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November 26, 2020
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Happy Thanksgiving 2020: Stay Safe

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Front & Center ... Emory-tested COVID-19 Vaccine

• From Emory News, 11/17/20

"An investigational vaccine tested at Emory is 94.5 percent effective at preventing COVID-19, according to early results from a large-scale clinical trial. The vaccine, mRNA-1273, was co-developed by researchers at NIH/NIAID and biotech company Moderna, Inc."

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In Other News ....
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HEADS UP: Beginning November 30, personnel density for research laboratories at Emory University will be increased from one person per 250 square feet per one person to one person per 150 square feet.
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Fellows Sought: ADEAR Training Program

The Antiretroviral Discovery, Evaluation and Application Research (ADEAR) Training Program is now accepting applications for post-doctoral training in HIV/AIDS-related research for the 2020-21 academic year.
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Mentoring Moment... Mentoring Workshop Opportunity

    
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Mentoring Workshop
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Call for Abstracts
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Community Corner... CFAR Network Science Seminar

             
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5:00 - 6:00pm
Via Zoom

 
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Heads Up ... REMINDER: REGISTER NOW

    SCORE SABV Workshop 2020
     
 
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Research

Funding Opps

NIH FUNDING:

No New Listings

See previously advertised Funding Opportunities in Network News archived issues.

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Recent Pubs
that link to the CFAR grant
(P30 AI050409)

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Smith SA, Murray PM, Amancha PK, Ackerley CG, Hu YJ, Amara RR, Kelley CF. Ex vivo rectal explant model reveals potential opposing roles of Natural Killer cells and Marginal Zone-like B cells in HIV-1 infection.
Sci Rep. 2020 Nov 19;10(1):20154. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-76976-5.

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D'Souza G, Springer G, Gustafson D, Kassaye S, Alcaide ML, Ramirez C, Sharma A, Palella FJ, Tien PC, Detels R, Kempf MC, Lahiri CD, Rinaldo CR, French AL, Margolick JB, Adimora AA. COVID-19 symptoms and SARS-CoV-2 infection among people living with HIV in the US: the MACS/WIHS combined cohort study.
HIV Res Clin Pract. 2020 Nov 19:1-10. doi: 10.1080/25787489.2020.1844521. Online ahead of print.


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    Calendar Upcoming Events

November 30
1:00pm
Webinar
Strengthening Capacity of Providers to Implement PrEP Services in Primary Care Settings
Hosted by: Mississippi UMC
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Registration

December 2
8:00am - 12:45am
Workshop
How to Incorporate Sex as a Biological Variable (SABV) in Your Research
Hosted by: SCORE
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Registration

December 2
12:00pm
Webinar
MAT and Treatment of OUD in Outpatients
Hosted by: TN AETC
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Registration

December 2
5:30pm
Virtual VDC
In the Absence of a Vaccine: Is the Universal Test & Treat Strategy (UTT) to Prevent HIV Slowing Down the [AIDS] Pandemic
Hosted by: VDC & CN Science Seminar
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Registration

Calendar Farther Down the Road

January 17-21, 2021
Conference
HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P)
Location: Cape Town and/or Online
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February 8-9, 2021 - new listing
Zoom Conference
HIV & Aging in the era of ART and COVID19
Hosted by: Emory CFAR; Miami CFAR
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Registration

April 15-16, 2021 - new listing
Zoom Conference
HIV & HIV & Aging: Mitochondria to the Metropolis: Population Determinants of Health
Hosted by: Emory CFAR
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Spotlight Spotlight

Footlights | Virtual Vaccine Dinner Club - Wednesday, December 2

Focus: Ending the Epidemic

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Count Me In!
Click Here to Register

In the Absence of a Vaccine:
Is the Universal Test & Treat Strategy (UTT)
to Prevent HIV
Slowing Down the [AIDS] Pandemic?

Starring

Diane Havlir, MD
Professor (Medicine)
University of California, San Francisco


Carlos del Rio, MD, MPH
PI and Co-Director
Emory Center for AIDS Research

Co-PI
Emory-CDC HIV Clinical Trials Unit and
Emory Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit


Wendy Armstrong, MD
Executive Medical Director
Grady Infectious Disease Program (IDP)

Professor (Medicine)
Division of Infectious Disease
Emory University School of Medicine

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