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Seminar:Recent Advances in humanized mouse models for biomedical Research

11:30 am, Thursday, 21 September 2017
Seminar Room 4, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road

Speakers: Dr J. Victor Garcia-Martinez
Dr Angela Walh  


Center for AIDS Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, U.S.A.


Seminar:HLA-E revisited

11:00 a.m., June 2, 2017
Mrs Chen Yang Foo Oi Telemedicine Centre, 2/F, Room A2-08, William M.W. Mong Block,
21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulaml

Speaker: Prof. Sir Andrew McMichael

Professor, Fellow of the Royal Society and of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

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Seminar:Revolutionizing Medical Treatment through Optimized mRNA

5:30pm, Tuesday, February 23, 2017,L5-36 5/F, Laboratory Block
21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

Speaker: Dr. Franz-Werner

Chief Corporate Officer, CureVac, Germany

 

Seminar:Harnessing Viruses for Human Health

12:00 noon, Tuesday, September 6, 2016,Conference Room 004, G/F,

University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital

Speaker: Dr. Ling Chen

Professor, Deputy Executive Director State Key Lab of Respiratory Disease Guangzhou Medical University, China

 

 

Seminar: PAP-derived vaccine for the treatment of Prostate Cancer

11:00am, Monday, August 29, 2016, Seminar Room 4, G/F, Laboratory Block
21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

Speaker: Dr. Stephanie McArdle
School of Science and Technology, Nottingham Trent University , UK

Seminar: Broad Neutralization as a Byproduct of Antibody
Maturation during HIV-1 Infection

11:00am, Wed, June 15, 2016, Seminar Room 7, LG/F, Laboratory Block
21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

Speaker: Professor Feng Gao
Duke University Medical Center, USA

Seminar: Artificial Neural Network Algorithms
For Biomarker Discovery And Pathway Modelling

4:00pm, Friday, November 13, 2015, Mrs Chen yang Foo Oi Telemedicine Centre(MTC),

2/F, William MW Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

Speaker: Professor Graham Ball

School of Science and Technology, Nottingham Trent University, UK

 

Seminar: Why do men develop more liver cancer than women? Transcription factors, epigenetics and beyond

11:00am, Thursday, September 17, 2015, Seminar Room 3, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

Speaker: Dr Alfred Sze-Lok Cheng

Associate Professor, School of Biomedical Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Seminar: Recent Advances in HIV Cure Research

2:00pm, Monday, September 7, 2015, Seminar Room 7, LG/F, Laboratory Block
21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

Speaker: Dr J. Victor Garcia-Martinez

Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology
UNC Center for AIDS Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, U.S.A.

 

Seminar:Is There An HIV Myeloid Reservoir? Yes, No, Maybe

3:00pm, Monday, September 7, 2015, Seminar Room 7, LG/F, Laboratory Block
21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

Speaker: Dr Ronald Swanstrom

Charles Postelle Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry
Director, UNC Center for AIDS Research, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, U.S.A.

Seminar: How to Succeed in Science Without Really Trying

11:00am, Friday, August 28, 2015 Seminar Room 4, G/F, Laboratory Block
21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

Speaker: Dr. Jonathan W. Yewdell
Chief, Cellular Biology Section Laboratory of Viral Diseases
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Seminar: Genomic and Proteomic Analysis of Prostate Cancer Cells Undergoing Epithelial

to Mesenchymal Transition

11:00am, Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Seminar Room 1, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

Speaker: Professor Robert Rees

Director, The John van Geest Cancer Research CentreNottingham Trent University, U.K.

Seminar:HIV and HCV Infection of the Central Nervous System: New Insights and Implications

4:00pm, Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Seminar Room 4, G/F, Laboratory Block 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

Speaker: Prof. Johnny He

Associate Dean and Professor, University of North Texas Health Science Center Fort Worth, Texas

Seminar:Functional and Quantitative Phosphoproteomics in Study of Plant Hormone Ethylene Signaling

3:00pm, Thursday, May 14, 2015, Seminar Room 7, LG1/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

Speaker: Prof. Ning Li

Division of Life Science The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Seminar: Viral Based Immunotheraphy to Treat Cancer and Infectious Diseases 

3:00pm, Friday, December 19, 2014, Seminar Room 4, G/F, Laboratory Block
21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

Speaker: Dr Romain Micol
Business Development Director (China) , Transgene S.A., France

Distinguished Lecture:  Structural and functional characterization of antibody recognition in convalescent Humans from highly pathogenic Avian influenza H5N1 infection.

