CROI 2016 Program at a Glance

Program and Agenda

ORAL SESSIONS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2016 SessionW1Workshop 9:00 AM-12:30 PM Program CommitteeWorkshop for New Investigators and Trainees Target audience: This workshop is directed toward new trainees (eg, undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and physician fellows) and new investigators (both international and domestic). It is open to all CROI attendees, however. Level of knowledge: It is assumed that participants have been conducting active research in the field for less than 3 years. Objectives: At the completion of the session, participants will be able to: • Describe the current state-of-the-art of selected areas of HIV basic and clinical research • List the leading research themes being presented at CROI 2016 • Better navigate CROI 2016, maximize the knowledge gained, and pursue interactions with research colleagues • Clarify their individual research interests in relation to the priorities discussed at the workshop and CROI 2016 overall Conveners Scott M. Hammer, ColumbiaUniversity CollegeofPhysiciansandSurgeons, NewYork,NY,USA CME

The Rapidly Changing Landscape of HIV Prevention Sharon L. Hillier, Magee-WomensHospitalof theUniversity ofPittsburghMedicalCenter,Pittsburgh,PA,USA Unraveling the Complexities of Long-Term Complications of Treated HIV Infection Judith S. Currier, DavidGeffenSchoolofMedicineofUCLA, LosAngeles,CA,USA

Ballroom B/C

Monday, February 22, 2016 • Oral Sessions

Session MD

Ballroom B/C


1:00 PM-2:00 PM The Martin Delaney Presentation is held annually during the workshops for Young Investigators, International Scholars and Community Educators in honor of pioneering HIV/AIDS activist Martin Delaney (1945–2009). It recognizes the important contributions of community advocacy and engagement in research. The Martin Delaney Presentation is customized to the Community Liaison Subcommittee and is presented as a panel discussion. Moderator Morenike Ukpong-Folayan, ObafemiAwolowo University, ILe-lfe,Nigeria 2 Panel Discussion on Stigma, Trauma, and Stress: Considerations for HIV Research and Programs


John W. Mellors, Universityof Pittsburgh,Pittsburgh,PA,USA 1

Limits and Complexity Research on Stigma and HIV Laurel Sprague, TheSeroProject,Milford,PA,USA

Program CommitteeWorkshop for New Investigators and Trainees: Session Summary Molecular Virology: Advances in the Understanding of HIV Wesley I. Sundquist, UniversityofUtahSchoolofMedicine, SaltLakeCity,UT,USA Immunology and Vaccines Richard A. Koup, VaccineResearchCenter,National Institute ofAllergyand InfectiousDiseases,National Institutesof Health,Bethesda,MD,USA

Women’s Rights and Decision Making in Hormonal Contraception Sethembiso Mthembu, InternationalCommunityof Women LivingwithHIV/AIDS,SouthernAfrica,Durban, SouthAfrica Engaging Young Men of Color in Community HIV Prevention Studies Keith Green, UnivofChicagoSchoolofSocialService Administration,Chicago, IL,USA

The HIV Latent Reservoir: Obstacles and Strategies to a Cure Huldrych F. Günthard, UniversityHospitalZurich, Zurich,Switzerland


CROI 2016

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