Join us on Thursday, Dec. 13, for the UNC-Duke Viral Oncology and AIDS Malignancy Symposium, featuring Dr. Robert Yarchoan, National Cancer Institute, Dr. Ann M. Moormann, University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Dr. Micah Luftig, Duke University.

Plenary Speaker

Dr. Robert Yarchoan, Chief, HIV and AIDS Malignancy Branch, Senior Investigator, Head, Retroviral Diseases Section, Director, Office of HIV and AIDS Malignancy, National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health, “The Spectrum of KSHV-associated Diseases: Pathogenesis and Insights for Therapy”

Dr. Ann M. Moormann, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, “EBV and endemic Burkitt lymphoma: the untoward impact of immunologic compromises with malaria”

Dr. Micah Luftig, Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, Duke University, “A New Temporal Model of Epstein-Barr Virus Mediated B-Cell Transformation”

Program

8:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast
9:05 a.m. Welcome and Introduction: Dr. Blossom Damania, Boshamer Distinguished Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, Vice Dean for Research, School of Medicine, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
9:15 a.m. Dr. Robert Yarchoan, Chief, HIV and AIDS Malignancy Branch, Senior Investigator, Head, Retroviral Diseases Section, Director, Office of HIV and AIDS Malignancy, National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health, “The Spectrum of KSHV-associated Diseases: Pathogenesis and Insights for Therapy”
10:10 a.m. Introduction by Dr. Cary Moody, Assistant Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
10:15 a.m. Dr. Ann M. Moormann, Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, “EBV and endemic Burkitt lymphoma: the untoward impact of immunologic compromises with malaria”
11:10 a.m. Coffee Break
11:25 a.m. Introduction by Dr. Dirk Dittmer, Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, UNC-Chapel Hill, and Director of Global Oncology, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
11:30 a.m. Dr. Micah Luftig, Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology, Duke University, “A New Temporal Model of Epstein-Barr Virus Mediated B-Cell Transformation”
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:45 p.m. Poster Session
2:45 p.m. Awards for Best Posters
Coffee and dessert
When:
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018
8:45 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Where:
The Carolina Club, UNC-Chapel Hill
Parking:
You may park in the Ram’s Head Parking Deck
Directions:
View directions to The Carolina Club from all directions
Registration:
Online registration is closed.
Posters:
Poster sizes should be around 2×3 feet or slightly larger as this will fit easily on a 4×6 ft poster board.

Registration is Closed

We gratefully acknowledge the following sponsors:

National Cancer Institute
National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Disease
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Duke Cancer Institute
Center for AIDS Research, UNC-Chapel Hill
Center for AIDS Research, Duke University Medical Center