2019 Retrovirus Presentations


Journal Club (JC) meets on Fridays

Work in Progress (WIP) meets on Wednesdays

  • December 18: Gabriel Wagner: How does HIV superinfection impact neurocognitive impairment?
  • December 11: Lalit Deshmukh: Unraveling the unifying link between HIV/AIDS and Alzheimer’s disease
  • December 4: Peter Ramirez: Characterizing host-viral conflicts at the plasma membrane
  • November 20: Nadejda Beliakova-Bethell: Advances and challenges of single cell RNA-Seq for identification of HIV latency biomarkers
  • November 6: Homero Vasquez: Broadly applicable free energy model, and its application to find general correlations between the HIV-1 V3/co-receptor free energy and clinical markers of HIV-1 disease progression (CD4 count and viral load)
  • October 30: Rachel Schrier: Effects of methamphetamine use on constitutive and CMV induced cytokine expression by T-cells and monocytes in PLHIV
  • October 23: Sarah LaMere: Adventures in clinical epigenetics: methods to evaluate host and proviral determinants of disease
  • October 16: G. G. : The doorway to HIV nuclear entry
  • October 2: Thomas Rogers: Evaluation of anti-CSP B cell responses to improve malaria vaccination
  • September 25: Sergio Ita: Characterization of Drug Resistance in HIV Reservoirs of Different Anatomical Tissues through Single Genome Amplification
  • September 11: Christian Gallardo: Development and application of accurate long-read sequencing to interrogate drug resistance
  • September 4: Stephen Rawlings: Last Gift: New Directions and Serendipitous Collaborations
  • August 28: Martin Hoenigl: FOCUS Emergency Department HIV and HCV Screening: Testing and Linkage to Care
  • August 21: Huijun Zhang: Synergistic inhibition of HCV production by combination of daclatasvir and a microtubule inhibitor
  • August 14: Antoine Chaillon: HIV Dynamics within Host
  • August 7: Sara Gianella: Mental Wellness in Research Career
  • July 31: Tala Al-Rousan: Disparities in hypertension management in Somali and Iraqi refugees in San Diego: Social network and self-management
  • July 17: Aaron Oom: Mapping the Nef Effect on the Host Spatial Proteome
  • July 10: Yu-Tsueng Liu: Scalable targeted microbubble-based serial multi-marker cell sorting for T cell isolation, activation and expansion
  • June 26: Joel Wertheim: Unconventional Findings in HIV Molecular Transmission Networks
  • June 19: Masato Nakazawa: Modeling Homophily in HIV Transmission Networks
  • June 12: Kip Hermann: Transduction Enhancer Caraphenol A and Lentiviral Endosomal Entry
  • June 5: Mary Lewinski: Evaluating New Targets of HIV-1 Accessory Proteins
  • May 29: Charlotte Stoneham: A conserved acidic cluster motif in SERINC5 confers resistance to antagonism by HIV-1 Nef
  • May 15: Rajendra Singh: How cellular and viral proteins interact with the membrane trafficking machinery
  • May 8: Kevan Akrami: HIV in Salvador
  • May 1: Sanjay Mehta: Epigenetic Aging in HIV
  • April 24: Christian Gallardo: Preserving long-range linkage information in the preparation of full-length templates from HIV viral RNA for long-read sequencing
  • April 17: Stosh Ozog: Innate Immune Modulation & Lentiviral Vector Modification to Improve Anti-HIV Gene Therapy
  • April 10: Rachel Schrier: Cannabinoid receptors and metabolism in activated T-cells and monocytes from HIV infected individuals
  • April 3: G. G. : Who’s at the door? Studying HIV at the point of nuclear entry
  • March 27: Stephen Rawlings: Iterative Improvements to the Last Gift Rapid Autopsy and Developing Single-Cell Studies from Last Gift Tissues
  • March 20: Tala Al-Rousan: Using mixed methods to study complex refugee HIV patients
  • March 13: Andrew Frick: Longitudinal Analysis of High Dimensional Cytokine Data
  • February 13: Homero Vasquez: Development and validation of a theoretical-based model to calculate the binding free energy change due to protein-protein binding
  • February 6: Aaron Oom: Exploring the Spatial Proteome of T Cells
  • January 30: Sarah LaMere: HIV base modifications and chromatin assessment in clinical samples
  • January 23: Peter Ramirez: Immune Evasion Strategies mediated by HIV-1 Nef and Vpu
  • January 16: Martin Hoenigl: Predictors of Long Term HIV Pre Exposure Prophylaxis Adherence after Study Participation in Men who have Sex with Men
  • January 9: Lalit Deshmukh: Biophysical characterization of cellular and viral determinants of retroviral replication

At a Glance