Safe Surf Rated Back To Home Page Family Friendly Site
About
Bradford
  HIV/AIDS
Articles
  Alternative
Therapies
  HIV/AIDS
Videos
  HIV/AIDS
Links
  HIV/AIDS
News

Introduction:
Positively Positive
- Living with HIV
  Out
About
HIV
  Resume/
Curriculum Vitae:
HIV / AIDS Involvements
  Biography   HIV/AIDS
News Archive
HIV/AIDS News Bradford McIntyre
   




Grassroots to Global
Collaborative & Interdisciplinary Research in HIV/AIDS at SFU

October 6, 2011 - As part of the IRMACS 2011 Thematic Year showcasing Scientific Modelling at SFU, the IRMACS Centre is pleased to present "Grassroots to Global" Collaborative & Interdisciplinary Research in HIV/AIDS at SFU on October 7th. We have teamed up with the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS to present a one day conference bringing together SFU researchers who are working within the field of HIV/AIDS in various capacities and disciplines.

The morning session will commence at 9:00 am with Opening Remarks followed by various speakers discussing Community, National and International Collaborative Research.

The keynote lecture will be at 12:30 and will be introduced by Faculty of Health Sciences Dean, Dr. John O'Neil.

Keynote Speaker, Dr. Julio Montaner, Director, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS will speak on the "Treatment as Prevention - a unique opportunity to control the HIV/AIDS pandemic within a generation".

The afternoon session from 2:00 - 4:00 pm will focus on Interdisciplinary Research with 5 more speakers sharing their work and results around the HIV/AIDS

http://www.irmacs.sfu.ca/sites/default/files/IRMACS.pdf

HIV Day at IRMACS Program

8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast

9:00 – 9:30 Opening Remarks
IRMACS Welcome (Dr. Veselin Jungic)
BC-CfE Welcome and Goals for the day (Dr. Robert Hogg)
IRMACS / BC-CfE Collaboration: IMPACT-HIV (Dr. Krisztina Vasarhelyi)

9:30– 11:40 Community, National and International Collaborative Research
9:30 – 9:50 Dr. Robert Hogg -"It only takes a tiny spark to start a prairie fire" --
Insights into the HIV epidemic in Western Canada
9:50 – 10:10 Dr. Mark Brockman- Building capacity for HIV research in Africa through South-South collaboration
10:10 – 10:30 Ms. Surita Parashar & Ms. Valerie Nicholson- Every Band Needs a Drummer: Interdisciplinary Research and Advocacy in Housing and
Health

10:30 – 10:50 Break

10:50 – 11:10 Dr. Cari Miller- Exploring HIV Prevention among young people at risk for HIV in BC, Canada and Soweto, South Africa
11: 10 – 11:30 Dr. Martin Laba- Agents of Change: Communication/Education Against HIV/AIDS Stigma in Ghana
11:30 – 11:45 Questions and Discussion

11:45 – 12:30 Lunch (graciously provided by IRMACS and the BC-CfE)

12:30 – 13:30 Keynote Lecture
12:30 – 13:30 Introduction by Dr. John O’Neil (Dean, FHS)
Dr. Julio Montaner, Director, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
Title: “Treatment as Prevention - a unique opportunity to control the HIV/AIDS pandemic within a generation”

13:30 – 14:00 Coffee & Cake Break

14:00 – 16:00 Interdisciplinary Research
14:00 – 14:20 Dr. Art Poon- Navigating the genetic variability of HIV with interdisciplinary tools
14:20 – 14:40 Dr. Alexander Rutherford- Network modelling and the HIV epidemic
14:40 – 15:00 Ms. Sarah Kok- Modeling the Impact of Serosorting and Seroadaptation on the Spread of HIV

15:00 – 15:05 Break

15: 05 – 15:25 Dr. Zabrina Brumme- HIV/AIDS Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory: an introduction
15: 25 – 15:45 Dr. Jamie Scott- The Neutralizing Antibody Response During HIV-1
15: 45 – 16:00 Questions and Discussion

16:00 Closing summary

###

CONTACT:

Kate Salters at ksalters@cfenet.ubc.ca


Reproduced with permission - "BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS"

BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
www.cfenet.ubc.ca


...positive attitudes are not simply 'moods'

Site Map

Contact Bradford McIntyre.

Web Design by Trevor Uksik

Copyright © 2003-2017 Bradford McIntyre. All rights reserved.

DESIGNED TO CREATE HIV & AIDS AWARENESS