Friday Morning conference is held from 8:30-9:30AM each Friday of the academic year in the Bioinformatics Building room 1131 (UNC Campus)

UNC CFAR partners with the clinical division of infectious diseases and the Institute for Global Health & Infectious Disease on a weekly conference series featuring distinguished clinicians and scientists from UNC, local universities, and other national and international institutions. The topics are varied and appeal to not only infectious disease specialists, but also professionals in epidemiology, public health, microbiology, biostatistics and other global health-related disciplines. To suggest a speaker, please contact Kathy James at

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2019 Upcoming Conference Schedule

DateSpeakerTitle or Topic
May 3, 2019Andrew Oberst, University of Washington"This is your brain on itaconate: A link between metabolism and antiviral immunity in the CNS"
May 10, 2019Brian Pence, UNC“What does Mental Health Have to do with Ending AIDS? Lessons, Challenges and Opportunities from the US and Malawi"
May 17, 2019Kami Kim,
Host and Parasite Factors in Pathogenesis of Severe Malaria
May 24, 2019Carl Williams, NC DHHSVector-borne Disease Surveillance and Response in North Carolina
May 31, 2019Marlene Durand,
Infections of the eyes, ears and sinuses