Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Ashley Haase, MD
University of Minnesota
Ashley T. Haase is Regents’ Professor and Head of Microbiology at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. Dr. Haase has devoted the past 25 years of his career to investigating human (HIV-1/AIDS) and non-human primate (SIV) lentivirus infections, and his laboratory is currently investigating the globally predominant sexual route of HIV transmission in the SIV rhesus macaque model with the goal of developing effective vaccines and microbicides. Dr. Haase was an NIH NINDS Javits Awardee and two-time recipient of an NIH MERIT Award for his work on HIV, and is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.