GRS Meetings 2007


Meeting number 35
Date 11/07/07
Topic HIV replication in macrophages
Organizer Gianfranco Pancino
Chairperson Olivier Schwartz

Gianfranco Pancino
Unité Régulation des Infections Rétrovirales, IP, Paris
The long march of HIV-1 towards integration in macrophages: obstacles and pitfalls

Olivier Rohr
INSERM U575, IUT Louis Pasteur, Université Strasbourg I
Transcriptional regulation of HIV-1 expression in macrophages and microglial cells

Philippe Benaroch
INSERM U653, Transport intracelullaire et Immunité, Institut Curie, Paris
HIV assembly and persistence in macrophages


Meeting number 34
Date 07/04/07
Topic Immune activation and HIV pathogenesis
Organizer Jacques Thèze

Michael Lederman
Center for AIDS Research, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Why HIV makes us sick: a mystery incompletely resolved


Meeting number 33
Date 06/26/07
Topic HIV-2 pathogenesis
Organizer Michaela Müller-Trutwin

Françoise Brun-Vezinet
Hôpital Bichat - Claude Bernard, Paris
The French national HIV-2 cohort: clinical and virological studies

Ana E. Sousa
Molecular Medicine Institute , Lisbon University, Portugal
CD4 decline rate in HIV-2 infection: why is it slower ?

Jerome Feldmann
MRC Human Immunology Unit, Oxford, UK; et Unité Virus et Immunité, IP, Paris
Nef gene variants and HIV-2


Meeting number 32
Date 06/01/07
Topic Homeostasis of Memory T cells
Organizer Jacques Thèze

Rafick-Pierre Sékaly
Immunology Laboratory, Montreal University, Canada
Homeostasis of Memory T cells: T cell dysfunction and HIV reservoir


Meeting number 31
Date 05/22/07
Topic Virological synapses and HIV transmission
Organizer Andres Alcover

Claire Hivroz
INSERM U653, Curie Institute, Paris
Dialogue between T cells and dendritic cells through the immunological synapse

Nathalie Sol-Foulon
Virus and Immunity Unit, Pasteur Institute, Paris
Cell-cell transmission of HIV and virological synapses

Morgane Bomsel
Mucosal Entry of HIV-1 and Mucosal Immunity, Cochin Institute, Paris
Mucosal entry of HIV: formation of a virological synapse


Meeting Number 30
Date 03/0407
Topic Immune responses in HIV controllers
Organizer Lisa Chakrabarti
Chairperson Gianfranco Pancino

Lisa Chakrabarti
Institut Pasteur, Paris
CD4 T cell responses in HIV controllers: preserved central memory and activated effector memory CD4 compartments

Alain Venet
Inserm U802, le Kremlin-Bicêtre
CD8 T cell responses in HIV controllers: potent capacity to suppress HIV infection ex vivo and peculiar CTL activation phenotype
Victor Appay
Inserm U543, CHU Pitié-Salpêtrière
Superior control of HIV-1 replication by CD8+ T-cells: a tale of avidity,functionality, clonal turnover and senescence


Meeting Number 29
Date 01/23/07
Topic Therapeutic vaccines against chronic viral infections.
Organizer Frederic Tangy
Chairperson Claude Leclerc

Marie-Louise Michel
Institut Pasteur, Paris
Therapeutic vaccination against HBV

Isabelle Bourgault
Institut Cochin, INSERM, Paris
Therapeutic vaccination against HPV
Yves Lévy
Hôpital Henri Mondor, APHP, Créteil
Therapeutic vaccination against HIV