January 8th, 2016

Christian Wuthrich - University of Geneva
JC Virus Infects Neurons and Glial Cells in the Hippocampus of Patients with JCV CNS Infection

Quazim Alayo - Harvard Medical School Graduate Student
Dissecting the Mechanisms of Ad5-Induced Immune Dysfunctions


January 15th, 2016

Francisco J. Quintana, PhD. - The Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases
Regulation of CNS Inflammation


January 29th, 2016

Vijay K. Kuchroo DVM, PhD - Director of the Evergrande Center for Immunologic Diseases
Identification of Novel Inhibitory Receptors


Stephen R. Walsh, M.D. - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Orthopoxvirus-Vectored Vaccines

February 5th, 2016


Christine Bricault - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Rational Design of HIV-1 Envelope Immunogens and the Elicitation Neutralizing Antibodies in the Guinea Pig Model

February 12th, 2016


Lawrence Tartaglia & Petter Abbink - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Generation and Evaluation of Novel Adeno-Associated Viruses for HIV-1 Broadly Neutralizing Antibody Delivery

February 19th, 2016


Kathryn Stephenson, M.D., M.P.H - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Early Phase and First-in-Human Clinical Research at CVVR

March 4th, 2016


Galit Alter, PhD - The Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard
Defining Novel Correlates of Humoral Immune Protection Against Infection

March 11th, 2016


Stephanie Jost, PhD - The Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard
Natural Killer Cell Responses in HCV, Influenza, and HIV Infections

March 18th, 2016


Dr. Joseph Nkolola - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Evaluation of Bioinformatically Optimized Mosaic M SOSIP gp140 HIV-1 Envelope Trimer

Dr. Xin Dang - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
IncuCyte ZOOM, the Live Cell Imaging System in iLOV Study

April 1st, 2016


Terry B. Strom, M.D. - Professor of Medicine & Surgery, Harvard Medical School - Director of Immunology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Catalyzing Tolerance with Cell Based Treatment

April 8th, 2016


Dr. Alexander Badamchi-Zadeh - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Combining HDAC and BET Inhibitors Enhances Adenoviral-Vector Elicited Secondary Immune Responses, Yet Alters Elicited Antibody Isotype

April 15th, 2016

 


Andrew D. Luster, M.D., PhD - Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases & Massachusetts General Hospital
Humanized BLT Mice to Study HIV Transmission

April 22nd, 2016


Eryn Blass - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
The Role of Natural Killer Cells in the Vaccine Setting

April 29th, 2016


Justin Iampietro - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Evaluation of Immune Responses to Novel Rhesus Adenoviruses

May 13th, 2016


Bruce Walker, M.D. - Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard and Harvard University Center for AIDS Research
Hyper Acute HIV Infection

May 20th, 2016


Dr. Lori Maxfield - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Adenovirus Recombination in vivo

May 26th, 2016


Zi Han Kang - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Induction of Antibody Responses with HIV-1 Env

June 3rd, 2016


Dr. Rafael Larocca & Peter Abbink - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Development of Zika Virus Vaccines

June 10th, 2016


Dr. Facundo Batista - Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard
Early Production of IL-4 by Macrophage-Primed NKTs Supports B Cell Immunity to Infection

June 17th, 2016


Christian Wuthrich, PhD - Division of Neuro-Immunology & Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Staining & Image Analyses of the Wood and Bark of the European Beech & Immune Response Against JC Virus Infection of Human Neruons

June 24th, 2016


James Whitney, PhD - Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard & Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Development of TLR Agonists as HIV Eradication Therapeutics

July 8th, 2016


Sabrina Tan, M.D. - Harvard Medical School & Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Immune Senescence Predicts BK Virus Reactivation After Kidney Transplant

July 22nd, 2016


Dr. Samuel Behar - University of Massachusetts Medical School
T Cells, Protective Immunity, and Vaccines Against Tuberculosis

July 29th, 2016


Lawrence Tartaglia, PhD - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Alpha Defensins in Adenovirus Infection:  Friend or Foe?

