UW/Fred Hutch CFAR Weekly eNews



MAY 13, 2016


May 17, 8-9am: AIDS Clinical Conference: Hepatitis C Treatment and Drug Resistance
Location: Harborview R&T Auditorium or webcast

May 17, 12-1pm: CFAR SPRC/PHSKC Lunchbox Talk: Novel Strategies for Detecting Early HIV Infection
David Katz and Joanne Stekler, Location: Ninth and Jefferson Building, Room 1309

May 17, 3-4pm: VIDD Seminar: Antiviral immunity at mucosal surfaces
Akiko Iwasaki, PhD, Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutch

May 23, 6-8pm: CFAR CAB: Meet-the-Researcher Event
Kim Woodrow, PhD, Susan Graham, MD, PhD, Location: Rainier Beach Community Center

May 26: CFAR Workshop: Current Topics and Methods in Microbiome Research Workshop
Location: Ninth and Jefferson Building, Room 1360

June 2, 11am-12:15pm: Webinar: Black MSM and Transgender Community Engagement into HIV Clinical Research Series
Robert Gamboa and Stephaun Wallace

June 2, 3-3:25pm: CFAR New Faces Seminar: Development, evaluation and application of a risk assessment tool to predict HIV acquisition in African women
Jennifer Balkus, PhD, Location: *Arnold Building M1-300 Suite*, Fred Hutch

June 2, 4-5pm: CFAR Seminar: Ending the Epidemic: NYC Implementation Strategy
Demetre Daskalakis, MD, MPH, Location: *Arnold Building M1-300 Suite,* Fred Hutch

June 16-17: HIV Clinical Update for Nurses
Location: DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Seattle Airport-Southcenter

June 23-24: Structural Biology Related to HIV/AIDS
Location: Bethesda, MD

July 29: CFAR Implementation Science SWG: Implementation Science Mini-Course
Location: University of Washington

August 4-5: Conference: Conference on Cell and Gene Therapy for HIV Cure
Location: Fred Hutch

August 29-Sept 2: Course: Network Modeling for Epidemics
Application Deadline June 1, Location: University of Washington

More Events...

Funding Opportunities

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

Call for Abstracts: Differentiated Care and HIV
Journal of the International AIDS Society (link)
Abstract Due Date: May 27, 2016

Call for Abstracts: Addiction Health Services Research Conference
UW ADAI and Northwest ATTC (link)
Abstract Due Date: May 31, 2016

Call for Abstracts: Conference on Cell and Gene Therapy for HIV Cure
 Fred Hutch (link)
Abstract Due Date: June 3, 2016

Request for Information on the Development of the FY 2018 Trans-NIH Plan for HIV-Related Research
OAR (NOT-OD-16-089)

Mechanisms of Mycobacterial-Induced Immunity in HIV-Infected and Uninfected Individuals to Inform Tuberculosis Vaccine Design (R01)
NIAID (PAR-16-254)
Application Due Dates: September 6, 2016; September 6, 2017; September 6, 2018

More Funding Opportunities...

NIH-Led Team Discovers New HIV Vaccine Target.  NIAID News Release.

HIV Decline Falls Short of U.S. 5-Year Goal.  MedlinePlus.

Eliminating HIV is possible; UCLA, Danish researchers explain how.  UCLA Newsroom.

HIV testing during early infection may reduce new cases in high-risk communities.  Medical Xpress.

Same-day initiation of antiretroviral therapy for HIV patients may lead to better health outcomes.  News Medical.
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