Monthly Seminar Series

February CFAR Seminar: Xu Yu with ESI Speaker Zichong Li + CFAR Spotlight on HARC

Cure of HIV-1 Infection: Lessons Learnt from Elite Controllers

Keynote Speaker

Cure of HIV-1 Infection: Lessons learnt from Elite Controllers

Dr. Xu Yu is a core member of the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, an Associate Professor of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. She’s an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation. Her laboratory focuses on understanding molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in the immune control of viral infection. Her work on viral reservoir profiles in HIV elite controllers was selected as one of the nine runners-up to the 2020 breakthrough of the year by Science magazine.

ESI Speaker

Systematic mapping of genetic interaction networks identifies a nucleosomal modification complex for silencing HIV

CFAR Science Spotlight: The HARC Center

HIV Accessory & Regulatory Complexes Center



HIV integration and viral persistence

Latency disruption, biological sex and the HIV reservoir

Harnessing Tat-dependent Transcriptional Rewiring to Develop Dual-acting Latency Reversing and Promoting Agents