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Faculty Presentations

January 2011 - Present

Dr. James Blanchard

Invited Speaker - University of Texas, Dallas, Keynote Speaker, Phi Kappa Phi Induction Ceremony
November 2014

Dr. Jason Dufour

Hydrocephalus as a Consequence of Intrathecal Dextran Administration in Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta)
Association of Primate Veterinarians
October 2017

Excision of femoral head and neck for treatment of coxofemoral degenerative joint disease in a rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta).
Association of Primate Veterinarians
October 2012

Dr. Lara Doyle-Meyers‘

Regional Biosafety Laboratory: A veterinarian’s perspective’
Louisiana Branch AALAS, 2012

Dr. Rudolf P. Bohm, Jr.

Incorporating behavioral research in behavioral management programs.
ACLAM Forum – Of Mice and Management,
St. Petersburg Beach, FL,
May 6 - 9, 2012

Dr. Kate Baker

The effect of caretakers on nonhuman primate welfare.
Annual Meeting of the American Association for Laboratory Primates national meeting.
Austin, TX, USA
2017

Trends in Behavior Management Practices for Nonhuman Primates in the United States.
Charles River Short Course
Las Vegas, NV, USA
2017

Behavioral Management Programs for Nonhuman Primates.
PRIM&R Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Conference
New Orleans, LA, USA
2017

IACUCs and Behavioral Management Programs: Harmonizing behavioral management and research
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Conference
New Orleans, LA, USA
2017

Macroenvironmental Effects on the Well-being of Singly-Caged Male Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta).
Annual Meeting of the American Society of Primatologists
Washington, DC, USA
2017

Providing feeding enrichment by hand mitigates anxiety among laboratory-housed rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta).
Annual Meeting of the American Society of Primatologists
Washington, DC, USA
2017

Trends in behavioral management practices for nonhuman primates in the United States.
Annual Meeting of the International Society of Primatology / American Society of Primatology
Chicago, IL, USA
2016

Primate behavioral management in the United States: Changes in practices over time and variations associated with facility size.
Annual Meeting of the American Association for Laboratory Primates
Charlotte, NC, USA
2016

Overview of Behavioral Management Practices for Nonhuman Primates”.
Meeting of the Directors of the National Primate Research Centers and broadcast to other participants.
Bethesda, MD, USA
2016

Minimizing the lifetime severity of self-injurious behavior in affected rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta).
Annual Meeting of the American Society of Primatology
Bend, OR, USA
2015

Factors influencing the response of singly housed rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) to human interaction.
Annual Meeting of American Journal of Primatology
Bend, OR, USA
2014

Best practices for socializing macaques. 2nd Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory Animals.
Co-sponsored by the Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing, and the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare.
University of Colorado, Denver, CO. USA
2014

Pair housing of adult rhesus macaques in the research environment.
California National Primate Research Center
Davis, CA, USA
2014

Behavioral management of nonhuman primates: Environmental enhancement programs and the IACUC interface.
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, NY, USA
2014

Pairing rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta): Methodology and outcomes at four National Primate Research Centers.
Annual Meeting of the American Journal of Primatology
Decatur, GA, USA
2014

Positive Reinforcement Training: “Training to train” program.
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, NY, USA
2013

Improving the lives of nonhuman primates.
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia,
Philadelphia, NY, USA
2013

Behavior, body condition, and hair coat quality in differentially-reared rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta).
Annual Meeting of the American Journal of Primatology
San Juan, PR.
2013

Implementation of pair housing for nonhuman primates.
Annual Meeting of the American Journal of Primatology
Sacramento, CA, USA
2012

Recommendations for successful pair housing introductions of adult rhesus macaque in the laboratory setting.
Charles River Short Course
Boston, MA, USA
2012

Recommendations for successful pair housing introductions of adult rhesus macaque in the laboratory setting.
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY, USA
2011

Recommendations for successful pair housing introductions of adult rhesus macaque in the laboratory setting.
Charles River Short Course
Boston, MA, USA
2011


Behavior of female pairs varies between protected contact and full contact pair housing in rhesus macaques but not longtailed macaques.
Annual Meeting of the American Journal of Primatology
Austin, TX, USA
2011

