8:30-9:00 am Continental Breakfast
Welcome & Introduction, Dr. H. Shelton Earp, Professor of Medicine, Director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Global Oncology Program, Dr. Blossom Damania, Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
Dr. Satish Gopal, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, “Notes from the field: a newly arrived oncologist in Malawi"
Dr. Dirk Dittmer, Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, “Investigating Kaposi sarcoma globally through AMC clinical trials"
10:20-10:40 am Coffee Break
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ted Trimble, Director, Center for Global Health, NCI/NIH, TBD
Dr. Groesbeck Parham, Professor of Medicine, “Screening HIV positive women in Zambia: Inputs, Outputs, New Directions”
Dr. Blossom Damania, Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, “Metabolic targeting of viral and non-viral non-Hodgkin lymphoma”
12:20-1:30 pm Lunch
Dr. Jennifer Webster-Cyriaque, Associate Professor of Dental Ecology, “Deciphering HPV pathogenesis in the Oral Cavity”
Dr. Carol Shores, Professor of Medicine, “HPV related Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Head and Neck in Malawi"
Dr. Aron Marquitz, Research Associate, Raab-Traub Laboratory, “The role of viral microRNAs in Epstein-Barr Virus mediated transformation”
Dr. Jennifer Smith, Research Associate Professor of Epidemiology, “Cervical cancer and HPV prevention among HIV seropositive women”
3:10-4:00 pm Concluding Remarks & Coffee