Laboratory Science Retreat

24-26 January 2017


DAY 1 - Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Topic Discussant/Presenter


Opening Remarks


Grace Aldrovandi, MD

Moderators: John Sleasman, MD & Steven Douglas, MD


Engineering Monoclonal Antibodies against HIV


Pamela Björkman, PhD
California Institute of Technology


Primate Models of HIV Perinatal Transmission


Nancy Haigwood, PhD
Oregon Health & Science University


Defining Natural Immunity to Viral Diseases in Pregnant Women and Children


Catherine Blish, MD, PhD
Stanford School of Medicine


Gene Signature and Single Cell Approaches to Understanding Infant Immunity


Trevor Burt, MD
University of California San Francisco


Engineering Human Vaults for HIV Prevention


Jennifer Fulcher, MD, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles


Modeling Pediatric Pharmacokinetic Responses


Andrea Edginton, PhD
University of Waterloo

DAY 2 – Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Moderators: Grace John-Stewart, MD, PhD & Mark Abzug, MD


Meta-genomic Approaches to Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases


Charles Chiu, MD, PhD
University of California San Francisco


CCR5 Biology and the Brain


Alcino Silva, PhD
University of California, Los Angeles


Infant Immune Responses and the Microbiome


Kei Fujimura, PhD
University of California San Francisco


Microbiome and HIV Infection


Sam Li, PhD
University of Colorado Denver


HIV and SIV Microbiome


Nichole Klatt, PhD
University of Washington


HIV Transmission and Proteomics


Adam Burgener, PhD
University of Manitoba

DAY 3 – Thursday, 26 January 2017

Moderators: Sharon Nachman, MD & Steven Douglas, MD


Origins of the Virus Reservoir in HIV Controllers


Daniel Douek, MD, PhD
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases


Antibody Responses to TB


Galit Alter, PhD
Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard


Molecular Diagnosis of TB


Barry Kreiswirth, PhD
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School


Understanding TB: Use of New Technologies


Nicole Sampson, PhD
Stony Brook University

 

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