Dr. Nicholas Maness

Immunological variation due to MHC and other genetic variation NHP
Society for Toxologic Pathology Annual Meeting
San Diego, CA
July, 2016

Dr. Elizabeth Didier

Macrophages and Aging; Early Lessons from the SIV/AIDS rhesus macaque model.
Department of Tropical Medicine Seminar Series (Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine)
April 11, 2016

Responsible Conduct in Research
Tulane University, Science and society – The scientist as a responsible member in society.
October 18, 2016

Dr. Pyone P. Aye DVM

Careers in the Biomedical Profession
Southeastern Louisiana University
Hammond, LA, USA
January 1, 2011

Peter Didier DVM, PhD

Primate Pathology Image Database Seminars for National Primate Centers and Guests
Tulane National Primate Research Center (Online Seminar)
Covington, LA, USA
May 2016,
2017

TNPRC “Case Presentations”
Grand Rounds
Tulane National Primate Research Center (In-House Seminar)
Covington, LA, USA
January, April, June, September, December 2016

Primate Pathology Image Database Seminars for National Primate Centers and Guests
NIH/NCRR
Bethesda, MD, USA
January 25, 2011

Deepak Kaushal PhD

Invited Keynote talk titled “Immunomodulation in TB Granulomas and Host-directed Therapy Against it”
5th Texas Tuberculosis Research Symposium
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Center
El Paso, TX
Feb 8-9th, 2018

Talk titled “Stress-response deficient mutants of Mycobacterium tuberculosis as next-gen anti-TB vaccines”
5th Global Forum on TB Vaccines
New Delhi, India
Feb 20th-23rd, 2018

Invited talk titled “Attenuated Mtb-based vaccines that are Stress-response Deficient”
Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (TBVI) Annual Meeting Symposium on Host-Directed
Therapies, Switzerland
Jan 29-31, 2018

Invited talk titled “Primate Lung Tuberculoma: Perspectives and Lessons from the NHP Model”
NIAID 3D Human In vitro TB Granuloma Model Development Workshop
Bethesda, MD
Jan 11th, 2018.

Invited talk titled “To Boldly Go Where No T Cell Has Gone Before”
Ohio State University
Columbus, OH
Jan 09th, 2018.

Invited talk titled “To Boldly Go Where No T Cell Has Gone Before"
NIH, NIAID Host Directed Therapy for Tuberculosis and HIV Co-Infection Workshop
Bethesda, MD
Nov 28th, 2017.

Invited talk titled “To Boldly Go Where No T Cell Has Gone Before”
St Louis University School of Medicine
St Louis, MO
Jan 09th, 2018.

Invited talk titled “Host-directed therapies to elicit unnatural immunity to Mycobacterium tuberculosis”
University of Texas
Tyler, TX
Aug 18th, 2017.

Research Presentation titled “Antigen-specific responses to persistent M. tuberculosis infection in primates – Lung-specific responses”
Tuberculosis Research Units (TBRU)-ASTRa annual meeting
Atlanta, GA
Apr 12th, 2017.

Invited talk titled “Whole cell-based vaccination strategies against tuberculosis”,
Nonhuman Primate Research Community Meeting, BMGF CTVD
Delft, the Netherlands
March 27th-30th, 2017.

Invited talk titled “Antigen-specific responses to persistent and cleared M. tuberculosis infection in macaques”
Annual Tuberculosis Research Units Network meeting
Bethesda MD
22-24th March, 2017.

Plenary talk titled “Promiscuous Behaviour helps: DosR-independent interactions of DosS and Mycobacterium tuberculosis persistence”
Oral Session on Pathogenic Microbiology, ASM South Central Branch Meeting
University of Louisiana
Lafayette, LA
Oct 27-28th, 2016. Session Chair.

Research Presentation titled “Antigen-specific responses to persistent M. tuberculosis infection in primates”
Tuberculosis Research Units (TBRU)-ASTRa annual meeting
Atlanta, GA,
Oct 12th, 2016.

Forum presentation at the “Nonhuman Primate Models Working Group”
BMGF CTVD annual meeting
Seattle, WA.
June 22nd-25th, 2016

Invited talk titled “The Mycobacterium tuberculosis hypoxia-sensor DosS modulates autophagic control via promiscuous interaction with a non-cognate transcription factor”
Jawahar Lal Nehru University Special Centre for Biomolecular Medicine
New Delhi, India
June 17th, 2016.