Date: Friday, Sept 19, 2014, Time: 1:00 pm,

Venue:Seminar Room 1, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulamoon

Speaker:  Prof. Linqi Zhang

Professor and Vice Dean, School of Medicine, Tsinghua University

RGC CRF Seminar:  The use of RNA sequencing in biomedical and biological sciences

Time: 11:00 am, Date : Thursday, Sept 18, 2014

Venue:Mrs Chen Yang Foo Oi Telemedicine Centre, 2/F, William MW Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

Speaker:  Dr. TSUI Kwok-Wing Stephen

Professor in the School of Biomedical Sciences, Head of the Division of Genomics and Bioinformatics;

Directors of the Hong Kong Bioinformatics Centre and Centre for Microbial Genomics and Proteomics in the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

Seminar:Engineering Broad and Potent HIV-1 Neutralizing Antibodies

Time: 11:00 am, Date : Monday, Sept 15, 2014

Venue:Seminar Room 3, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

Speaker: Dr Yaoxing Huang

The Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Centre

Seminar: Study on Screening of High-risk Population of AIDS and Treatment and Prevention of Acute HIV Infection

Time: 1:00 pm, Date : Friday, Aug 8, 2014

Venue:Seminar Room 1, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

Speaker: Dr Xiaofan Lu,

STD & HIV Research Laboratory , Department of Infectious Diseases,
Beijing You'an Hospital, Capital Medical University

Seminar: Nonhuman Primate Model oftale of HIV-associated Neuropathogenesis

Time: 4:00 pm, Date : Friday, Junr 27, 2014

Venue:MTC Telemedicine Centre 2/F, William MW Mong Block 21 Sassoon Road

Speaker: Professor Cecilia Cheng-Mayer

The Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Centre

Seminar: A tale of two cells: pDC and Treg in HIV, HBV and HCV immunopathogenesis and therapy

Time: 4:00 pm, Date : Friday, May 16, 2014

Venue:Seminar Room 6, LG1, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam

Speaker: Professor Lishan Su
Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, School of Medicine
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

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Seminar: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis with Antiretroviral Agents to Prevent HIV Infection –Where We Are and Where We Hope To Be

Time: 10:30.am, Date: Monday, March 24, 2014
Venue: Conference Room 53, 9th G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: M.D. Martin Markowitz

Clinical Directtor, Staff Investigtor &Professor

The Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center Rockefeller University, New York, USA

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Seminar: Suicide genes as potential adjuvants for DNA vaccines and a novel challenge model to evaluate the efficacy of hepatitis C virus vaccines in mice

Time: 3p.m., Date:Monday, January 13, 2014
Venue: Seminar Room 3, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Dr. Wenbo Yu,

Research Officer, Discipline of Surgery, The Basil Hetzel Institute, The University of Adelaide.

Seminar: 雲南省愛滋病流行狀況, ART和PMTCT進展

Time: 4p.m., Date: Friday, September 27, 2013
Venue: Seminar Room 3, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: 周曾全,

主任醫師, 雲南藍天愛滋病防治中心.

All are welcome | Free admission

 

Seminar: Re-evaluate the Roles of DNA Immunization for HIV Vaccine Development

Time: 2p.m., Date: Thursday, September 19, 2013
Venue: Seminar Room 1, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Dr. Shan LU

Professor, Department of Medicine, UMASS Medical School, USA.

For more information, please view the seminar poster.

 

Public Lecture by HKU-AIDS Institute, HKU-Pasteur Research Pole and Hong Kong Advisory Council on AIDS: "Challenges of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care & Treatment in the 21st Century"

Time: 1:15p.m., Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Cheung Kung Hai Conference Centre, William MW Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Prof. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi,

Director, Regulation of Retroviral Infections Unit, Institut Pasteur, France; Recipient of 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine.

For more information, please view the lecture poster.

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Seminar: Further Development of Human Antibodies against HIV and Influenza Viruses

Time: 2p.m., Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Venue: Seminar Room 4, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Dr. Paul Zhou,

Professor and Unit Chief, Institute Pasteur of Shanghai, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.

Seminar: The Genetics and Biology of Nicotine Dependence

Time: 4 p.m., Date: Friday, January 18, 2013
Venue: Seminar Room 4, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Ming D. Li, PhD,

Jean and Ronald Butcher Distinguished Professor, Head of Neurobiology Section & Vice Chair for Research, Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, University of Virginia School of Medicine, USA.

 

 

Seminar: Engineered Antibody Domains as Candidate Therapeutics and Diagnostics

Time: 3p.m., Date: Monday, September 17, 2012
Venue: Seminar Room 5, LG-1, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Dr. Dimiter Dimitrov,

Head, Protein Interaction Group, Senior Investigator of the CCR Nanobiology Program, Center for Cancer Research, USA.

Seminar: The Effort on Discovery and Optimization of New Chemical Agents that Inhibit Non-replicating and Replicating Mtb

Time: 3p.m., Date: Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Venue: Seminar Room 4, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Dr. Gang LIU,

Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, Chair of Department, Department of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Medicine, Tsinghua University.

