GRS Meetings 2011

Meeting number 66
Date 12/19/2011 at 11 AM
Topic New Hope in HIV prevention
Organizer Françoise Barré-Sinousssi
Speakers Salim et Quarraisha ABDOOL KARIM
CAPRISA, Univ. of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa


Meeting number 65
Date 12/2/2011 from 2 to 6 PM

Symposium: Immune Activation and HIV Pathogenesis: New Insights and Future Challenges

(The poster is here)

Organizer GRS Scientific Committee and ANRS
Discussant Marie-Lise Gougeon
Speakers Daniel DOUEK
Vaccine Research Center, NIH, Bethesda, USA
Causes of immune activation in HIV disease and insights into its suppression
Roberto SPECK
University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland
Immune activation: the evil behind the HIV-associated immunodeficiency?
Institute of Microbiology, Zürich, Switzerland
Antigen-specificities in HIV-1 associated immune activation
Emory Vaccine Center, Atlanta, USA
How HIV causes AIDS? Lessons from the monkeys


Meeting number 64
Date 10/11/2011 at 4 PM
Topic Integrase and anti-integrase molecules
Organizer Marie-Lise Gougeon
Speakers Mauro Giacca
International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Trieste, Italy
Where HIV integrates in the nucleus and its implication for latency
Zeger Debyser
Laboratory of Molecular Virology and Gene Therapy, Leuven, Belgium
HIV integrase cofactors: from target identification to drug discovery
Christine Katlama
Hôpital de La Pitié Salpetrière, Paris
Use of anti-integrase moleculs in clinical practise


Meeting number 63
Date 09/27/2011 at 4 PM
Topic Humoral response against retroviruses: beyond classic neutralizing antibodies
Organizer Asier Saez-Cirion
Speakers Christiane Moog
INSERM U748, Strasbourg University, France
Highlights from "Antibodies beyond binding" meeting (Strasbourg, June 2011)
Morgane Bomsel
CNRS UMR 8104, INSERM U1016, Institut Cochin, Paris
Mucosal protection against HIV: from natural IgA to protective vaccine design
Doris Wilflingseder
Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
The opsonization pattern of HIV modulates DC function: a way to better vaccines?
Mireia Pelegrin
UMR 5535 CNRS, Montpellier
Vaccine-like effects of neutralizing monoclonal antibodies : a crucial role for infected-cell/antibody immune complexes in the enhancement of endogenous antiviral immunity by short passive immunotherapy


Meeting number 62
Date 06/28/2011 at noon
Topic GRS Seminar
Organizer Jaques Thèze
Speakers Daniel Kaufmann
Ragon Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
Deconstructing HIV-specific CD8+ T cell responses in elite controllers


Meeting number 61
Date 06/22/2011 at noon
Topic GRS Seminar
Organizer Gianfranco Pancino
Speakers Frank Kirchhoff
Insitute of Molecular Virology, University Clinic of Ulm, Germany
Possible role of Vpu and Nef in the efficient spread and high virulence of pandemic HIV-1 group M strains


Meeting number 60
Date 05/17/2011 at 4 PM
Topic HIV Restriction Factors
Organizer Lisa Chakrabarti
Speakers Sebastien Nisole
Unité de Virologie Moléculaire et Vaccinologie,Institut Pasteur, Paris.
TRIM proteins and antiviral immunity
Allan Hance
INSERM U941, Hôpital St Louis, Paris
Gag CTL Escape Mutations Can Induce Hypersensitivity to Human TRIM5α, Linking Intrinsic and Acquired Immunity
Nicoletta Casartelli
Unité de Virologie Moléculaire et Vaccinologie,Institut Pasteur, Paris
Role of cellular restriction factors in controlling viral replication and stimulating antiviral immune responses
Nadine Laguette
CNRS UPR 1142, Virologie Moleculaire, Institut de Génétique Humaine, Montpellier
HIV-1 restriction in dendritic cells unveiled: consequences for the coordination of host immune responses


Meeting number 59
Date 03/10/2011 at 4 PM
Topic GRS European Seminar Series
Organizer Fernanado Arenzana-Seisdedos
Speakers Jose Alcami
AIDS Immunopathology Unit, Centro nacional de Microbiologia, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, Spain
X4 tropic HIV: Inhibition by CXCL12 within immunological synapses and impact of novel CCR5 inhibitors


Meeting number 58
Date 01/18/2011 at 4 PM
Topic Pediatric AIDS
Organizer Florence Buseyne
Moderator Claude Leclerc
Speakers Stéphane Blanche
Servive d'Immunologie, Hématologie, Hôpital Necker, Paris
New insights into pediatric HIV infection

Florence Buseyne
Unité d'Epidémiologie et de Physiopathologie des Virus Oncogènes, IP, Paris
Immunology of perinatal HIV infection in the long term

Marie-Laure Chaix
Laboratoire de Virologie, Hôpital Necker, Paris
Resistant viruses transmitted from mother to child: different issues in the North and the South
Albert Faye
Service de Pédiâtrie, Hôpital Robert Debré, Paris
Child therapy in Africa