Talk titled “Antigen-specific T-cell Responses in Macaques with Persistent and Cleared Latent TB Infection”
TBRU-ASTRa All Partners Meeting
Atlanta GA
March 1st, 2016.

Invited “plenary” talk titled “Mucosal Vaccination as a Strategy to Prevent TB Transmission”
Texas Tuberculosis Research Symposium
Houston Methodist Research Institute
Houston TX
Jan 22nd, 2016.

Invited talk titled “A Leading Attenuated Mycobacterial Vaccine Strain is not only Immunogenic and Efficacious, but also Safe in Preclinical Studies”
AERAS Global TB Foundation
Rockville, MD
Dec 16th, 2016.

Invited talk titled “Modulation of Pulmonary Immune Responses during Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection”
Louisiana Vaccine Center and the Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology
New Orleans, LA
Sept 2nd, 2015.

Research Presentation titled “Antigen-specific responses to persistent M. tuberculosis infection in primates”
Tuberculosis Research Units (TBRU)-ASTRa annual meeting
Atlanta, GA
May 5th, 2015.

Invited talk titled “Attenuated Live Mycobacteria Provide Immune Signatures of Protection from TB in a Human-like Model of Infection”
CECAL, FIOCRUZ
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Apr 24th, 2015.

Invited talk titled “The Nonhuman Primate Model of TB”
Annual CSU TB Conference, Colorado State University Mycobacteria Research Laboratories (MRL)
Fort Collins, CO
Apr 8th, 2015.

Invited talk titled “Intra-granulomatous transcriptomics of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection in a Human-like Model”
INBRE Network of the South Annual Meeting
University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, MS
Feb 16th, 2015

Invited talk titled “Tuberculosis lessons learned from the Non-Human Primate Model”
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jan 12th, 2015.

Tuberculosis Research at the TNPRC – Highlights
Bill and Melinda Gates Tuberculosis Program
TNPRC
Covington, LA
Dec 5th, 2015.

Modulation of Protective Immunity by Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Stress Response Pathways
Tulane University School of Medicine Department of Microbiology and Immunology
New Orleans, LA
Oct 1st, 2014.

Transcriptomics Pipeline in Nonhuman and Human Primate Granulomas
Research talk at the Tuberculosis Systems Biology Consortium, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute titled “
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
Bethesda, MD
Sept 12th 2014.

Modulation of Immune Responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Lungs
Texas tech University Health Science Center
El Paso, TX
June 27th, 2014.

Intra-Granulomatous Battles between the Tubercle Bacilli and the Host
Tulane School of Medicine Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care
New Orleans, LA
May 8st 2014.

Intra-Granulomatous Battles between the Tubercle Bacilli and the Host
Alabama State University Center for Nanotherapeutics
Montgomery, AL
|May 1st 2014.

HIV/SIV Co-infection: Correlates of SIV Co-infection Mediated Reactivation of Latent TB
31 Nonhuman Primate Models of AIDS meeting
Atlanta, GA
Nov 3rd-6th 2013.

Mechanisms of Granuloma Persistence by Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Oct 29th, 2013.

Transcriptomic Signatures of Reactivation TB Distinct from Active TB
Tuberculosis Systems Biology Consortium, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
Bethesda, MD
Sept 20th, 2013.

The Mechanism of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Response to Hypoxia in Primate Granulomas
Johns Hopkins Center for TB Research
Baltimore, MD
Sept 19th, 2013.

Mechanisms of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Persistence in Lungs”
American Thoracic Society (ATS) annual meeting
Philadelphia, PA
May 19th 2013.

Invited talk “The TNPRC Nonhuman Primate Model of TB” at the workshop titled “The use of non-human primates to study tuberculosis”
Colorado State University
Apr 29th, 2013.

Invited talk at the Emory Vaccine Center titled “Genetic Requirements for the Survival and Persistence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in response to Hypoxia”. Atlanta GA
Feb 27th, 2013.

