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Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Do you have an HIV/AIDS research project that could benefit from having a full-time statistics graduate student work on over the summer, and are you willing to co-mentor the student with a faculty statistician? 
The Duke CFAR is sponsoring two summer internships for graduate students to work on...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Dr. Jack Stapleton, Professor of Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine & Microbiology at the University of Iowa.
"Identification of new mechanisms used by RNA viruses to modulate T cell activation"
May 13, 2016
8:30 - 9:30 a.m.1131 Bioinformatics Bldg
UNC Campus
Friday, April 8, 2016
The Overbaugh lab has a long-standing interest in understanding the mechanisms of HIV-1 transmission and pathogenesis. Previously, the lab has shown that there is a genetic bottleneck in the viruses that are transmitted between heterosexual partners, leading to selection of just one or a few HIV...
Friday, April 8, 2016
Dr. Melissa Watt, Assistant Research Professor of Global Health and Associate Director of the SBS Core, received funding from NIAID to examine postpartum HIV care engagement in the context of Option B+ in Tanzania (R21 AI124344). Under Option B+, the new approach for prevention of mother to child...
Thursday, April 7, 2016
HIV can defeat efforts to cripple it with CRISPR gene-editing technology, researchers say. And the very act of editing — involving snipping at the virus’s genome — may introduce mutations that help it to resist attack.
At least half a dozen papers over the past three years have explored using the...
Monday, April 4, 2016
CFAR Small Grant Request for Proposals April 2016
Submission process and guidelines - PDF
Application checklist - DOC
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Bronwyn Myers of the South African Medical Research Council will be speaking on TOWARDS NARROWING THE TREATMENT GAP FOR SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS IN CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
Dr. Bronwyn Myers is a Chief Specialist Scientist in the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research Unit of the South African Medical...
Thursday, March 24, 2016
CFAR Member Lance Okeke is representing Duke with his project, Defining HIV Transmitted Drug Resistance Trends in North Carolina with Phylogenetics
https://www.dtmi.duke.edu/news/collaborative-grants-encourage-unc-and-duke-researchers-leave-rivalry-court
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
'Natural resistance' to HIV in sex workers in Kenya guided vaccine research strategy
Two pioneering researchers in the HIV-AIDS field are among this year's winners of the prestigious Canada Gairdner Awards.
http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/gairdner-awards-1.3503719
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
AOA elects a small number of fellows each year who exemplify the qualities of scholastic performance, leadership, fairness in dealing with colleagues, compassion for others, integrity of character, and service to the school and community at large. Membership in AOA is a distinction that accompanies...

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