Seminar: Exploring Connectivity in HIV Epidemiology Studies

Time: 11a.m., Date: Monday, February 20, 2012
Venue: Conference Room 004, G/F, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hosptial
Speaker: Dr. Shui Shan LEE,

Professor of Infectious Diseases, Stanley Ho Centre for Emerging Infectious Diseases (CEID) and Department of Microbiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Seminar: Behavioral and Molecular Evidence for a Feedback Interaction between Addictive Substances and HIV Viral Proteins

Time: 11a.m., Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Venue: Seminar Room 4, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Dr. Sulie L. CHANG,

Director, Institute of NeuroImmune Pharmacology; Professor, Biological Sciences/Neuroscience, Seton Hall University, NJ, U.S.A.

 

Seminar: Antibody Profiling, Epitope Mapping and Vaccine Design Based on Yeast Surface Display System

Time: 3 p.m., Date: Thursday, December 15, 2011
Venue: Seminar Room 4, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Professor Linqi ZHANG,

Director/Professor, Institute of Human Virology, Comprehensive AIDS Research Center, School of Medicine, Tsinghua University; Director/Professor, AIDS Research Center, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Peking Union Medical College

All are welcome | Free admission

Seminar: Optimizing Antiretroviral Therapy in HIV-infected Patients

Time: 4 p.m., Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Venue: Seminar Room 1, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Dr. Man-po LEE,

Associate Consultant, Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital

All are welcome | Free admission

Seminar: Advances in HIV-1 Vaccine Development

Time: 4 p.m., Date: Monday, October 24, 2011
Venue: Seminar Room 1, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Sandhya Vasan, M.D.,

Clinical Trial Physician, United States Military HIV Research Program, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand

All are welcome | Free admission

Seminar: A Novel Fusion Gene TRIMCyp in Pig-tailed Macaque determines its Susceptibility to HIV-1 Infection

Time: 4:30 p.m., Date: Monday, August 15, 2011
Venue: Seminar Room 7, LG-1, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Dr. Yong-Tang ZHENG,

Professor, Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Seminar: From Alzheimer's Disease Research to Understand other Neurodegeneration leading to Dementia: The Common Modes of Neurodegeneration

Time: 4:00 p.m., Date: Friday, June 24, 2011
Venue: Seminar Room 4, Ground Floor, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Dr. Raymond Chuen-Chung CHANG,

Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, HKU; Secretary, Alzheimer's Disease Research Network, HKU

Seminar: System Biology to Decipher Protective Immune Feature during HIV Infection

Time: 3:00 p.m., Date: Friday, May 27, 2011
Venue: Seminar Room 4, Ground Floor, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Dr. Jianqing XU, M.D., Ph.D.,,

Professor, Fudan University, China

Seminar: Special Features of 2009-pandemic HA and NA

Time: 4:00 p.m., Date: Friday, April 29, 2011
Venue: Seminar Room 4, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Professor George Fu GAO,

Vice President, Beijing Institutes of Life Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) & Director and Professor, CAS Key Laboratory of Pathogenic Microbiology and Immunology, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

 

Seminar: Challenges of HIV/AIDS at the Bench, in the Clinic, and from the Field (Joint Seminar Organized by the ITC, CUHK, and HKU)

Time: 5:30 p.m., Date: Thursday, April 28, 2011
Venue: Shaw Auditorium, Postgraduate Education Centre, Prince of Wales Hospital
Speaker: Dr. David Ho,

Director of Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, NY & Irene Diamond Professor at the Rockefeller University, NY. Time Magazine "Man of the Year" 1996.

Seminar: How Vaccine Adjuvants can be used to Build Protective Immune Responses

Time: 2:00 p.m., Date: Monday, January 17, 2011
Venue: Seminar Room 7, LG-1, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Professor Nikolai Petrovsky,

Director of Endocrinology and Professor of Flinders University, Australia

 

Seminar: Immunization against AIDS Viruses in Primates: Correlates of Protection

Time: 2:00 p.m., Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Venue: Seminar Room 7, LG-1, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Ruth M. Ruprecht, M.D., Ph.D.,

Ruth M. Ruprecht, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA

Seminar Jointly Presented by the AIDS Institute and the Research Centre of Infection and Immunology: "NeuroAIDS: A Tango of HIV and the Host"

Time: 5:00 p.m., Date: Friday, November 19, 2010
Venue: Conference Room 004, G/F, University Pathology Building, Queen Mary Hospital
Speaker: Dr. Shilpa J. Buch,

Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience, University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA

All are welcome | Free admission

Seminar: Cross-reactive HIV-1-Neutralizing Human Monoclonal Antibodies - Candidate Therapeutics and Implications for Design of Vaccine Immunogens

Time: 11:00 a.m., Date: Monday, November 8, 2010
Venue: Seminar Room 3, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Dr. Dimiter Dimitrov,

Head, Protein Interaction Group, Senior Investigator of the CCR Nanobiology Program, Center for Cancer Research, USA

 

