UW/Fred Hutch CFAR Weekly eNews



FEBRUARY 19, 2016


February 23, 8-9:30am: PHSKC HIV/STD Program Clinical Conference: Biofilms and BV
David Fredricks, MD, Location: Harborview Ninth and Jefferson Building Room 1107

February 25, 4-5pm: Pathobiology Seminar:
The long and the short of it: heterogeneity and asymmetry in mycobacteria
Bree Aldridge, PhD, Location: Orin Smith Auditorium, UW SLU

March 1, 9-10am: Webinar: PrEP Uptake and Adherence Among Black Men Who Have Sex With Men
Christopher Hucks-Ortiz, MPH; Darrell Wheeler, PhD; Sheldon Fields, PhD; LaRon Nelson, PhD

March 1, 3-4pm: VIDD Seminar:
Michael Wu, PhD, Location: M1-A303/305/307, Fred Hutch

March 3, 2-3pm: CFAR Cure SWG Seminar: Characterizing HIV Reservoirs: Towards an HIV Cure
Sarah Palmer, PhD, Location: SZE Conference Room, Fred Hutch

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 15, 8-9am: AIDS Clinical Conference: CROI Update
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

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

DREAMS Innovation Challenge
PEPFAR, Gates Foundation, et al (RFA)
Application Due Date: March 28, 2016

Collaboration Innovation Awards
Application Due Date: April 3, 2016

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

More Funding Opportunities...


Progress toward an HIV cure highlighted in special issue of AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.  Press Release.

'Let's Talk About PrEP' Targets Black Women For HIV Prevention.  NBC News.

Vaginal Ring Trial Results a Big Draw at HIV Meeting.  Medscape.

HIV-infected vaginal cells do not transmit HIV if plasma viral load is undetectable, researchers find.  aidsmap.

New research could help improve HIV/AIDS therapies.  Medical Xpress.

Testing Porn Stars Isn't Stopping HIV.  Bloomberg.
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