UW/Fred Hutch CFAR Weekly eNews



FEBRUARY 12, 2016


February 16, 8-9am: AIDS Clinical Conference: Update on the Prevention and Treatment of HIV-Associated Cancers
Corey Casper, MD, MPH, Location: Harborview R&T Auditorium

February 16, 3-4pm: VIDD Seminar: Sensitive evaluation of intervention effects through the comparison of pathogen genomes in the context of host immune dynamics
Paul Edlefsen, PhD, Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutch

February 17, 11am-12:30pm: defeatHIV Webinar: Gene Therapy in a Box?
Jennifer Adair, PhD

February 18, 4-5pm: Pathobiology Seminar:
Cytomegalovirus Immunity “Inflames” Immune Senescence in Treated HIV Infection
Michael Grant, PhD, Location: Orin Smith Auditorium, UW SLU

March 3, 4-5pm: CFAR Seminar: Female-Initiated Methods for HIV Prevention: Past, Present, and Future
Ariane van der Straten, PhD, MPH, Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutch

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

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

Developmental Research Projects
UW STI Cooperative Research Center (RFA)
Application Due Date: April 4, 2016

More Funding Opportunities...


CDC: Black Americans With HIV Still Less Likely to Get Ongoing Medical Care.  Medline Plus.
Alcohol More Harmful for People With HIV, Study Suggests.  Medline Plus.
Johns Hopkins to Perform First H.I.V.-Positive Organ Transplants in U.S.  The New York Times.
HIV Rates Could Be Cut By Putting Fewer Men In Prison: How Mass Incarceration Affects Our Health.  Medical Daily.

Training for the future: Building sustainable health systems, one doctor at a time.  OXFAM America.
Researchers find that antiretroviral therapy reduces HIV in the female reproductive tract.  Medical Xpress.
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