Category Archives: Conferences

Featured Presentations at CROI

CROI logo 2017

The annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) brings together top basic, translational, and clinical researchers from around the world to share the latest studies, important developments, and best research methods in the ongoing battle against HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases.

CROI 2017 will be held from February 13 to February 16, 2017, in Seattle, Washington, at the Washington State Convention Center. Webcasts, abstracts, electronic posters, and other electronic resources from CROI 2017 will be available online after the conference ends. Continue reading

CROI 2016

CROI 2016

CROI, the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, brings together top scientists, clinicians, and policy makers from around the world to discuss the latest studies and developments in the ongoing battle against HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases. This year’s meeting is being held at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Webcasts, abstracts, electronic posters, and other electronic resources are available online.

Continue reading

A Fresh Look at Infectious Disease Research in Africa

 

Thirty of the world’s leading infectious disease researchers gathered at Harvard on October 19th and 20th to brainstorm about the future of deadly diseases in Africa.

While modern medicine and technology have diminished the threat of many infectious disease pathogens in high-income countries, infectious diseases account for more than 17 million deaths worldwide every year. A significant number of those deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa. Harvard has a long history of research collaborations with African universities and NGOs. While most research has centered on a particular disease such as HIV/AIDS or malaria, research findings often have broad implications for global health practice and policy.

Continue reading

CROI 2015

CROI 2015 Banner

Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections 2015

CROI, the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), brings together top scientists, clinicians, and policy makers from around the world to discuss the latest studies and developments in the ongoing battle against HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases. This year’s meeting was held in February at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. Webcasts, abstracts, electronic posters, and other electronic resources are available online. Continue reading

TasP Africa Mokolodi Dinner Slideshow

TasP Africa Welcoming Dinner Slideshow

TasP Africa Agenda

TasP header

We regret that due to technical difficulties, not all talks were recorded

Workshop Program

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

17:00-18:30 Registration Gaborone Sun Hotel
17:30-18:30 Opening Reception
18:30-20:30 Welcoming Dinner

Director of Ceremonies: Dr. Joseph Makhema
Prayer: Dr. Anthony Ogwu
Welcoming Remarks: Chargé d’Affaires Michael Murphy
Remarks: Justice Unity Dow
Guest of Honor: Dr. K.C.S. Malefho
Vote of Thanks: Dr. Max Essex Continue reading

TasP Africa Workshop

TasP header

April 30 – May 3, 2014 • Gaborone, Botswana

TasP Africa Participant List
TasP Africa Program, including presentations of talks

Worldwide, 35 million people are living with HIV. About 25 million of those people live in sub-Saharan Africa. About 1.6 million people were newly infected with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa last year.

Continue reading

CROI 2014

CROI 2014 Header

The Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) is a scientifically focused meeting of the world’s leading researchers working to understand, prevent, and treat HIV/AIDS and its complications. The goal of CROI is to provide a forum for translating laboratory and clinical research into progress against the AIDS epidemic. Over 4,000 leading researchers and clinicians from around the world will in Boston for the 21th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections. Continue reading