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Distinguished Lecture:  Structural and functional characterization of antibody recognition

in convalescent Humans from highly pathogenic Avian influenza H5N1 infection.

Date: Friday, Sept 19, 2014

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

Time: 1:00 pm,

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

Date : Thursday, Sept 18, 2014

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

Time: 11:00 am,

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

Date : Monday, Sept 15, 2014

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

Time: 11:00 am,

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

Date : Friday, Aug 8, 2014

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

Time: 1:00 pm,

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

Date : Friday, Junr 27, 2014

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

Time: 4:00 pm,

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

Date : Friday, May 16, 2014

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

Time: 4:00 pm,

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

Date: Monday, March 24, 2014
Time: 10:30.am.
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

Date:Monday, January 13, 2014
Time: 3p.m.
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

Date: Friday, September 27, 2013
Time: 4p.m.
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

Date: Thursday, September 19, 2013
Time: 2p.m.
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"

Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Time: 1:15p.m.
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

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Time: 2p.m.
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

Date: Friday, January 18, 2013
Time: 4 p.m.
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

Date: Monday, September 17, 2012
Time: 3p.m.
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

Date: Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Time: 3p.m.
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

 

Date: Monday, February 20, 2012
Time: 11a.m.
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

 

Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Time: 11a.m.
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

Date: Thursday, December 15, 2011
Time: 3 p.m.
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

Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Time: 4 p.m.
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

Date: Monday, October 24, 2011
Time: 4 p.m.
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

Date: Monday, August 15, 2011
Time: 4:30 p.m.
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

Date: Friday, June 24, 2011
Time: 4:00 p.m.
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

Date: Friday, May 27, 2011
Time: 3:00 p.m.
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

Date: Friday, April 29, 2011
Time: 4:00 p.m.
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)

Date: Thursday, April 28, 2011
Time: 5:30 p.m.
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

Date: Monday, January 17, 2011
Time: 2:00 p.m.
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

Date: Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Time: 2:00 p.m.
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"

Date: Friday, November 19, 2010
Time: 5:00 p.m.
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

Date: Monday, November 8, 2010
Time: 11:00 a.m.
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

Date: Monday, September 6, 2010
Time: 4:15 p.m.
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

Date: Monday, August 9, 2010
Time: 2:00 p.m.
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

Date: Thursday, April 1, 2010
Time: 2:00 p.m.
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

Date: Thursday, December 17, 2009
Time: 10:00 a.m.
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.

Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2009
Time: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
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

Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Time: 3:00 p.m.
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

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

Date: Friday, October 9, 2009
Time: 10:00 a.m.
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

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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

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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

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

Date: Thursday, May 21, 2009
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
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

Date: Friday, April 17, 2009
Time: 2:00 p.m.
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
Dr Diane Lawrence, Associate Director, AIDS Research Program, NIDA, NIH

 

 

Seminar: The Origins of Epidemic AIDS Viruses

Date: Thursday, January 15, 2009
Time: 2:00 p.m.
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?

Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Time: 2:00 p.m.
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

Date: Thursday, December 4, 2008
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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

Date: Friday, October 31, 2008
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
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

Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2008
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
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?

Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
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

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Seminar: Mechanistic Basis for HIV-1 Coreceptor Switch

Date: Friday, September 26, 2008
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
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

Date: Monday, July 21, 2008
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
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

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

 

Date: Thursday, May 15, 2008
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
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

Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2008
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
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

 

Date: Friday, April 25, 2008
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
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

 

Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
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