Talk at the NHLBI Tuberculosis Systems Biology Program Annual Meeting titled “Transcriptomics of TB Latency and Reactivation in Nonhuman Primate Granulomas: Role of Negative Regulators of Adaptive Immunity”.
Washington DC
Sept 21st, 2012

Genetic Requirements for the Survival of Tubercle Bacilli in Nonhuman Primates
Imaging Symposium of Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Sept 20th 2012.

Granuloma correlates of latent, acute and reactivation TB – Implications for TB diagnostics”Invited talk at the Center for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics Department of Biotechnology, Government of India
Hyderabad, India
Jul 20th, 2012.

Genetic Requirements for the Survival and Persistence of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Primates
Invited talk at the UT South Western Global Health Grand Rounds Presentation titled
Dallas, TX
June 6th, 2012.

The TNRPC Tuberculosis Research Program
Invited talk at the University of Louisiana Department of Biology
Lafayette, LA
Apr 27th, 2012.

Welcome Speech and Call to Order at the 1st Louisiana Mycobacterium Symposia
Covington, LA
Apr 20th, 2012.

Genetic Requirements for the Survival of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in-vivo – A Tale of Two Regulons
Plenary talk at the 1st Louisiana Mycobacterium Symposia
Covington, LA
Apr 20th, 2012.

Transcriptomic Evaluation of the Pathogenesis of TB and TB/AIDS Co-infection in Nonhuman Primates
Invited talk at the 5th International Conference on Primate Genomics titled “
Houston, TX
Apr 17th, 2012.

The Role of the SigH Network in Modulating Immune Response
4th Southern Mycobacteria Symposium
Atlanta, GA
Jan 14th, 2012.

The Mycobacterium tuberculosis DsigH Strain as a Potential Vaccine Candidate
University of Texas Health Sciences Center – invited seminar
Houston, TX
Oct 8th, 2011.

Modulation of Host Immune Response by Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Louisiana Board of Regents/Louisiana Vaccine Center/South Louisiana Institute for Infectious Disease Research Plenary Talk
New Orleans, LA
Oct 20th 2011.

Transcriptomics of Tuberculosis Latency in Nonhuman Primates
Invited talk at the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Tuberculosis Systems Biology Consortium Annual Meeting
Washington DC
Sept 12th, 2011.

Modulation of b-chemokine signaling by a Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Stress Response Factor
University of Texas Medical Branch– invited seminar
Galveston, TX
Apr 20th, 2011.

Modulation of Innate Immune Response by a Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Stress Response Factor
Tulane University School of Medicine Department of Physiology Seminar Series
New Orleans, LA
Mar 17th 2011.

Louisiana State University School of Medicine Department of Physiology and the Comprehensive Alcohol Research Center Seminar Series titled “Modulation of Innate Immune Response by a Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Stress Response Factor”.
New Orleans, LA,
Feb 17th 2011.

Use of the nonhuman primate model of TB and TB/AIDS co-infection to study immunopathogenesis and protection
Durban, RSA
Jan 26th, 2011.

Transcriptome Profiles of Primate TB Granuloma Lesions
Keystone Symposia on Tuberculosis/ Bioinformatics and Systems Biology Session
Vancouver, BC,
Jan 18th, 2011.


Transcriptomics of Tuberculosis Latency and Reactivation in Nonhuman Primates
NHLBI Tuberculosis Systems Biology Consortium
Washington DC, USA
September 12, 2011

Modulation of Innate Immunity by a Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Stress Response Factor
University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, TX, USA
April 19, 2011

Modulation of Innate Immune Response by a Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Stress Response Factor
Tulane University School of Medicine Department of Physiology
New Orleans, LA, USA
March 17, 2011

Modulation of Innate Immune Response by a Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Stress Response Factor
Louisiana State University School of Medicine Department of Physiology
New Orleans, LA, USA
February 17, 2011

Transcriptomics of Primate Tuberculosis Granuloma Lesions: Markers of Latency, Reactivation and Immunity
Keystone Symposia
Vancouver, BC, Canada
January 15, 2011

Andrew G. Maclean, PhD

Invited presentation titled “Barriers to understanding HIV infection in brain: all models are wrong, but some are useful”
National Institute of Health
Bethesda, MD, USA
January 2017

Invited presentation titled “NeuroAIDS: some useful models for overcoming barriers”
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA, USA
October 2017

