UW/Fred Hutch CFAR Weekly eNews



NOVEMBER 11, 2016


November 14, 9:00am-10:00am: Quantifying the global burden of tuberculosis:
Hmwe Kyu, MBBS, MPH, PhD, Location: IHME, 5th and Bell Building, 2301 5th Ave, Suite 600

November 15, 8:00am-9:00am: AIDS Clinical Conference: Transgender Health and HIV
Location: Harborview R&T Auditorium (webinar link)

November 17, 4:00pm–5:00pm: CFAS Research Seminar: Presentations on Mycoplasma genitalium
Jennifer Balkus, PhD & Patricia Totten, PhD, Location: Ninth and Jefferson Building, Room 1309

November 30, 9:30am-5:30pm: Annual STD & AIDS Symposium
Location: Harborview R&T Auditorium
Register here: (link)

December 1, 4:00pm-5:00pm: CFAR Seminar: Title TBA
Aaron Tobian, MD, PhD, Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutch

December 2, 9:00am-4:30pm: 2nd Annual Tuberculosis SymposiumAre We Making Progress on Ending the TB Epidemic?
Location: Brotman Auditorium, South Lake Union Campus

December 6–7: Inter-CFAR Collaboration on HIV Research in Women Symposium
Location: Birmingham, Alabama

December 12-16: Workshop on Microbial Genome Sequencing
Location: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Registration Fee: $350

January 23–24: Mentoring the Mentors Workshop for HIV Researchers
Location: UCSF

February 13–16: 24th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)
Location: Seattle, WA

More Events...

Funding Opportunities

Postdoctoral Training Opportunity at the University of Minnesota
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (link)
Open until Filled

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

RFP: Nonhuman Primate Core Humoral Immunology Laboratory for AIDS Vaccine Research and Development (link)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Release Date: November 3, 2016
RFP Publication Date: Available electronically on/about November 14, 2016

2017-2018 Domestic & International Scholars Programs
HIV Prevention Trials Network (link)
Draft Proposal Due Date: November 18, 2016

Clinical Scientist Development Award 2017
Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (link)
Pre-Proposal Due Date: November 29, 2016

Concept Proposals for New or Re-Competing Cores and New Scientific Working Groups (SWGs)
UW/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) (RFA) (NOT)
Concept Proposal Deadline: December 1, 2016

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship: Behavioral Sciences Research in HIV Infection
HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, Columbia University Department of Psychiatry (link)

Application Due Date: December 1, 2016

International Infrastructure Awards
Application Due Date: December 4, 2016

Glocal Awards
Application Due Date: December 4, 2016

Adolescent HIV Prevention and Treatment Implementation Science Alliance (AHISA)
The Center for Global Health Studies at Fogarty, Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator (RFA)
Application Due Date: December 21, 2016

HVTN Research and Mentorship Program (RAMP) Scholar Program
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (link)
Application Due Date: January 4, 2017

CAPS Visiting Professors Program
University of California, San Francisco (link)
Application Due Date: January 18, 2017

More Funding Opportunities...


Buyers Clubs for Cheaper Drugs Help Fight Hepatitis and HIV. Reuters.

California's ambitious campaign to reduce HIV infections, AIDS deaths. KPCC.

HIV/AIDS in Venezuela 'impossible to control,' health group warns. UPI.

J&J vaccine plus Gilead immune booster shows promise as HIV fighter. Reuters.

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