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VRC 10 Year Anniversary
Scientific Symposium

VRC 10 Year Anniversary Scientific Symposium

National Institutes of Health
Natcher Conference Center
(Building 45)
Main Auditorium
Thursday, March 31, 2011
1:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Eastern

The past 10 years have ushered in major advances in vaccinology.
This year, on the occasion of its 10th anniversary, the Vaccine Research Center (VRC) is hosting a 10 Year Anniversary Scientific Symposium on Thursday, March 31, from 1 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. at the NIH Natcher Conference Center (Building 45) main auditorium. All NIH staff are cordially invited to attend this event, along with the general public. No registration is required.


1:00 – 4:45 PM VRC 10 Year Anniversary
Scientific Symposium
NIH Natcher Conference Center
1:00 – 1:10 Francis S. Collins Welcoming Remarks
1:10 – 1:20 Harold E. Varmus Introductory Remarks
1:20 – 1:45 Anthony S. Fauci The NIAID Vaccine Research Center: A Decade of Progress
1:45 – 2:10 Gary J. Nabel Ten Years of Rational Vaccine Design at the VRC
2:10 – 2:35 Ian Wilson Broad Neutralization of Influenza Virus:
Implications for a Universal Vaccine
2:35 – 3:00 Beatrice Hahn Origin of Human AIDS and Malaria in Wild Apes
3:00 – 3:30 Break  
3:30 – 3:55 Ashley Haase The Battle at Mucosal Front Lines and
Prevention of HIV-1 Transmission to Women
3:55 – 4:20 Glenda Gray The Impact of HIV in the Republic of South Africa:
The Need for Solutions
4:20 – 4:45 David Baltimore Where Do We Go From Here?

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Last Updated April 26, 2011

Last Reviewed March 17, 2011