Friday Conference: “STD/HIV Training Program: Annual Potpourri”

Title: Friday Conference: “STD/HIV Training Program: Annual Potpourri”
Date:  April 25, 2014
Time: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Location: 1131 Bioinformatics (directions)

Description: This year’s annual STD/HIV Training Program Potpourri (Part 1) will feature four trainees.

Kayla Knilans
“Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Evades NOD2 Signaling Via Lytic Transglycosylases LtgA and LtgD”

Marc Potempa
“The Catalytic Activity of the HIV-1 Protease is Enhanced by RNA”

Michael Herce
“Outcomes for HIV-associated Kaposi Sarcoma Treated with Antiretroviral Therapy Plus Adjuvant Paclitaxel or Combination Chemotherapy in Rural Malawi: A Retrospective Cohort Study”

Veronica Escamilla
“Distance to Clinic and Uptake of Option B Services for the Prevention of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission (PMTCT) in Rural Zambia”


About Friday ID Conference

The Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases, Division of Infectious Disease, and Center for AIDS Research at UNC co-sponsor a weekly conference series that features distinguished clinicians and scientists from UNC, local universities, and other national and international institutions. The topics are varied and appeal to not only infectious disease specialists, but also professionals in epidemiology, public health, microbiology, biostatistics and other global health-related disciplines.

The conference takes place every Friday, September through May, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in 1131 Bioinformatics (first floor auditorium) on the UNC campus.

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