Seminar: Develop Engineered Human Monoclonal Antibodies against HIV-1 and Influenza Viruses

Time: 4:15 p.m., Date: Monday, September 6, 2010
Venue: Seminar Room 3, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Dr. Paul Zhou,

Professor and Unit Chief of Anti-Viral Immunity and Genetic Therapy Unit, Institute Pasteur of Shanghai, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China

All are welcome | Free admission

Seminar: HIV Interactions with Dendritic Cells

Time: 2:00 p.m., Date: Monday, August 9, 2010
Venue: Seminar Room 3, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Dr. Li Wu,

Associate Professor, Center for Retrovirus Research, The Ohio State University, USA

Seminar: Immunopathogenesis of HIV-HBV Co-infection

Time: 2:00 p.m., Date: Thursday, April 1, 2010
Venue: Seminar Room 1, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Professor Sharon Lewin,

Professor and Director of Infectious Diseases, Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Australia

All are welcome | Free admission

Seminar: Inhalation Drug Delivery for Lung Diseases and Vaccination

Time: 10:00 a.m., Date: Thursday, December 17, 2009
Venue: Seminar Room 4, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Prof Hak-Kim Chan (CV and List of Publications),

Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Sydney, Australia

All are welcome | Free admission

World AIDS Day Lecture: Stop AIDS. Keep the Promise.

Time: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m., Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Venue: Global Lounge, G/F, Swire Building, HKU Main Campus, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
Speaker: Dr Zhiwei Chen,

Director, HKU - AIDS Institute

All are welcome | Free admission

Seminar: Overview of HIV Strategy at GSK

Time: 3:00 p.m., Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Venue: Seminar Room 7, LG1/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Dr Jinzi Wu

Vice President and Head, HIV Drug Performance Unit, Infectious Diseases Center of Excellence for Drug Discovery, GlaxoSmithKline, RTP, NC, USA

All are welcome | Free admission

Research Seminar: Antibody-dependent enhancement of lung damage in Chinese macaque infected with pathogenic SARS-CoV

Date: Friday, November 6, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 6, LG1/F, Laboratory Block, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Speaker: Haibo Wang, PhD, HKU-AIDS Institute

All are welcome | Free admission

Seminar: Alcohol and Cannabinoids: Implications for HIV-infected Patients

Time: 10:00 a.m., Date: Friday, October 9, 2009
Venue: Seminar Room 4, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Patricia Molina

MD, PhD, Professor & Head, Department of Physiology, Louisiana State Universith Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA

Abstract

All are welcome | Free admission

Co-organised by the AIDS Institute & the Research Center of Infection and Immunology

Research Seminar: Early Events of SARS-CoV Infection in Chinese Macaques

Date: Friday, September 18, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 4, G/F, Laboratory Block, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Speaker: Dr Li Liu

Research Assistant Professor, HKU-AIDS Institute

All are welcome | Free admission

Research Seminar: Identification & Characterization of a Native Isoform of Human PD-1

Date: Friday, September 4, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 4, G/F, Laboratory Block, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Speaker: Dr Henggui Liu

Post-doctoral Fellow, HKU-AIDS Institute

All are welcome | Free admission

Seminar: Treatment of Simian AIDS with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Time: 4:00 p.m., Date: Monday, June 29, 2009

Venue: Seminar Room 7, LG1/F, Laboratory Block, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speakers: Professor Lu Yaozeng & Professor Wu Xiaoxian,

Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences

Seminar: Clinical AIDS@24 in Hong Kong

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, Date: Thursday, May 21, 2009
Venue: Seminar Room 4, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Dr Ka Hing Wong,

Consultant Physician, Special Preventive Programme, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Hong Kong

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Seminar: HIV/AIDS & International Research Opportunities at the National Institute on Drug Abuse, NIH

Time: 2:00 p.m., Date: Friday, April 17, 2009
Venue: Seminar Room 6, LG1/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speakers: Dr David Shurtleff,

Director, Division of Basic Neuroscience and Behavioral Research, NIDA, NIH
Speakers: Dr Diane Lawrence,

Associate Director, AIDS Research Program, NIDA, NIH

Seminar: The Origins of Epidemic AIDS Viruses

Time: 2:00 p.m., Date: Thursday, January 15, 2009
Venue: Seminar Room 7, LG1/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Professor Preston Marx,

Professor and Chair of Division of Microbiology, Interim Director of Center for Infectious Disease, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Tulane University, USA (download Prof Marx's full CV)

Seminar: Non-human primate models for HIV/AIDS Research?

