Center For AIDS Research

July 7-14, 2014

The Network News
spacer BULLETIN BOARD NEWS EVENTS FUNDING OPPS RECENT PUBS SPOTLIGHT spacer
spacer
spacer
July 7-14, 2014
Divider RuleQuote of the Week...

The Emory Vaccine Center and other similar examples are too important, too valuable, to keep quiet. Only when we share these stories across the miles, again and again, will the idea of Atlanta as an innovation powerhouse begin to live in the minds of others and shape the brand we are destined to be.
-Mike Cassidy

Divider RuleKudos...

    Fireworks     Anandi Sheth

... Wahoo!!
Anandi Sheth just received her very first NIH funding!

"Characterization and Modulation of Mucosal Immunity for HIV Prevention in Women" will test the concept that the mucosal environment may be modified using a combined anti-viral and anti- inflammatory drug in order to improve PrEP for women.
Read More About It: 1K23AI114407-01

Divider Rule In other news...

Happy Birthday

... to Mary Jo Lechowicz (July 9), Ned Waller (July 12), Colleen Kelley (July 13), Jens Wrammert (July 14).

May the next 93 million miles around the sun be your best ever.



   Asher Rothstein


And while we are on the subject of of birthdays ... please join us in wishing Lisa Haddad and Blair Rothstein's new son well as he begins his own first ever trip around the sun. On June 28 Caleb became a big brother and Asher Samuel Rothstein (7 lb, 1 oz; 20") became our newest CFARian.


Patrick Sullivan    

It is clear that substance use is associated with HIV infection among young Black/African American MSM but the exact nature of the relationship between substances and HIV/STI incidence and risk behaviors is less clear.
Patrick Sullivan just got new funding from NIH for Understanding Substance Use and Incident HIV/STIs Among Young Black MSM.
Read the Abstract: 1R01DA038196-01


    Mike Cassidy

Today's Quote of the Week comes from an Atlanta Journal Constitution guest column (7/2/14) written by Mike Cassidy.
Read: "Recruiting top science, research talent will pay off"


Nina Martinez    

 

And speaking of ... Nina Martinez -- infected by blood transfusion shortly after her birth in 1983 -- is a living, breathing, vibrant example of just how spectacularly AIDS research over the last 31 years has paid off. She recently wrote an article for CDC Connects.
Read: "When Doctors and Patients Become Colleagues"

Divider Rule Bulletin Board...

bulletin board

RN Position Available: AID Gwinnett
There is a full-time clinic RN position available at the Ric Crawford Clinic (AID Gwinnett). Applicant must be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Georgia and they have a preference for prior HIV care experience. The competitive applicant will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, computer skills, experience with EMRs, organizational skills, and networking capabilities.
Read More About It

Poster Courier Needed: Melbourne
Becca Fielding-Miller had a poster accepted to the Melbourne AIDS conference (yay!), but won't be able to make it herself (boo!). Are you or a friend attending the conference and would be willing to: 1) Bring her poster along, and 2) set it up Tuesday morning, then take it down again Tuesday afternoon?
Contact Becca

Divider Rule Government News...

Government News

     CDC

MMWR Surveillance Summaries
Vol. 63, No. SS-6
July 4, 2014

HIV Infection and Risk, Prevention, and Testing Behaviors Among Injecting Drug Users — National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System, 20 U.S. Cities, 2009
Spoiler alert: Among IDUs aged 18-29: 52% receptively shared syringes, 80% of men and 89% of women had unprotected sex, and only 49% had been tested for HIV in the past year.
Read the article

NIH     

NIDA Avant-Garde Award Program for HIV/AIDS and Drug Use Research (DP1)
NIH has issued a correction to RFA-DA-15-004 regarding required letters of reference. Spoiler Alert: Applicants must have exactly 3 reference letters submitted on their behalf. Applications with fewer letters will not be reviewed and late letters will not be accepted. Deadline: July 29.
Read the Notice

Divider Rule
Research

Funding Opps
Faculty

NEW LISTINGS:
STANDARD AIDS DATES

NONE


NEW LISTINGS:
OTHER

July 30, 2014 (Optional LOI)
Aug 20, 2014 (App)
Sponsor: NIDA, ACTG
Developmental Projects
The Relationship between Substance Use and the Priorities of the ACTG Agenda

Nov 7, 2014 (App)
Sponsor: NIAID
R01
Innovative Assays to Quantify the Latent HIV Reservoir

Jan 7, 2015 (App)
Sponsor: NCI
R35
Outstanding Investigator Award


Funding Opps
Students & Postdocs

Sponsor: NIDDK
K01
Mentored Research Scientist Development Award

top Divider Rule pubs

Call for Papers

Public Health Reports
Supplemental Issue on Implementation of Routine HIV Screening in Clinical Settings
Deadline: September 15, 2014

spacer
spacer
Calendar Upcoming Events
July 8
8:00-9:00am
HOPE Webinar
Update on New (5/1/14) HHS Treatment Guidelines for Treatment of HIV-infected Patients
Starring: Raj Gandhi, MD (Mass Gen)
Focus: Physicians
Sponsor: Harvard CFAR
HOPE Conference Website
To Attend Webinar: Click this link on 7/8

Calendar Farther Down the Road
July 13 - NEW LISTING
3:00-5:00pm
AV200 Celebration
2014 AV200 Check Presentation + Closing Party
Location: Bill Lowe Gallery
   764 Miami Cir; Ste 210
RSVP by July 10

July 25 - PRESENTER DEADLINE
Oct 28-31, 2014 Conference
HIV R4P 2014
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Website

July 30 & August 2 - NEW LISTING
9:00-12:00pm
Grant Writing Tutorial
NIH K and Other Career Development Awards
Target Audience: Postdocs, Instructors, Asst. Profs
Sponsor: Office of Postdoctoral Education
Flyer

October 2-3
Conference
HIV & Aging: From Mitochondria to the Metropolis
Host: CFAR
Location: Marriott Courtyard, Decatur
Flyer
Agenda
Call for Abstracts

October 3-5 - NEW LISTING
Conference
American Mock World Health Organization (AMWHO)
Target Audience: Graduate Students
Location: UNC Chapel Hill
Flyer
Website

October 23-24
8th Annual SBSRN National Meeting
Disparities in Research, Clinical Treatment, Prevention and Policies: A Call to Action
Host: UCLA CFAR
Location: Los Angeles
Information and Registration

November 11-14
Symposium
32nd Annual Symposium on Nonhuman Primate Models for AIDS
Abstract Submisions Deadline: August 15
Host: Oregon National Primate Research Center
Location: Portland, OR
Website
Divider Rule
CFAR logo

The Network News is a periodic email, detailing HIV/AIDS related events, funding opportunities, and achievements of CFAR members. If you have items that you wish to have included, please send them to us at cfar@emory.edu by Friday of each week. Please put "The Network News" in the subject line.

The Network News is distributed to CFAR members by email every Monday. Except when it isn't.

Editor, Kimberley Sessions Hagen, EdD

Divider Rule
spacer
Emory University Center for AIDS Research Emory University Center for AIDS Research