History of Visiting Professors

Translational Immunovirology & Biodefense Program Visiting Professors

2004 Speaker

Speaker Title of Presentation Date
Dr. Peter Jahrling "Variola Virus Infection of Primates as a Model for Human Smallpox" November 11, 2004

2005 Speakers

Speaker Title of Presentation Date
Dr. Michael Barry "Technologies to Discover and Deliver Vaccines" January 17, 2005
Dr. Don J. Diamond "Molecular Strategies for Vaccination Against Infectious Disease and Cancer: Translational Approaches Based on Poxvirus Delivery Systems and CpG DNA Adjuvant" February 4, 2005
Dr. David Koelle "Homing in on cellular immunity to HSV-2 and vaccinia in humans" February 25, 2005
Dr. Michael Lederman "Immune Deficiency and immune protection in HIV infection" March 10, 2005
Dr. Mansour Mohamedzadeh "Dendritic Cells: In the forefront of vaccine development" March 25, 2005
Dr. Sharon Frey "Smallpox" June 2005
Dr. Franco Lori "Immunomodulating Drugs for the Treatment of HIV Infection" September 14, 2005
Dr. Richard Hotchkiss "Advances in the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Sepsis" November 2, 2005

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2006 Speakers

Speaker Title of Presentation Date
November 2, 2005 "How Viruses Evolve: Receptor Recognition as Tropism Determinant" January 9, 2006
Dr. Andrew Badley "Novel Clinical Applications of HIV Protease Inhibitors" February 13, 2006
Dr. Andrew Limper "Pneumocystis: Life at the Edge" March 13, 2006
Dr. Eric Poeschla "HIV Integration: Probing the Soft Underbelly of the Beast" April 10, 2006
Dr. Donald A. Henderson "Polio Eradiation 2006—A Faded Dream" July 11, 2006
Dr. Raymond Razonable "The Toll of the Troll: Cytomegalovirus in Transplantation" July 17, 2006
Dr. Conrad Quinn "Anthrax—From Exodus to Greenwich Village" September 11, 2006
Dr. Anne Meehan "A cellular cofactor for HIV integration: the story of LEDGF/p75" December 1, 2006

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2007 Speakers

Speaker Title of Presentation Date
Dr. Gregory Gray "Zoonotic Influnenza: Agriculture Workers at High Risk of Infection" January 8, 2007
Drs. Patel and Vlahakis Dr. Patel: "Staphylococcal enterotoxin B"
Dr. Vlahakis: "Nelfinavir Mono–Therapy Increases Naïve T–cell Numbers in HIV Negative Healthy Young Adults"
February 12, 2007
Dr. Michael N. Oxman "Effects of Age on the Natural History of Herpes Zoster and the Response to Zoster Vaccine" February 22, 2007
Dr. Evanthia Galanis "Oncolytic Measles Virus Strains in Glioma Treatment: Targeting, Combination Strategies and Clinical Trials" March 12, 2007
Dr. Paul K. Carlton "Biological Threats and Viable Solutions" March 15, 2007
Dr. Stephen Russell "Viruses as Anticancer Drugs" April 9, 2007
Dr. Steven P. O’Hara "Molecular Mechanisms of Cryptosporidium parvum Invasion of Cholangiocytes" June 11, 2007
June 11, 2007 "Searching new treatments for diseases that afflict smokers—Insights from dendritic cells" August 13, 2007
Dr. Teryl K. Frey "Cellular study of congenital rubella syndrome" September 10, 2007
Dr. Richard B. Kennedy "T cell epitopes and smallpox vaccines" October 8, 2007
Dr. Janet E. McElhaney "Interaction of Aging and the Immune System: Lesson Learned from Influenza Vaccination" November 12, 2007

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2008 Speakers

Speaker Title of Presentation Date
Dr. John D. Clements "Recent Advances in Vaccine Immunopotentiation and Delivery" January 14, 2008
Dr. Inna G. Ovsyannikova "Mass Spectrometry and Peptide-based Vaccine Development" February 11, 2008
Dr. Michael A. Barry "Engineering Adenovirus for Gene Therapy and Vaccines" March 10, 2008
Dr. Rafick-Pierre Sékaly "Memory T cells: What is the problem and how to fix it, a system biology approach" April 14, 2008
Dr. Robert G. Webster "Influenza: Emerging viruses and options for control" May 21, 2008
Dr. Stanimir Vuk-Pavlovic "Cellular Vaccines for Prostate Cancer–Status and Problems" June 9, 2008
Dr. Allan Barrett "Serious adverse events associated with yellow fever vaccine" August 11, 2008
Dr. James E. Crowe Jr., M.D. "Genetic and structural basis for development of high potency antibodies that neutralize viruses" September 8, 2008
Peter Nara "Deceptive Imprinting of Class II pathogens: Consequences and Countermeasures" October 13, 2008
Cristina Cassetti, Ph.D. "NIAID research efforts on emerging viral diseases" November 10, 2008

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2009 Speakers

Speaker Title of Presentation Date
Dr. Charles Howe "Antipathology Strategies to Protect Host Neurologic Function During Acute CNS Viral Infection" January 12, 2009
Dr. Andrew J. Morgan "Prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines against EBV and its associated cancers" January 30, 2009
John Shiver "Development of a novel Staphylococcus aureus vaccine based on a conserved protein antigen" February 9, 2009
Neelam Dhiman, Ph.D. "High Dimensional Gene Expression Profiling to Understand Immune–regulation Following Smallpox Vaccination" March 9, 2009
Richard A. Kaslow "Host Genetics and Infectious Diseases: Observations, Obstacles and Opportunities" April 13, 2009
Mark Wainberg "New Insights into HIV Transmission Dynamics: Implications for Public Health" May 11, 2009
Hirohito Kita, M.D. "Epithelium and immune cell interaction in Th2-type immunity" August 10, 2009
James P. Utz, M.D. "Proteomic Methodology for Measuring Immune Responses" September 14, 2009
Iana H. Haralambieva "Cellular Immune Responses to Attenuated and Wild Type Measles Virus Strains in Vaccinated Healthy Individuals" October 12, 2009
Svetomir N. Markovic, M.D. "Cancer Vaccines" November 9, 2009

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