edu to inform her of any changes you have made at least one week prior to your scheduled meeting.


AIDS Institute Grand Rounds
Second Friday of each month

Supported by the UCLA CFAR

The Grand Rounds lecture series consists of hour-long lunchtime lectures, delivered by invited guests or distinguished members of the Institute faculty. The aims of the program are to highlight important developments in AIDS-related research, encourage collaborations between UCLA investigators and invited speakers, interest young investigators in AIDS research, and provide information about new findings and funding opportunities.


PROGRAM AREA (Title/topic)

09/13/13 Dr. David Gere Director, UCLA Art & Global Health Center "Implementing an Arts-based Inoculation against HIV: UCLA Sex Squad and AMP!"
10/11/13 Dr. Keith Jerome Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington "Targeted mutagenesis for cure of HIV and other chronic viral infections"
11/08/13 NO MEETING
12/13/13 Dr. Grant Colfax Director, White House Office of National AIDS Policy "National HIV/AIDS Strategy and the HIV Care Continuum Initiative"
01/10/14 Dr. Paul Sax Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School "The Most Important Studies in HIV Medicine in the Past Year, and Why"
02/14/14 Dr. Kathy Sanders-Phillips Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Howard University College of Medicine "HIV/AIDS Risk in South Africa-Implications for Research in the U.S."

Dr. David Wilson   RSVP

Director, HIV/AIDS Programs, The World Bank, Washington DC "The End of AIDS: The Road to Implementation"
04/11/14 Dr. Dan Stein Professor and Chair, University of Cape Town, Psychiatry & Mental Health "Research Collaborations with Developing Countries: An African Perspective"
05/09/14 Dr. Satya Dandekar Chair, Medical Microbiology and Immunology, UC Davis School of Medicine Basic and Translational Sciences (HIV pathogenesis on GALT)
06/13/14 Dr. Katherine Luzuriaga Director, Umass Center for Clinical and Translational Science "Early Therapy and Pediatric HIV-1 Reservoirs:  Potential for a Cure"

UCLA Meetings

National Meetings

  • The 2014 Palm Springs Symposium "HIV Pathogenesis: Molecular to Man" | March 6-8, 2014, Palm Springs, California.
    Abstract deadline: January 31st, More information
  • 2014 National CFAR Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Network (SBSRN) meeting. Hosted by UCLA. October 2014. more information to follow.  

International Meetings

  • 20th International AIDS Conference| July 20-25, 2014, Melbourne, Australia.
    Abstract deadline: TBA
    Registration open More information.



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