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What's Hot in HIV (Basic Science)

Session: Symposium: What's Hot in ID and HIV
Wednesday, October 8, 2014: 2:00 PM
Room: The Pennsylvania Convention Center: Terrace Ballroom-I, II, III, IV
Beatrice Hahn, MD, Medicine and Microbiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Beatrice Hahn is a Professor of Medicine and Microbiology in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She is a microbiologist recognized for her work deciphering the primate origins of human AIDS viruses and the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum. She is known particularly for developing non-invasive methods to study the evolution, biology and zoonotic potential of microbes that infect endangered primate species in the wild. Dr. Hahnís most recent work is focused on developing a protective AIDS vaccine for humans by dissecting the HIV-1 transmission process and studying the biological properties of newly transmitted founder viruses.



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