PROGRAM DAY BY DAY

06:00 – 06:45 PM – Opening Lecture « Tribute to Timothy Ray Brown »

 

06:00 – 06:15 PM – Welcoming message

David MARGOLIS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, USA

Mario STEVENSON, University of Miami – Miller School of Medicine, Miami, USA

 

06:15- 06:45 PM – Lessons learned from allogeneic stem cell transplantation in HIV+ patients – Gero Hütter, Berlin, GER

 

07:00 PM – Welcome dinner

08:00 – 10:00 AM Session 1: Basic Science of HIV Persistence

Moderators: Maria Salgado, Barcelona – SPA, Nancy Archin, Chapell Hill – USA

1st lecturer: Consequences of Sequencing HIV – Sarah Palmer, Sydney – AUS

+ 7 oral communications

 

10:00 – 10:30 AM Break

 

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Session 2: In Vitro and Animal Model Studies of HIV Persistence

Moderators: Ann Chahroudi, Yerkes – USA, Afam Okoye, Beaverton – USA

1st lecturer: CCR5 blockade in HIV cure – Jonah B. Sacha, Beaverton, USA

+ 7 oral communications

 

12:30 – 02:00 PM – Lunch

 

02:00 – 04:00 PM – Session 3: Virology of HIV Persistence

Moderators: Ya Chi Ho, Yale – USA, Mary Kearney, Frederick – USA

1st lecturer: Varying Susceptibility of HIV-1 to Type 1 Interferon Inhibition During Infection  – Beatrice Hahn, Philadelphia, USA

+ 7 oral communications

 

 

04:00 – 07:30 PM – Poster session & free evening dinner

08:00 – 10:00 AM Session 4: Immunology of HIV Persistence

Moderators: Katharine Bar, Philadelphia – USA, Bradley Jones, New York – USA

1st lecturer: HIV persistence and NK cells  – Michaela Muller-Trutwin, Paris, France

+ 7 oral communications

 

10:00 – 10:30 AM Break

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Session 5:  Drug Discovery Development & pharmacology

Moderators: Jan Van Luzen, London – GB, TBC

1st lecturer: IAP inhibitors to induce HIV expression-  Richard Dunham, Chapel Hill, USA

+ 7 oral communications

 

12:30 – 02:00 PM –  Lunch

 

02:00 – 04:00 PM – Session 6: Cell & gene therapies

Moderators: Javier Martinez-Picado, Badalona – ESP, Paula Cannon, Los Angeles – USA

1st lecturer: It’s a mountain not a hill: Progress made in realizing AAV-delivered inhibitors for an HIV cure – Mathew Gardner, Jupiter, USA

+ 7 oral communications

04:00 – 07:30 PM – Poster session & free evening dinner

08:00 – 10:00 AM Session 7: Human Studies

Moderators: TBC

1st lecturer: Challenges and Advances in Identification and Immune Targeting of HIV-Infected Cells: Implications for HIV Cure Therapies – Timothy Henrich, San Francisco, USA

+ 7 oral communications

 

10:00 – 10:30 AM Break

 

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Session 8: Antibody & Immune based therapies

Moderators: Marina Caskey, Rockefeller – USA, Michael Farzan, San Diego – USA

1st lecturer: Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies for HIV Prevention, Therapy and Cure: 3BNC117 & 10-1074 Studies – Marina Caskey, New York , USA

+ 7 oral communications

 

12:30 – 01:00 PM –  Closing ceremony