Monday, June 11th
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join us for this free scientific lecture on innovations in HIV/AIDS research, treatment, and prevention, held each year in memory of leading AIDS activist Jonathan Lax.
Past Speakers and topics included
2017 Maureen M. Goodenow, Ph.D.
NIH Associate Director for AIDS Research and Director, Office of AIDS Research
International AIDS efforts as well as information pertaining to combination prevention trials funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).
2016 Dr. James Hoxie
Director, University of Pennsylvania Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
Viral and cellular aspects of HIV and SIV entry into cells, HIV/SIV pathogenesis, mechanisms of viral resistance to host immune responses, and neutralizing antibodies.
2015 Robert Siliciano, M.D
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
The discovery of the presence of CD4+ T-cells in HIV-infected patients, thus creating a latent reservoir that and how that presented a major challenge in finding a cure.
Check back as we announce this year’s speaker!