Invited presentation titled “Coming unglued: Why Virchow was right, but for all the wrong reasons”
University of Texas
San Antonio, TX, USA
April 2017

Invited presentation titled “Designer T-cells, Designer Drugs, and Proof of Concept with xCELLigence”
American Association for Cancer Research
Washington, DC, USA
March 2017

Self-injurious behaviors in rhesus macaques: potential glial mechanisms
49th Annual Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Development Disorders
San Diego, CA, USA
March 2016

Amitinder Kaur, MD

Maternal-child Transmission of CMV in Rhesus Macaques: Towards Developing a Nonhuman Primate Model of Congenital CMV Infection.
Tulane University Presidential Symposium on Translational Research in Infectious Diseases.
New Orleans, LA, USA
March 11-13, 2015

Innate Immunity and outcome of SIV infection.
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
El Paso, Texas, USA
November 19-20, 2015

Pre-inoculation infusion with hyperimmune globulin (HIG) protects against vertical transmission in the rhesus macaque model of congenital CMV infection.
Congenital CMV Public Health and Policy Conference
Austin, Texas, USA
September 26-27, 2016

Pre-inoculation infusion with hyperimmune globulin (HIG) protects against vertical transmission in the rhesus macaque model of congenital CMV infection.
34th Annual Symposium on Nonhuman Primate Models for AIDS
New Orleans, LA, USA
October 11-14, 2016

NKT Phenotyping, Expansion, and Functional Analysis.
4th NHP Transplantation Techniques Workshop
Rockville, MD, USA
November 7-8, 2016

Binhua Ling, PhD

Partially control of viral rebound with a Rev-dependent lentiviral vector carrying HSV-tk gene in SIV-infected rhesus macaques
The 8th international workshop on HIV persistence during therapy
Miami, FL, USA
December 2017

Poster presentation titled “Persistence of SIV in the brain of SIV-infected Chinese rhesus macaques with or without antiretroviral therapy”
The 8th international workshop on HIV persistence during therapy
Miami, FL, USA
December 2017

Poster presentation titled “A single, low dosage treatment with a Rev-dependent lentiviral vector carrying HSV-tk gene partially controls viral rebound with ART interruption in a SIV rhesus macaque model”
NeuroHIV in the ART era
Washington, DC, USA
October 2017

Poster presentation titled “Establishment of SIV-infected Chinese rhesus macaque model of latency to study tissue reservoirs”
28th International Workshop on Retroviral Pathogenesis
New Orleans, LA, USA
December 2016

Poster presentation titled “Multiple lymphoid tissue viral DNA and RNA reservoirs in SIV-infected rhesus macaques of Chinese origin on suppressive antiretroviral therapy”
Strategies for an HIV Cure 2016
NIH main campus, Bethesda, MD, USA
November 2016

Poster presentation titled “Multiple lymphoid tissue reservoirs in SIV-infected Chinese rhesus macaques on suppressive antiretroviral therapy”
34th Annual Symposium on Nonhuman Primate Models for AIDS
New Orleans, LA, USA
October 2016

Gut viral reservoirs in SIV-infected long-term nonprogressing Chinese rhesus macaques on antiretroviral therapy
Keystone Symposia Conference, HIV Persistence: Pathogenesis and Eradication (X7)
Olympic Valley, CA, USA
March 2016

Novel Uses for Novel Technologies
National Roche Event
Orlando, FL, USA
February 1, 2011

Bapi Pahar DVM, PhD

Simian Immunodeficiency Virus: Role of T and B Cells
Department of Biochemistry, Tulane University
New Orleans, LA, USA
March 14, 2011

Karol Sestak DVM, PhD

Immunogenetics of Gluten Sensitivity in Rhesus Macaques: A Celiac Disease Model
5th Asian Congress on Autoimmunity
Singapore
November 19, 2011

Gluten Sensitivity in Rhesus Macaques: Food Allergy and Autoimmunity
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, VA, USA
October 14, 2011

Consequences of Increased Intestinal Permeability in Gluten-Sensitive Rhesus Macaques
National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Disorders, Translational Approaches for Pharmacotherapy of Acute Diarrhea
Bethesda, MD, USA
September 26, 2011