Time: 2:00 p.m., Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Venue: Seminar Room 3, G/F, Laboratory Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam
Speaker: Professor Preston Marx,

Professor and Chair of Division of Microbiology, Interim Director of Center for Infectious Disease, Tulane National Primate Research Center, Tulane University, USA (download Prof Marx's full CV)

Public Lecture: Threats Posed by the AIDS Pandemic

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Date: Thursday, December 4, 2008
Venue: Rayson Huang Theatre, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road
Speaker: Dr David D Ho,

Scientific Director and Chief Executive Officer, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, Rockefeller University, USA

Dean of Medicine Professor SP Lee (right) presents a souvenir to Dr David Ho in appreciation of his inspiring lecture

Seminar: Identification and Characterization of Cross-Reactive HIV-1-Neutralizing Human Monoclonal Antibodies

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Date: Friday, October 31, 2008
Venue: Seminar Room 3, G/F, Laboratory Block, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Speaker: Dr Mei-Yun Zhang,

Scientist, Protein Interactions, Center for Cancer Research Nanobiology Program, National Cancer Institute at Frederick, National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA

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Seminar: HIV-1 gp41 Fusion Intermediate: A Target for HIV Therapeutics & Vaccines

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Venue: Seminar Room 3, G/F, Laboratory Block, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Speaker: Dr Shibo Jiang,

Head, Laboratory of Viral Immunology, The Lindsley F Kimball Research Institute, New York Blood Center, USA

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Seminar: How can we develop an effective microbicide?

Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Venue: Seminar Room 4, G/F, Laboratory Block, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Speaker: Dr Allen Zhiwei Wu

Professor & Director, Center for Public Health Research, Nanjing University, China

Abstract

Seminar: Mechanistic Basis for HIV-1 Coreceptor Switch

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Date: Friday, September 26, 2008
Venue: Seminar Room 7, LG1/F, Laboratory Block, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Speaker: Professor Cecilia Cheng-Mayer,

Aaron Diamond Professor and Staff Investigator, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, USA

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Seminar: Impact of HIV on T Cell Repertoire

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Date: Monday, July 21, 2008
Venue: Seminar Room 5, LG1/F, Laboratory Block, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Speaker: Dr Paul Baum,

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine, University of California San Francisco, USA

Abstract

Seminar: Advance in DNA and siRNA Delivery in vitro & in vivo

Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m., Date: Thursday, May 15, 2008
Venue: Seminar Room 3, G/F, Laboratory Block, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Speaker: Dr Alain Cuzange

R&D and Business Manager, Polyplus-transfection Company, France

Polyplus-transfection Company is a French life science company dedicated to the development and marketing of transfection reagents. Its technology focuses on linear jetPEI, which is non-toxic and highly efficient, and can be used in protein, antibody as well as gene, siRNA delivery. In vivo jetPEI is widely used in clinical trials for gene therapy.

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Seminar: Facilitated Antigen Presentation in Electroporation-mediated DNA Vaccination

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2008
Venue: Seminar Room 4, G/F, Laboratory Block, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Speaker: Prof Yuhong Xu,

Associate Dean, School of Pharmacy, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

About the speaker: Professor Yuhong Xu obtained her BS in Electrical Engineering from Peking University in 1990, and PhD in Biophysical Sciences from State University of New York at Buffalo in 1996. She had been a postgraduate researcher at the School of Pharmacy in University of California San Francisco, a post-doctoral researcher at Chrion Corporation (now part of Novartis AG), and a senior scientist at Merck Research Laboratories, before returning to China in 2000. She joined Shanghai Jiaotong University (SJTU) and was appointed as the Assistant Dean and then the Associate Dean of its newly founded School of Pharmacy. Currently she is Head of the Molecular Pharmaceutics Lab in the School of Pharmacy and the Director of Molecular Imaging in SJTU Med-X Research Institute.

Seminar: HIV and the Brain

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Date: Friday, April 25, 2008
Venue: Seminar Room 4, G/F, Laboratory Block, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Speaker: Dr Ian Everall,

Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Diego, USA

 

Seminar: The Natural History of Dendritic Cells in Peripheral Lymphoid Organs of Mice

Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Venue: Seminar Room 3, G/F, Laboratory Block, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Speaker: Dr Kang Liu,

Research Associate, Laboratory of Molecular Immunology, The Rockefeller University, USA About the speaker: Dr Kang Liu obtained her PhD from the Rockefeller University with Dr Ralph Steinman in 2004. She then joined the University's Laboratory of Molecular Immunology as a post-doctoral associate and became a research associate in 2007 working with Dr Michel Nussenzweig in the field of dendritic cells' interaction with T cells and natural history of dendritic cells respectively. Dr Liu has published many papers in renowned journals including the Nature Immunology. Click here to view Dr Liu's CV. Abstract

Workshop: HIV/AIDS after 25 Years of Research

Date: Friday, February 22, 2008
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Seminar Room 6, LG1/F, Laboratory Block, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Speaker: Dr Zhiwei Chen, Director, HKU-AIDS Institute

 

Briefing cum Grant Skills Training Workshop of the 2016

Open Call for the Health and Medical Research Fund

Session 1:       

