News and Events

December 07, 2018

Read last week's CFAR Weekly eNews! 

August 17, 2018

The University of Washington/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Developmental Core is delighted to announce the recipients of this year's New Investigator Awards.

June 19, 2018

The UW/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), which is housed within the University of Washington (UW) Department of Global Health, has received a 5-year, $17.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to provide critical services and support for HIV researchers in Seattle. 

April 26, 2018

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New Investigator Awards (NIAs)
Funding available (direct costs): up to $45,000-$55,000/year for two years
RFA Release Date: March 26, 2018
Application Deadline: May 25, 2018
Estimated Award Date: August 2018

April 12, 2018

The UW/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Developmental Core is excited to report on the 2018 CFAR NIA Networking Meeting hosted on March 21st at the Ninth & Jefferson Building. Developmental Core Director Dr. Ann Collier led the meeting with 10 award recipients from across the 2015-2017 cohorts (totaling 19 awards).

January 23, 2018
We are delighted to welcome Dr. Nina Kim to our CFAR! 
December 11, 2017

The University of Washington/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research extends our congratulations to CFAR researcher Dr. Lisa M. Frenkel, who was named a 2017 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

October 23, 2017

The University of Washington/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Developmental Core is delighted to announce the recipients of this year's New Investigator Awards.

November 16, 2016

We are delighted to announce that Jared Baeten, MD, PhD, has accepted the position of CFAR Director.  He will officially start on January 1, 2017.  After a robust nomination and vetting process, Jared was unanimously approved for the position. 

March 25, 2015

The opening ceremony for "Kuska: the UW-UPCH Center for Research and Training in HIV/AIDS and STI's" took place on April 4, 2014 with many representatives from the University of Washington in atten

Upcoming Events

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Location: Ninth and Jefferson Building, 908 Jefferson St, Seattle WA

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Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutch, 1100 Fairview Ave Seattle, WA 98109

Title: Single Cell Analysis of the HIV-1 Latent Reservoir

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More information, here.

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Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutch, 1100 Fairview Ave N Seattle, WA 98109

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Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutch, 1100 Fairview Ave N Seattle, WA 98109

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Location: Harborview Research and Training Building Auditorium, 300 9th Ave Seattle, WA 98104 

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Location: Pelton Auditorium, Fred Hutch, 1100 Fairview Ave N Seattle, WA 98109

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Location: Harborview Research and Training Building, Auditorium, 300 9th Ave Seattle, WA 98104

Webcasts

Speaker: Dr. Josh Schiffer
Affiliation: Fred Hutchinson
Title: Anti-proliferative therapy for HIV Cure

View the recording on CFAR's Youtube Channel

Title: A Pilot Mixed-Methods Study of Residential HIV Testing among African-Born Individuals in Seattle

Speakers: Dr. Rena Patel and Allen Roberts

View the recording on CFAR's Youtube Channel 

Speaker: Dr. Sybil Hosek 
Affiliation: Department of Psychiatry, John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL 

View the recording on CFAR's YouTube Channel

Speaker: Lishomwa Ndhlovu, MD, PhD
Affiliation: Department of Tropical Medicine, University of Hawai'i at Manoa

View the recording on CFAR's YouTube

Speaker: Sharon Hillier, PhD, Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Magee-Womens Research Institute

View the recording on CFAR's YouTube

Speakers:
Pro Side: Julie Dombrowski, Md, MPH; Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Washington 
Con Side: Olusegun O Soge, MSc, PhD; Assistant Professor, Department of Global Health, University of Washington
Facilitator: Connie Celum, MD, MPH; Prfessor, Department of Global Health, University of Washington

View the recording on CFAR's YouTube

Title: Getting to Grips with Extreme Viral Diversity: Impact of Variation on Immune Recognition of HIV
Speaker: Dr. Kelly Lee,
Affiliation: University of Washington, Department of Medicinal Chemistry

View the recording on CFAR's Youtube

Title: Molecular Cluster Investigations in HIV

Speakers: Joshua Herbeck, PhD and Richard Lechtenberg, MPH

View the recording on CFAR's Youtube

Speaker: Ya-Chi Ho, MD, PhD
Affiliation: Yale University

HIV-1 RNA SortSeq: HIV-1-driven aberrant host gene expression contributes to HIV-1 persistence

View the recording on CFAR's YouTube

Jared Baeten, MD, PhD is a professor in the Departments of Global Health, Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of Washington. He is the Director of the UW/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research. His research focuses on epidemiologic and biologic risk factors for HIV-1 and other sexually transmitted diseases, and clinical trials of novel interventions for prevention of HIV-1 transmission.