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 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