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Science Tonight: Ending HIV

  • Thursday, May 06, 2021
  • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

38 million people globally live with HIV(human immunodeficiency virus), the virus that causes AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). HIV largely impacts people of low economic status and people of color. Modern therapies and treatments have successfully reduced mortality from the disease. Individuals must adhere to a strict regimen of medications to control HIV, but access to these life-saving medications can be problematic. Dr. Christine Daniels, a researcher at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute, is working to develop a vaccine against HIV that could neutralize the virus and be made widely available.

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Tonight’s Guest

Christine Daniels, PhD, is a postdoctoral researcher at the Duke Human Vaccine Institute at Duke University. Dr. Daniels is a cell biologist with research experience in cancer, immunology, molecular biology, and stem cell biology. Her current work is the design, production, and evaluation of recombinant HIV envelope-based proteins for a vaccine.

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Details

Date:
May 6
Times:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fee:
Free

Venue

Virtual
NC United States

Organizer

Chris Smith
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