Friday Morning conference is held from 8:30-9:30AM each Friday 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.

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2016-2017 Conference Schedule

DateSpeakerTitle or Topic
May 19, 2017Bryan Lau, PhD, Johns HopkinsAlcohol Use Among People Living with HIV
May 12, 2017Dionne Gesink, MD, University of TorontoConceptualizing Geo-Sexual Archetypes: Mapping the Sexual Travels and Ego-centric Sexual Networks of Gay and Bisexual Men in Toronto, Canada
May 5, 2017Demetre Daskalakis, MD, MPH, NYC Dept of Health and Mental HygienePrEP: New York City's Implementation Strategy
April 28, 2017Dennis Fortenberry, MD, MS, Indiana UniversityMultiple HIV Continua of Care
April 21, 2017Christopher Nicchitta, PhD, DukeTranslation Strategies and Signatures of the Dengue Virus (+) RNA
April 14, 2017Good Friday Holiday
April 7, 2017Monica Gandhi, MD, MPH, UCSFNovel Approached to Measuring Adherence in HIV Treatment and Prevention
March 31, 2017Joe Tucker, MD, PhD, AM, UNCStrategies to Enhance HBV/HCV Testing: Data from a Systematic Review and an Innovation Contest
March 24, 2017Brian Conlon, PhD, UNCStaphylococcus aureus persister cells and chronic and relapsing infection
March 17, 2017David van Duin, MD, PhD, UNCCarbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae: an update
March 10, 2017Anita McElroy, MD, PhD, Emory
March 3, 2017Joe Eron, MD, UNCCROI 2017: Update from Seattle
Feb 24, 2017Erin Kobetz, PhD, MPH, University of MiamiPrecision Prevention: From Little Haiti to Beyond
Feb 17, 2017Canceled due to CROI
Feb 10, 2017Jian Zhu, PhD, University of Rochester Medical CenterIdentification of Novel BET Bromodomain Inhibitors for HIV Eradication
Feb 3, 2017Kim Powers, PhD, UNCModeling the HIV Care Cascade, HIV Care Trajectories, and HIV Transmission in North Carolina
Jan 27, 2017Sara Selitsky, UNCViral Detection of >10,000 tumor samples revealed that Epstein-Barr virus was ubiquitously expressed and altered B-cell activity
Jan 20, 2017Allison Connolly, MPH, Palladium International DevelopmentWorking in Epidemiologic Investigation during the Ebola Outbreak in Two Districts of Sierra Leone
Jan 13, 2017Christopher Hurt, MD, UNCPrEParing for the Future: An Update on HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
Jan 6, 2017Dirk Dittmer, PhD, UNCMalignancies in People Living with HIV/AIDS
Dec 30, 2016New Year's Eve Holiday Break
Dec 23, 2016Christmas Holiday Break
Dec 16, 2016Jennifer Webster-Cyriaque, PhD, UNCHIV and Opportunistic Infections: What the Mouth Has to Say
Dec 9, 2016Stan Lemon, MD, UNCHepatitis A: New Insights Into an Ancient Disease
Dec 2, 2016Sallie Permar, DukeWhat Will It Take To End Pediatric HIV?
Nov 25, 2016Thanksgiving Holiday Break
Nov 18, 2016Kami Kim, Albert Einstein College of MedicineThe Clinical Interaction between HIV and Malaria
Nov 11, 2016Frank Palella, MD, NorthwesternCardiovascular Disease in HIV
Oct 21, 2016William Geisler, Univ. of AlabamaA Clinical and Research Overview of Human Chlamydial Infections: Considerations in Patients with and without HIV Infection
Oct 14, 2016Roma Chilengi, Centre for Infectious Disease Research in ZambiaRotavirus Research Updates from Zambia
Oct 7, 2016Heidi Swygard, UNC and NC Dept. of Health & Human ServicesHIV and STD Epidemiology in North Carolina
Sept 30, 2016Laura H. Bachmann, Wake Forest UniversityHot Topics in STD Management
Sept 23, 2016Brad Drummond, UNCChronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and HIV Infection: The Perfect Storm
Sept 16, 2016John Martin, CEO of GileadResearch on Nucleotide Analogues and Major Advancements in Antiviral Therapy
Sept 9, 2016Andreea Waltmann, UNCPlasmodium vivax malaria in the Southwest Pacific