HIV & Aging Conference: Nov. 16-17

Please join the Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) at Emory, the Emory Center for Health in Aging, and the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing for “HIV & Aging: From Mitochondria to the Metropolis” on Thursday, 11/16 and Friday, 11/17 at Courtyard Decatur Downtown/Emory (Marriott). This includes a competitive, pre-conference mentoring workshop for early career investigators and a poster session. Download flyer (PDF)

General Admission
The NIH-funded R13 “HIV & Aging: From Mitochondria to Metropolis” conference will bring together leading scientists, educators, and clinicians working in the fields of gerontology and HIV-related studies to explore the basic science, clinical, and socio-behavioral aspects of aging. Register for General Admission

Pre-conference Mentoring Workshop
A pre-conference mentoring workshop will be held on the first day of the  conference for early career faculty, new investigators, and postdoctoral fellows with identified research topics at the intersection of HIV and aging. Some pilot data for a planned application for research support would be a plus, but it is not a requirement. Separate registration is required for the workshop. Abstract Submission InfoRegister for the Mentoring Workshop (Deadline: September 22)

 

 

Mentoring Workshop Objectives:

  • To provide mentoring and support to early career investigators intending to pursue research projects at the intersection of HIV and aging
  • To offer constructive feedback on research ideas
  • To facilitate linkages between new and senior investigators in the fields of HIV and aging
  • To provide early career investigators with information about NIH support for research on HIV and aging
  • To provide information about the NIH grant application review process and to offer suggestions for successful grant applications
  • To provide opportunities for feedback from and networking with NIH program officers
  • To exit the workshop with a revised Aims page (and, possibly, a clarified sense of the project’s design and methods)

 

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