Lentivirus Day: Understanding HIV & the Development of Lentiviral Vectors
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WHG Lentivirus Day: Understanding HIV & the Development of Lentiviral Vectors


09.40-10.00 Crash course in HIV & Lentiviral Vectors
Dr Altar Munis, RDM, University of Oxford

10.00-10.30 The importance of understanding HIV-1 entry and fusion in rational vaccine design.
Dr Sergi Padilla Para NDM, University of Oxford/ Kings College London

10.30-11.00 HIV-1 Capsid Assembly & Interactions with Host Cell Factors
Prof Peijun Zhang, NDM, University of Oxford

11.00-11.30 Virus sensing & innate immune control of lentiviral vectors
Prof Jan Rehwinkel, WIMM, University of Oxford

11.30-12.00 Insights into HIV remission & eradication strategies
Prof John Frater, NDM, University of Oxford

12.00-13.00 -LUNCH BREAK –

13.00-13.30 Analytical tools for mapping lentiviral integration
Dr Altar Munis, RDM, University of Oxford

13.30-14.00 The Use of Lentiviral CRISPR-Cas9 libraries for genome-wide loss and gain of function screening
Dr Daniel Ebner, NDM, University of Oxford

14.00-14.30 Re-purposing Lentivirus to treat lung disease
Prof Deborah Gill, RDM, University of Oxford

14.30-15.00 CAR-T cell therapies
Dr Rachael Nimmo, Cell Technology Group, Oxford BioMedica
Date: 18 November 2020, 9:40 (Wednesday, 6th week, Michaelmas 2020)
Venue: Venue to be announced
Speakers: Dr Sergi Padilla Parra (University of Oxford), Professor Peijun Zhang (Strubi, University of Oxford), Prof Jan Rehwinkel (WIMM HIU), John Frater (University of Oxford), Dr Altar Munis (University of Oxford), Daniel Ebner (University of Oxford), Prof Deborah Gill (University of Oxford ), Dr Rachael Nimmo (Oxford BioMedica)
Organising department: Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics
Part of: WHG Theme Day
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Isabel Schmidt