Date: 7 January 2017 (Saturday)
Time: 14:00 – 17:00
Venue: Lecture Theatre, V322
  3/F, Jockey Club Innovation Tower (Block V)
  The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
   

Session 2:

Date:  14 January 2017 (Saturday)
Time: 14:00 – 17:00
Venue: LT2 – Mr and Mrs Sze Chi Ching Lecture Theatre
  4/F, Academic 1
  City University of Hong Kong
  Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong

 

 

Cent Gardes:HIV vaccine meeting

Veyrier-du-Lac(France), October 6-8,2017

 

Established in 1986 by Doctor Charles Mérieux, the ‘Cent Gardes’ symposium was one of the very first international scientific

events of its type on the subject of HIV / AIDS. This biennial symposium gathers together international speakers of the highest level:

scientific experts from public and private research, from hospitals and universities, and representatives from the health

authorities of many countries.They present their work in the field of HIV / AIDS.

The following themes are also covered: world epidemiological situation, strategies for the prevention and control of infection,

prophylactic and therapeutic vaccine approaches, diagnosis and access to care in developing countries.

 

 

Hong Kong Immunology Forum 2016

 

11:30 am - 6 pm, September 10, Saturday, 2016

Venue: Lecture Theater 1, G/F, Cheung Kung Hai Conference Centre,
William MW Mong Block, 21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

 

 

 

 

Invited Speakers:

 

中华医学会第七次全国艾滋病、病毒性丙型肝炎
暨全国热带病学术会议

 

一、 报到时间:2015年9月18日
二、 会议时间:2015年9月19日-20日开会,9月20日撤离。
三、 报到地点:深圳中海凯骊酒店
:深圳市龙岗区大运路168号(近如意路)
Hotel Tel:0755-89899888

This Forum will be conducted in Putonghua and English

 

 

 

 

 
Hong Kong Immunology Forum 2015

 

August 5, 2015, Wednesday, 12:00-18:00

 

 

Venue: Lecture Theater 1,G/F,

CKH Conference Centre,

William MW Mog Block,

LKS Faculty of Medicine Building,

The University of Hong Kong,

21 Sassoon Road, Hong Kong

 

 

Invited Speakers:

 

 

Poster and Oral presentation

 

Award Ceremony

 

Feature

 

 

 

 

十二五重大专项—创新型HIV粘膜疫苗” 2014年总结讨论会议
艾滋病免疫防治及功能治愈新策略研讨会

 

Date: 24-25 December 2014

Time: 14:00-17:00 (24 Dec), 09:00-13:00 (25 Dec)

Venue:GIBH第二会议室,中科院广州生物医药与健康研究院, 广州

This Forum will be conducted in Putonghua.

 

 

 

 
HIV/AIDS Forum 2014

 

Date: 22-23 November 2014

Time: 08:30-18:00 (22 Nov), 08:30-11:00 (23 Nov)

Venue: Lecture Theatre 1, Cheung Kung Hai Conference Centre, LKS Faculty of Medicine (22 Nov)

           Seminar Room 2-3, Laboratory Block, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (23 Nov)

This Forum will be conducted in Putonghua.

 

零歧視構建健康醫療環境
第三屆京港澳台四地愛滋病論壇

主題: 
1. 中國及國際愛滋病現狀與思考
2. 兩岸四地構建健康醫療環境的經驗與挑戰
3. 構建健康醫療環境之個案管理
4. 醫療體系中出現的歧視問題與應對 — 案例討論   日期:    2014年11月 22日 (上午八時三十分 – 下午六時)             

2014年11月 23日 (上午八時三十分 – 上午十一時)
地點:    香港大學李嘉誠醫學院鍾江海會議中心一號演講廳 (22/11)              

_____香港大學李嘉誠醫學院二, 三號研討廳 (23/11)
語言:    普通話
CME points will be awarded.

 

 
 
International Symposium on Hiv/Aids -Mega Project,
Shenzhen, 2013

 

Date: 17-18 December 2013

Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm

Venue: Shenzhen third People`s Hospital

 

Hong Kong Symposium on HIV/AIDS 2012

Exploring New Ways of HIV Prevention

Cheung Kung Hai Lecture Theatre 1, 21 Sassoon Road, HKU LKS Faculty of Medicine
13 and 14 November, 2012 (Tuesday, Wednesday) 1 to 6 pm

 

With the endorsement of HKU-LKS Faculty of Medicine and the Advisory Council on AIDS of Hong Kong Government, AIDS Institute successfully hosted the Hong Kong Symposium on HIV/AIDS 2012 in collaboration with Hong Kong AIDS Foundation. Professor SP Lee, Dr. CH Leong and Dr. Susan Fan made opening remarks. Over 200 participants attended the symposium including scientists, physicians, nurses, students, government officers and AIDS activists of various non-government organizations of Hong Kong and mainland China. The honorary director of AIDS Institute, Dr. David Ho gave the keynote speech entitled “Passive Immunization for HIV Prevention”.  Other guest speakers including Drs. Robert Schooley, George Shaw, Linqi Zhang, KH Wong, Patrick Li, Xiaoping Chen, shared their latest discoveries on HIV prevention and treatment. This symposium is an in time response to the latest record high of HIV infections in Hong Kong.

