GRS Meetings 2004


Meeting number 18
Date 12/02/2004
Topic HIV and lymphoid organs
Organizer Michaela Müller-Trutwin

Leonid Margolis
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda
HIV pathogenesis and interactions with other microbes in human lymphoid tissue


Meeting number 17
Date 11/09/2004
Topic HIV assembly
Organizer Lisa Chakrabarti

Eugenia Basyuk
IGGM-CNRS UMR5535, Université de Montpellier II
Endosomal transport of retroviral genomic RNA

Juan Martin-Serrano
King's College, London, UK
Role of cellular factors in retroviral release

Clarisse Berlioz-Torrent
INSERM U567, Institut Cochin,Paris
Intracellular trafficking of HIV-1 envelope glycoprotein
Virginie Sandrin
INSERM U412, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon
Intracellular trafficking of Gag and Env proteins and their interactions modulate pseudotyping of Retroviruses


Meeting number 16
Date 12/12/04
Topic Neutralizing anti-HIV antibodies ?
Organizer Frédéric Tangy

Francis Barin
Laboratoire de Virologie, Universite Francois Rabelais, Tours
Evolution of neutralizing epitope exposure on the envelope glycoprotein in the course of natural HIV infection

Christianne Moog
Institut de Virologie, Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg
Study of primary HIV-1 isolate neutralization using different target cells: a correlation with antibody binding on viral particles ?
Claudio Vita
Département d'Ingénierie et d'Etudes des Protéines, CEA, Saclay
Use of unmasked envelope glycoproteins for the induction of neutralizing antibodies to HIV-1

Roger Legrand
Service de Neurovirologie, CEA, Fontenay-aux-Roses
HIV-1 vaccination and the issue of facilitation of infection by antibodies


Meeting number 15
Date 8/06/2004
Topic Multiple fonctions of the HIV-1 protein Nef

Lisa Chakrabarti


Serge Bénichou
Institut Cochin, INSERM U567, CNRS UMR8104, Paris
" The HIV-1 Nef protein causes a general perturbation of the endocytic pathway"

Raphaël Ho Tsong Fang
Unité de Physiopathologie des Infections Lentivirales, Institut Pasteur, Paris
" Importance of thymic output during attenuated SIV infection"

Meeting number 14
Date 05/18/2004
Topic Latent and Active HIV Reservoirs
Organizer Michaela Müller-Trutwin
Chairperson Pierre Sonigo

Audrey Brussel
Unité de Physiopathologie des Infections Lentivirales, I.P.
New methods for quantification of integrated proviruses

Jean-Pierre Vendrell
Laboratoire de Virologie, Hôpital Lapeyronie, Montpellier
Quantification of the proviral reservoir in circulating CD4+ T cells by post-translational analysis

Pierre Delobel
Unité de Biologie des Rétrovirus, I.P. et Laboratoire de Virologie, CHU Purpan, Toulouse
Emergence of X4 variants despite efficient virological control under HAART

Meeting number 13
Date 09/03/2004
Topic Regulatory T lymphocytes and HIV
Organizer Jacques Thèze
Chairperson Antonio Freitas

Alfonso Almeida
Biologie des populations lymphocytaires, I.P.
CD4CD25 regulatory T cells do not supress throught IL-2 consumption

Robert Wildin
Oregon Health and Science University
Foxp3 is necessary and sufficient for functional T regulatory cells, and variations cause human disease

Hervé Groux
Inserm U576, Université de Nice
Human T Regulatory cells (TR) that secrete IL-10

Jacques Thèze
Unité d'Immunogénétique Cellulare, I.P.
Discussion of the potential role of T regulatory cells in the immunopathology and therapy of HIV-1 infection

Meeting number 12
Date 20/01/04
Topic Mechanisms of HIV-1 genetic variability: Recombination and Hypermutations
Organizer Jacques Thèze
Chairperson Bernard Dujon

Matteo Negroni
Unité Régulation Enzymatique des Activités Cellulaires, I.P.
HIV and recombination

Alan Hance
Unité INSERM 552 Recherche Anti-Virale, Hôpital Bichat
Editing of viral DNA by APOBEC-3G - role of HIV-1 Vif

Unité de Rétrovirologie Moléculaire I.P.
Mecamism of G->A retroviral hypermuations induced by the cytidine deaminase APOBEC3G