Dr. James Billingsley shared a presentation recently to highlight the Bioinformatics support available through the HU CFAR Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core. Did you know Harvard affiliated HIV researchers can access free grant support, Exp. design, power analyses, help with budgets, biosketches, letters of support, manuscript review.
Early Career Investigators automatically qualify for 10 free hours of analysis.
The BSL-3 laboratory’s expanded capabilities to support virology work was provided through a generous gift from Mark and Lisa Schwartz, long-time supporters of the Ragon Institute. Through this gift, the BSL-3 was able to undergo upgrades that allow researchers throughout the Institute and across CFAR to safely research viral pathogens that affect the lives of millions of people across the globe.
As you may be aware, the Cross-Network TB Vaccine Working Group (TB Vaccine WG) Leadership are in the process of planning a multiday virtual meeting to develop a TB vaccine roadmap research for people living with HIV (PLWHIV), which will outline the current TB vaccine landscape and determine where TB vaccine research is headed. The meeting will be held in partnership with NIH/DAIDS. Attendees will include representatives from various organizations including members of the Cross-Network TB Vaccine Working Group, representatives from the WHO, stringent and local regulators (FDA, EMA...
"Government service was never part of my plans. But every doctor knows that when a patient is coding, your plans don’t matter. You run to the code. And when a nation is coding—if you are called to serve, you serve." .... Rochelle Walensky
MGH's Rochelle Walensky to run CDC https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2020/12/mass-general-hospitals-rochelle-walensky-to-run-cdc/
Who is Rochelle Walensky: https://www.npr.org/2020/12/09/944739752/who-is-rochelle-walensky-bidens-pick-for-cdc-director
Unafraid to speak her mind: https://www.washingtonpost....
The Harvard University Center for AIDS Research (HU CFAR) announced recently that Rajesh Gandhi and Galit Alter have taken on the positions of co-directors, with Gandhi assuming the additional title of principal investigator.
Gandhi and Alter are succeeding Bruce Walker, Harvard professor and director of the Ragon Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), MIT, and Harvard. Walker served as director for more than 25 years and his leadership shaped the CFAR into the successful Center it is today.