The Establishment and Control of Viral Persistence

A conference organized by the HIV Dynamics and Replication Program

Wednesday, October 17 2018

01:00 pm - 01:10 pm
Eric Freed, Ph.D. (HIV Dynamics and Replication Program, National Cancer Institute)

Welcoming Remarks

01:10 pm - 01:50 pm
John Mellors, M.D. (Endowed Chair for Elimination of HIV and AIDS, University of Pittsburgh)

How does HIV persist on ART and what can we do about it?

01:50 pm - 02:30 pm
Guido Silvestri, M.D. (Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University School of Medicine)

Role of CD8+ lymphocytes in HIV and SIV persistence

02:30 pm - 03:10 pm
Bill Sugden, Ph.D. (McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison)

How Epstein-Barr virus and Kaposi's sarcoma herpesvirus persist in lymphoid infections

03:10 pm - 03:40 pm
03:40 pm - 04:20 pm
Blossom Damania, Ph.D. (University of North Carolina School of Medicine)

KSHV: Immune evasion and persistence

04:20 pm - 05:00 pm
Carla Saleh, Ph.D. (Institut Pasteur)

Small RNA pathways and virus persistence in mosquitoes

05:00 pm - 05:40 pm
John Schiller, Ph.D. (Laboratory of Cellular Oncology, National Cancer Institute)

HPV vaccines: Inducing persistent antibodies to prevent a persistent oncogenic infection

05:40 pm - 05:45 pm
Stephen Hughes, Ph.D. (HIV Dynamics and Replication Program, National Cancer Institute)

Closing remarks