Symposium on "Genes, Disparity in Healthcare Delivery, Behavior: What Role Does Each Play in Susceptibility in HIV?"

The UCLA AIDS Institute and Centers for AIDS Research (CFAR) present a symposium featuring Stephen O'Brien, Kevin Fenton, and Irvin Chen.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
La Kretz Hall, Room 110
619 Charles E Young Drive, East
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Info forwarded from Rathna Natarajan, Center Administrator, UCLA AIDS Institute -
Keynote Speaker:

Stephen J. O'Brien, Ph.D.
Chief, Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, NIH
"The role that genes play in preventing -and in promoting -HIV infection"
Guest Speaker:

Kevin Fenton, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control
"Racial disparity in HIV infection: In the nation and around the globe"

UCLA Speaker:

Irvin S.Y. Chen, Ph.D.
Director, UCLA AIDS Institute
"If the answer lies in our genes, what are the implications for future AIDS research?"
Admission is free; RSVP strongly requested. To reserve a seat, RSVP to the AIDS Institute at, or 310.794.7209.

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Special Instructions

Parking is pay-by-space and all-day ($9) available in lot 2 (enter Hilgard Ave. and Westholme).

Cost : Admission is free, but RSVP is requested to or call 310-794-7209.

For more information please contact:

UCLA AIDS InstituteTel: 310-794-7209

Sponsor(s): , The UCLA AIDS Institute and Centers for AIDS Research (CFAR).