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
Jan. 4, 2019Chip Walter and Tony Moody,
Duke Vaccine and Trials Unit: Past, Present and Future
Jan. 11, 2019Ben Chi,
HIV Prevention in Pregnancy
Jan. 18, 2019Lynn Fiellin,
Video Game-based Interventions for HIV
Jan. 25, 2019Seth Noar,
Health Communication Strategies for HIV
Feb. 1, 2019Timothy Sheahan
Development of Antiviral Therapies for Coronavirus
Feb. 8, 2019Emily Landon,
University of Chicago
Intersection of Infectious Diseases and Ethics
Feb. 15, 2019Jonathan Quick,
Management Sciences for Health
The End of Epidemics
Feb. 22, 2019Vivian Chu,
International Endocarditis Cohort
March 1, 2019Sharon Weir,
Size Estimations for Key Populations in HIV Research
March 8, 2019Lisa Rahangdale,
HPV and Cervical Dysplasia
March 15, 2019Joe Eron and David Wohl, UNCUpdates from the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)
March 22, 2019Anthony Charles,
Global Surgery
March 29, 2019Alexander Rowe,
Improving Health Worker Practices for Managing Communicable Diseases
April 5, 2019Richard Chaisson,
Johns Hopkins
Recent Advances in Tuberculosis
April 12, 2019STD/HIV TraineesTBA
April 19, 2019ID TraineesTBA
April 26, 2019Sri Edupuganti,
Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies for HIV Prevention
May 3, 2019Suzanne Maman and Audrey Pettifor,
Cash Transfers in Tanzania as HIV Prevention
May 10, 2019Alain Litwin,
Greenville Health System
Hepatitis C Treatment in IV Drug Users
May 17, 2019Kami Kim,
May 24, 2019Monica Gandhi,
Enlighten Study - Hair Samples Analyses for ART Adherence
May 31, 2019Marlene Durand,
Infections of the eyes, ears and sinuses