Friday Morning Conference: "Identification of new mechanisms used by RNA viruses to modulate T cell activation"

This week's Friday Morning Conference will feature Jack Stapleton, MD, professor of infectious diseases, internal medicine and microbiology, and, director of the Levitt Center for Viral Pathogenesis at the University of Iowa. His talk is titled "Identification of new mechanisms used by RNA viruses to modulate T cell activation"

When May 13, 2016
from 08:30 AM to 09:30 AM
Where 1131 Bioinformatics
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Jack Stapleton, MD, is a professor of infectious diseases, internal medicine and microbiology as well as the director of the Levitt Center for Viral Pathogenesis at the University of Iowa. Dr. Stapleton's research interests focus on the molecular biology, epidemiology and effects of co-infection of hepatitis C virus (HCV), human GB virus type C (HGBV - also called hepatitis G virus), and the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In addition, he has clinical studies underway related to antiviral therapy and the management and therapy of HIV, hepatitis C virus, and GBV-C.

Refreshments will be served.

The Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases, Division of Infectious Diseases, 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. For more information, or to suggest a speaker, please contact the conference coordinator, Kathy James.