The 28th Annual Symposium on Nonhuman Primate Models for AIDS
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The 28th Annual Symposium on Nonhuman Models for AIDS, hosted by the Tulane National Primate Research Center, is being held at the Westin New Orleans Canal Place, October 19-22, 2010. The hotel overlooks the historic French Quarter and the Mississippi River.

This annual symposium is the leading forum for the exchange of the latest developments in AIDS research using nonhuman primates. Dr. Francoise Barré-Sinoussi, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 2008, will deliver the keynote address at the start of the scientific sessions.

The symposium will consist of five sessions focusing on nonhuman primate research utilizing SIV, HIV, and other primate lentiviruses. The Co-Chairs of the symposium are Ronald S. Veazey, DVM, PhD and Preston A. Marx, Jr., PhD. The scientific sessions will include Prevention-Vaccines and Microbicides, Chaired by Richard Koup, MD and Preston A. Marx, Jr., PhD; Virology and Pathogenesis, Chaired by James A. Hoxie, MD and Cristian Apetrei, MD; Immunology and Host Defense, Chaired by Louis J. Picker, MD and Marcelo J. Kuroda, MD, PhD; Therapy, Viral Persistence and Reservoirs, Chaired by Robert F. Siliciano, MD, PhD and Ronald S. Veazey, DVM, PhD; and Genetics and Genomics, Chaired by Ronald E. Bontrop, PhD and Deepak Kaushal, PhD.

This year’s banquet will be held at the stunning Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. We hope you will be able to join us for this year’s symposium in one of America’s most unique cities, New Orleans, home of the New Orleans Saints – 2010 Superbowl Champions.

The Tulane National Primate Research Center is a division of Tulane University.
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