CFAR Scientific Symposium

2002 CFAR Scientific Symposium: HIV Pathogenesis--Back to Basics

The 2002 symposium focused on new developments in basic biological research in HIV.

Keynote Address

  • Cellular Factors and HIV Budding
    Wes Sundquist, MD, University of Utah

Biology of Viral Entry

  • A New Approach to Studying Fusion of HIV Virions in Primary Lymphoid Tissue
    Warner C. Greene, MD, PhD, Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology
  • Molecular Determinants of HIV Env that Modulate Virus Entry and Transmission
    Eric Hunter, PhD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • New Insights into Chemokine Receptor Interactions from CD4-Independent Isolates of HIV
    James A. Hoxie, MD, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
  • Envelope-receptor Interactions of Pathogenic Viral Variants
    Dana Gabuzda, MD, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

Early Intracellular Events in the HIV Life Cycle

  • Vif and the Inhibition of Anti-HIV Resistance
    Michael H. Malim, MD, Guy's, King's and St. Thomas' School of Medicine, King's College London
  • Immediate Early Events in HIV Infection
    Didier Trono, MD, Department of Genetics and Microbiology, Centre Medical Universitaire, Geneva, Switzerland

Later Intracellular Events in HIV Life Cycle

  • HIV cDNA Integration
    Frederic D. Bushman, PhD, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
  • Packaging and Dimerization of the HIV Genome
    Tristram Parslow, MD, PhD, Department of Pathology, UCSF
  • Yin and Yang of AIDS: Roles of N-TEF, P-TEFb, NF-k8 and Tat in HIV Transcription
    B. Matija Peterlin, MD, UCSF
  • HIV-1 Gene Regulation: Molecular Mechanisms and Targeted Inhibition
    Bryan Cullen, PhD, Duke University Medical Center; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
  • Removing the Blocks to HIV Replication in Non-Human Cells
    Nathaniel R. Landau, PhD, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
  • Assembly of Primate Lentivirus Capsids: Evidence for a Common, Energy-dependent Mechanism Requiring the Host Protein HP68
    Jaisri Lingappa, MD, PhD, University of Washington at Seattle

Interplay of the Virus and Host Cell

  • Using GFP-labeled Virions to Reveal Insights into How Dendritic Cells Enhance HIV Infectivity
    Thomas Hope, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Mimicry of CD40 by HIV Nef
    Mario Stevenson, PhD, University of Massachusetts Medical Center
  • HIV Latency: A Mammalian Model of Transcriptional Silencing
    Eric Verdin, MD, Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology