UW/Fred Hutch CFAR Weekly eNews



FEBRUARY 5, 2016


February 9, 3-4pm: VIDD Seminar: Real-time tracking of virus evolution
Trevor Bedford, PhD, Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutch

February 11, 4-5pm: Pathobiology Seminar: Host Selection and Refinement: A Pathogen's Challenge
Alexis Kaushansky, PhD, Location: Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU

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

March 3, 4-5pm: CFAR Seminar: TBA
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

Notice of Changes to PAR-15-131 "Global Infectious Disease Research Administration Development Award for Low-and Middle-Income Country Institutions (G11)"
NIAID (NOT-AI-16-029)

Request for Proposals (RFP): NIAID/Division of AIDS: Regulatory Support Center (RSC) NIAID-DAIDS-NIHAI2015049
NIAID (NOT-AI-16-030)

Notice of Information: Announcement of Q&As and Pre-application Webinar for PAR-15-131 "Global Infectious Disease Research Administration Development Award for Low-and Middle-Income Country Institutions (G11)"
NIAID (NOT-AI-16-032)

More Funding Opportunities...


Ongoing HIV Replication Replenishes Viral Reservoirs During Therapy.  NIH News Release.

Scientists Piggyback Experimental HIV Vaccine on Cold Viruses.  Medline Plus.

Disparities in Consistent Retention in HIV Care — 11 States and the District of Columbia, 2011–2013.  CDC MMWR.

Interim Guidelines for Prevention of Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus — United States, 2016.  CDC MMWR.

Opt-out approach can boost HIV testing rates.  aidsmap.

Tenofovir resistance may develop in more than half of patients failing treatment in sub-Saharan Africa.  aidsmap.

Criminal laws on HIV transmission make little difference to sexual behaviour – or may make condomless sex more likely.  aidsmap.
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