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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