Friday Morning Conference: Duke Vaccine and Trials Unit: Past, Present and Future

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.

When Jan 04, 2019
from 08:30 AM to 09:30 AM
Where Medical Biomolecular Research Building (MBRB) G202
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"Duke Vaccine and Trials Unit: Past, Present and Future"

Emmaneul (Chip) Walter, MD, is a professor of pediatrics and the director of the Duke Vaccine and Trials Unit. His immunization research focuses on Phase 1, 2, and 3 vaccine trials including pandemic and seasonal influenza virus, respiratory virus, rotavirus, HPV, conjugate pneumococcal and meningococcal vaccines as well as vaccines for biodefense and emerging pathogens. He also studies novel vaccine delivery systems, vaccine utilization and vaccine safety.

Tony Moody, MD, is an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, and an assistant professor of immunology at Duke University Medical Center. He is the director of the Laboratory of B cell Immunotechnology at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute (DHVI). His research focuses on understanding the B cell response during the earliest stages of HIV infection. The lab has become a resource for human phenotyping, flow characterization, staining and analysis at DHVI. Dr. Moody also serves as the chief medical officer for DHVI and the director of the CHAVI DHVI Repository.

Refreshments will be served

About Friday Morning Conference

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 Dr. Arlene Seña or Kathy James.

Can't attend Friday Morning Conference in person? Check out the live stream at https://meet.lync.com/adminliveunc-ad/med_oisvtc.smb/688NMPWY

Did you miss Friday Morning Conference? Don't worry! Past presentations can be accessed at http://unccfar.org/friday-morning-conference-podcasts/




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