Ronald S. Veazey DVM, PhD

Invited lecture titled “Nonhuman primate studies performed for the University of Pennsylvania Center for Aids Research (CFAR)"
CFAR External Advisory Committee Meeting
Philadelphia, PA, USA
January 2018

Invited lecture titled “Mucosal CD4+ T Cells are their role in HIV pathogenesis"
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL, USA
October 2017

Invited lecture titled “Defining the earliest targets of SIV susceptibility after mucosal challenge in the rhesus macaque model”
HIV Vaccine Trials Network annual Mucosal Immunology Working Group Meeting (HVTN-MIG)
Seattle, WA, USA
May 2017

Invited lecture titled “Dynamics of peripheral and mucosal CD4+T cells in simian immunodeficiency virus infection and AIDS”
2016 ACVP/ASCVP Annual Meeting
New Orleans, LA, USA
December 2016

Invited lecture titled “Mechanisms of CD4+ T Cell Infection, Destruction, and Dysfunction in SIV infection”
28th International Workshop on Retroviral Pathogenesis
New Orleans, LA, USA
December 2016

Invited lecture titled “Mucosal pathogenesis of SIV infection”
Huazhong Agricultural University, (HZAU)
Wuhan, China
November 2016

Invited lecture titled “HIV Vaccines, 2016”
STD Institute, Shanghai Skin Disease Hospital
Shanghai, PR China
November 2016

Invited lecture titled “Mucosal CD4+T cell Subsets and their role in SIV pathogenesis”
HIV Vaccine Trials Network annual Mucosal Immunology Working Group Meeting (HVTN-MIG)
Seattle, WA, USA
June 2016

Nonhuman Primate Models for HIV Prevention and Treatment Strategies
Merck Research Group
West Point, PA, USA
September 15, 2011

Mucosal Pathogenesis of SIV
Ochsner Medical Center
New Orleans, LA, USA
July 15, 2011

Freeze-Thaw Effects on GI Tissue Samples Collected from Nonhuman Primates
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, WA, USA
April 12, 2011

In-vivo Efficacy of Microbicides
University of London, Kings College of London
London, England
March 15, 2011

Comparative Study of Macaques and Humans
Cleveland Aids Clinical Trials Unit, Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH, USA
January 14, 2011

Monica Embers, PhD

Studies of B. burgdorferi Persistence in the Nonhuman Primate, Focus On Lyme.
Educational Forum
Albany, NY
July 15, 2016.

The Challenges of Diagnosing and Curing Lyme disease.
Lyme Disease Action Conference, Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK.
Sept. 17, 2016.

The Challenge of Curing Lyme Disease.
The American College of Veterinary Pathologists Annual Meeting
New Orleans, LA.
Dec. 3-7, 2016.

The Challenges of Diagnosing and Curing Late Stage Lyme disease.
18th Annual Lyme Tick-Borne Diseases meeting, sponsored by the Lyme Disease Association
Philadelphia, PA
Sept. 23-24, 2017.

Huanbin Xu, PhD

Invited Speaker “Follicular T helper cells, persistent HIV infection and host immunity”
Tulane University School of Medicine
New Orleans, LA, USA
March 2017

Xiaolei Wang, PhD

Rapid development of Immune system in neonatal nonhuman primates
Tulane National Primate Research Center (In-House Seminar)
Covington, LA, USA
November 2017

Development of the neonatal mucosal immune system in nonhuman primates
2017 Infant Immunity Annual Meeting
Rockville, MD, USA
June 2017

Mahesh Mohan DVM, PhD

Poster presentation titled “Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol mediated attenuation of gastrointestinal dysfunction in chronic SIV-infected rhesus macaques involves differential modulation of epithelial DNA methylation and T cell activation”
NIDA Genetics Consortium Meeting
Rockville, MD, USA
January 2018

Poster presentation titled “Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol mediated attenuation of intestinal inflammation in chronic SIV-infected rhesus macaques involves differential modulation of anti-microbial defensins, pro-inflammatory gene and microRNA expression despite high viral loads”
NIDA Genetics Consortium Meeting
Rockville, MD, USA
December 2016

Robert Blair DVM, PhD

Characterization of the pathology and immune response to a CD4 independent, non CD4 tropic SIV in rhesus macaques
Tulane National Primate Research Center (In-House Seminar)
Covington, LA, USA
November 2017

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