Christa Osuna, MPH PhD - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
TCR Affinity Associated with Functional Differences Between Dominant and Subdominant SIV Epitope-Specific CD8+ T Cells in Mamu-A*01 + Rhesus Monkeys

August 5th, 2016


Dr. Gabriel Victoria
Clonal Dynamics of Antibody Evolution in Germinal Centers

August 12th, 2016


Malika Aid PhD - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
FOXO3A, IRF-3 and IRF-7 Regulate Protective-Vaccine Induced Immunity

Amanda Martinot, DVM MPH PhD - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Immunotherapy for Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection

August 26th, 2016


Nichole Klatt, PhD - Department of Pharmaceutics at the University of Washington
Microbial Interactions in HIV Transmission and Pathogenesis

September 9th, 2016


Daniel Ram, PhD - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Balance Between Short and Long Isoforms of cFLIP Regulates Fas-Mediated Apoptosis In Vivo

September 16th, 2016


Jonathan Kagan, PhD - Kagan Labs, Boston Children's Hospital & Associate Professor, Harvard Medical Center
Initiation and Regulation of Innate Immunity

September 23rd, 2016


Joseph Nkoloa, PhD - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Evaluation of HIV-1 Monoclonal Antibody PGT121 Anti-Idiotype Platforms

Cordelia Manickam, PhD - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Acute Liver Damage Associated with Innate Immune Activation in Small Nonhuman Primate Model of Hepacivirus Infection

September 30th, 2016


Ildiko Van Rhijn, PhD - Brigham and Women's Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Assistant Professor
Antigen Specificity and T Cell Receptor Conservation in the Human CD1 System

October 7th, 2016


Alex Badamchi-Zadeh, MA, MRes, PhD - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Vaccination and Epigenetic Inhibition Towards Cancer Immunotherapy

Po-Ting Liu, MS - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
A Journey From Nucleus into Cytoplasm - The Epstein-Barr Virus

October 14th, 2016


Sarah Fortune, MD - Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health & Principle Investigator of the Fotune Lab/Director of TB Research Program at the Ragon Institute
Identifying and Targeting Innate Determinants of TB Clearance

October 21st, 2016


Christy L. Lavine, PhD - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Development of ART-Resistant HIV-1 Pseudoviruses for the Detection of Neutralizing Antibodies in Patient on Drug Therapy

Christine Bricault, PhD - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Longitudinal Vaccination of Guinea Pigs with HIV-1 Env gp140 Immunogens

October 28th, 2016


Jinyan Liu, MD, PhD - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
HIV Vaccine Pre-Clinical Test in Rhesus Macaque

November 11th, 2016


Arup K. Chakraborty, PhD - MIT's Laboratory for Computational Immunology
How To Hit HIV Where It Hurts

November 18th, 2016


Chris Sassetti, PhD - Associate Professor at University of Massachusetts Medical School Department of Microbiology and Physiological Systems
Genetic Dissection of Protective Immunity to Tuberculosis

December 2nd, 2016


Stephen Walsh, M.D. - Principle Investigator of Walsh Laboratory and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School
Monoclonal Antibodies to Prevent HIV-1 Infection

December 16th, 2016


Dr. Amanda Martinot - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Loss of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Lipoprotein LprG Leads to Unique Lipid Signature and Enhanced Cellular Immune Response to TB Antigens

January 20th, 2017


February 3rd, 2017

Dr. Stephanie Jost - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Virus Specific Responses Mediated by Human Natural Killer Cells


February 10th, 2017

Dr. Nir Eyal - Harvard RH Chan School of Public Health
How to Keep Risky HIV Cure-Related Trials Ethical


Kevin Pastores - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Development of Novel SHIVs from HIV-1 Clades

Kittipos Visitsunthorn - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Longitudinal Evaluation of anti-ZIKV Antibody Response Following Vaccination

February 17th, 2017


Dr. Rick Malley - Senior Physician in Medicine and Professor of Pediatrics at the Deivision of Infection Diseases at Boston Children's Hospital
Creating Vaccine for the Developing World:  A Tale of Affinities

February 24th, 2017


Lawrence Tartaglia, PhD - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Insight Into Alpha Defensin-adenovirus Interactions

Peter Abbink - Center for Virology and Vaccine Research
Development and Characterizaion of Novel RhAd Vaccine Vectors

March 3rd, 2017