2018 UNC-Duke Viral Oncology and AIDS Malignancy Symposium

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Carolina Club, Hill Alumni Hall, UNC

Free online registration is required. Visit https://unclineberger.org/research/voams for parking and other information.

8:45-9:05 am              Continental Breakfast

9:05-9:15 am             Welcome & Introduction. Dr. Blossom Damania, Boshamer Distinguished Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, Vice Dean for Research, School of Medicine, School of Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill.                    

9:15-10:10 am            Dr. Robert Yarchoan, Chief, HIV and AIDS Malignancy Branch, Senior Investigator, Head, Retroviral Diseases Section, Director, Office of HIV and AIDS Malignancy, National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health

“The Spectrum of KSHV-Associated Diseases: Pathogenesis and Insights for Therapy”

 10:10 am                     Introduction by Dr. Cary Moody, Assistant Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, UNC-Chapel Hill.

 10:15-11:10 am         Dr. Ann M. Moorman, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School

 “EBV and Endemic Burkitt Lymphoma: The Untoward Impact of Immunologic Compromises with Malaria”

 11:25 am                    Introduction by Dr. Dirk Dittmer, Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, UNC-Chapel Hill and Director of Global Oncology UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

 11:30-12:25 pm          Dr. Micah Luftig, Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, Duke University

“A New Temporal Model of Epstein-Barr Virus Mediated B-Cell Transformation”          

12:30-1:45 pm            LUNCH

 1:45-2:45 pm              POSTER SESSION

 2:45 pm                      Awards for best posters – $100 award to 3 poster presenters

Coffee and Desserts

Free online registration is required: https://unclineberger.org/research/voams