 

2012

 

 

Poster

 

Program Rundown Day 1

 

Program Rundown Day 2

 

Bios of Speakers

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Inauguration of AIDS Institute, November 22, 2007

 

 

Photo album

 

Inauguration ceremony The Institute's inauguration just before the World AIDS Day on December 1, 2007, marked the University's strategic direction in the fight against the global AIDS epidemic. Officiating the ceremony were: Dr Victor Fung Kwok-King, HKU Council Chairman; Professor Lap-Chee Tsui, HKU Vice-Chancellor and President; Dr Hao Yang, Deputy Director General of the Bureau of Disease Prevention and Control, Ministry of Health, the People's Republic of China; Dr Thomas Tsang Ho-Fai, Controller of the Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, HKSAR Government; Dr David D Ho, Scientific Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, The Rockefeller University; Dr Leong Che-Hung, Chairman of Hong Kong AIDS Foundation; Professor Raymond Liang Hin-Suen, Acting Dean of HKU Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine; Professor Yuen Kwok-Yung, Chair Professor and Head of HKU Department of Microbiology; and Dr Zhiwei Chen, Director of the AIDS Institute.

 

 

Inaugural symposium on "HIV/AIDS in China: Challenges and Opportunities"

 

 

Photo album

 

Keynote speech "AIDS Epidemic and Prospects for Control"
by
Dr David D Ho, Scientific Director and Chief Executive Officer, The Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center,

The Rockefeller University

 

Lecture "HIV/AIDS: China Takes Action and Meets the Challenges"
by Dr Zunyou Wu, Director, National Center for AIDS/STD Control and Prevention,

Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Lecture “Basic and Clinical Research on HIV/AIDS in China – National 973 Programme”
by Dr Linqi Zhang, Director, AIDS Research Center, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College

 

Lecture “Challenges and Opportunities for AIDS Vaccine Research after Failure in Phase II Trial of Merck’s AIDS Vaccine”
by Dr Ling Chen, Director General, Guangzhou Institute of Biomedicine and Health, Chinese Academy of Sciences

 

Lecture “First Glimpse of the Peptide Presentation by Rhesus Macaque MHC Class I: Crystal Structure of Manu-A*01 Complexed with Two Immunogenic SIV Epitopes and Insights into CTL Escape”
by Dr George F Gao, Director, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nov 19, 2016

中国致公党中央常务副主席、中国社区卫生协会会长蒋作君教授率领的8人访问团在来香港出席活动期间,来到香港大学陈志伟教授的艾滋病研究所,共同就 “健康医疗、社区卫生发展”进行了交流。

 
 

 

 

August 5, 2015

Dr. Mathias Lichterfeld  
Infectious Disease Physician, Harvard University

Dr. Xu YU

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard University

 

 

 

June 11, 2015

Advisory Council on AIDS (ACA), Hong Kong

Delegates: Dr Fan Yun-sun, Susan, JP, Chairperson of ACA; Mr Chau Ting-leung, Marco; Mr Cheung Tat-ming, Eric;

Mr Chu Muk-wah, Daniel; Mr Fung Hing-wang, SBS, JP; Ms Ho Pik-yuk, Shara; Dr Law Yi-shu, Louise; Prof Albert Lee;

Mr Wong Chi-wai, John; Dr Shu Bo-yee, SMO(SPP); Mrs Ellen Lau, SEO(SPP); Ms Chau Siu-ping, RN(ACTS);

Dr Lee Wai-yan, Joyce, MO(SPP); Ms Choi Po-yee, Doris, SO(SPP)

 

 

 

Sep. 22, 2014

國家自然基金委員會及香港研究資助局聯合科研資助基金評審委員來訪

 

Aug 8, 2014

Delegates: Prof. Hao Wu, Dr. Tong Zhang, Dr Xiaofan Lu, STD & HIV Research Laboratory

Department of Infectious Diseases, Beijing You'an Hospital, Capital Medical University vistied the AIDS Institute of LKS Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong.

 

July 17, 2012 - China Three Gorges University, China

Delegates: A group of fifteen academic staff and two supporting staff from the China Three Gorges University, China,

vistied the AIDS Institute of LKS Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong.

May 2, 2012 - Mahidol University,

Thailand Delegates: A group of fourteen faculty members, thirteen administrative officers and two post-graduate

students from Mahidol University, Thailand, vistied the AIDS Institute of LKS Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong.

November 29, 2011

Vice-Minister of Health, Professor LIU Qian, visited the AIDS Institute of LKS Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong.

