UW/Fred Hutch CFAR Weekly eNews



JANUARY 15, 2016


January 26, 3-4pm: VIDD Seminar: MAIT cell reconstitution after allogenic stem cell transplantation
Cameron Turtle, MBBS, PhD, Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutch

January 27: CFAR Workshop: New Horizons in Pediatric and Adolescent HIV Research
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

January 28, 4-5pm: Pathobiology Seminar: Rules of engagement: molecular arms races between host and viral genomes
Harmit Malik, PhD, Location: SLU Brotman Building

January 29, 9am-12pm: CFAR SPRC Qualitative Methods Workshop: Qualitative Research Skills: Interviews and Focus Groups
Michele Andrasik, PhD, Location: Ninth and Jefferson Building, Room 1360

February 4, 4-5pm: CFAR Seminar: Immune Activation in Treated HIV Infection
Peter Hunt, MD, Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutch

February 16, 8-9am: AIDS Clinical Conference: HIV Associated Malignancies
Location: Harborview R&T Auditorium

March 19-20: Northwest Regional Conference on African Immigrant Health
Location: Alder Hall, University of Washington

April 22-24: Western Regional International Health Conference: Glocalization: Redefining Boundaries and Borders in Approaches to Health
Location: Kane Hall, University of Washington

July 17-24: Course: Computational Microbiology and Microbiome-Based Medicine
Application Due Date May 29, Location: Limpari Island, Italy

More Events...


Funding Opportunities

Amazon Catalyst
University of Washington and Amazon (link)
Applications accepted on a rolling basis

HIV/Aging Pilot Program
Concept Proposal Due Date: January 25, 2016

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Program
Application Due Date: March 1, 2016

Graduate Discovery Fellowships
University of Washington SOM (RFA)
Application Due Date: March 21, 2016

More Funding Opportunities...


HIV Testing Rates Still Low Among Teens, Young Adults: CDC.  Medline Plus.

New Approach Might Boost HIV Testing Rates.  Medline Plus.

Pre-exposure prophylaxis, used to prevent HIV, found to be as safe as aspirin.  UCLA Research Alert.

Russia at AIDS epidemic tipping point as HIV cases pass 1 million - official.  Reuters.

The Philippines largely dodged the AIDS crisis. That's changing.  Los Angeles Times.

New fellowship will help L.A. County fill shortage of HIV-trained doctors.  Los Angeles Times.

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