Dr. Zhiwei Chen reported to him about our Institute's effort in AIDS vaccine and microbicide research under the

12th-five-year mega project. Prof. Liu encourages us to collaborate closely with mainland scientists on upcoming research.

 

November 10, 2011

Prof. Jamboor K. Vishwanatha, Dean and Professor of Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, UNTHSC, Fort Worth,

TX, USA, visited the HKU AIDS Institute and engaged in a fruitful discussion with the Director, Dr. Zhiwei Chen, regarding

to future research collaboration.

July 26, 2011


Harbin University of Technology, China Delegates: 34 Members from The Harbin University of Technology, China.

 

June 8, 2011

China Minister of Health, Chen Zhu, visited the HKU AIDS Institute. Dr. Zhiwei Chen reported to him about our institute's

effort in AIDS vaccine and microbicide research under the national 11th-five-year mega project. Minister Chen Zhu

encourages the HKU team to collaborate more closely with mainland scientists and make major and direct contributions,

especially in the upcoming 12th-five-year mega project where HIV AIDS study is a research area of great importance.

April 30, 2011

Prof. Linqi, ZHANG--Team leader of the 11-5 year Mega Program for HIV/AIDS Mucosal Vaccine paid a visit to our Institute.

We are part of the program. During the visit, Prof. Zhang discussed with Prof. KY Yuen and Dr. Zhiwei Chen about ongoing

research collaboration and identified new areas. Sir John Irving Bell--Immunologist and geneticist resides in the UK,

President of the Academy of Medical Sciences and holds the Regius Chair of Medicine at Oxford University, UK.


November 22, 2010


INSERM, France Delegates: Professor Francoise Barre-Sinoussi, recipient of 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine, visited the AIDS Institute and had a nice discussion with our students.

November 10, 2010
Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

Delegates: Professor Jan Andersson, Vice President and Head of the Division of Infectious Diseases of Karolinska Institute;

Dr. Gunilla Norhagen, Director of International Affairs; Mr. Rune Fransson, Director of Innovation and Infrastructure


October 7, 2010
University of California, San Diego, USA

Delegate: Professor Flossie Wong-Staal, Professor Emeritus, University of California, San Diego; Founder & Chief Scientific Officer, ItherX Pharmaceuticals, Inc., U.S.A.


December 3, 2009

University of California, San Francisco, USA

Delegate: Professor Jay A Ley, Professor of Department of Medicine; Research Associate, Cancer Research Institute; Head, Laboratory for Tumor and AIDS Virus Research, School of Medicine

 


 

November 29, 2009

Shenzhen City Government, China

Delegates: Mr Wang Rong, Mayor; Mr Xu Qin, Vice Mayor for General Affairs; Mr Zhuo Qinrui, Vice Mayor;

Mr Li Ping, General Secretary; and representatives of Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office in Shenzhen


 

October 13, 2009

Ghana Government and Rural Aid Action Programme (RAAP)

Delegates: Honourable Kale Caesar, Deputy Regional Minister for Upper West Region of Ghana; Mr Evans Sinkari, Executive Director, RAAP; and Mr Emmanuel Volsuuri, Communication and Fundraising Manager


June 18, 2009

Advisory Council on AIDS (ACA), Hong Kong

Delegates: Professor Char-nie Chen, Chairman of ACA; Mr Tony Pang, Member; Dr Samuel Yu, Member; Dr Ka-hing Wong, Secretary; Mr Man-kong Wong, Senior Executive Officer of ACA Secretariat; Ms Victoria Wong and colleagues, Special Preventive Programme, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health, Hong Kong


June 6, 2009
Hong Kong AIDS Foundation (HKAF), Hong Kong

Delegates: Mr Brian Wong, Deputy Chief Executive (Programmes); Ms Alice Chui, Senior Project Officer; and volunteers of HKAF

April 28, 2009
Consulate General of the United States - Hong Kong & Macau

Delegate: Mr Russell J. Westergard, Vice Consul

April 17, 2009
National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, USA

Delegates: Dr David Shurtleff, Director, Division of Basic Neuroscience and Behavioral Research; Dr Diane Lawrence,

Associate Director, AIDS Research Program

 

May 5, 2008
Beijing University of Technology, China

Delegates: Professor Yi Zeng*, Dean of College of Life Science and Bio-engineering; Professor Zelin Li, Professor of College of Life Science and Bio-engineering
*Professor Zeng is also Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chief Scientist of National Center for AIDS/STD Control
and Prevention, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC)

August 28, 2008, Oman Medical Specialty Board, Oman

Delegates: Dr Saif Al Yaarubi, Member of the Child Health Scientific Committee; Mr Ahmed Al Farsi, Manager of Administration & Finance

 

April 28, 2008

University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Delegate: Professor Andre Swart, Executive Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences

March 27, 2008

Gracious Glory Buddhism Foundation

Delegate: Mr David Yeung, Vice-Chairman