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40 years of HIV science
November 29th - December 1st, 2023
Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
The programme will be published soon
Wednesday, November 29, 2023
4.30 pm-6.00 pm
Chairs: Christophe D'enfert, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France - Sharon Lewin, Doherty Institute,  Australia
4.30 pm


Stewart Cole
President, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
4.40 pm
Yazdan Yazdanpanah
Director of ANRS | EID, INSERM, Paris, France
4.50 pm
Anne-Claire Amprou
Ambassadrice de France en charge des questions de santé mondiale
5.00 pm

Communities and activists: from confrontation to partnership in research

Hugues Fischer
TRT5, Pantin, France
5.30 pm

Introductory lecture: 40 Years of HIV Science:  Much Accomplished, Much To Do

Anthony S. Fauci
Distinguished University Professor, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Welcome Cocktail
6.00 pm-7.30 pm
Thursday, November 30, 2023
Session 1: Host cell-virus interactions
09.00 am-10.20 am
Chairs: Angela Ciuffi, Lausanne University Hospital and University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland - Frank Kirchhoff, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany
09.00 am

Structure and function of the HIV capsid

Wesley I. Sundquist
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, United States
09.20 am

The Next Frontier: Breakthroughs in HIV Post-Nuclear Entry Research

Francesca Di Nunzio
Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
09.40 am

Viral fusion and its inhibition

Olivier Schwartz
Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
10.00 am

Molecular conflict between HIV and host restriction factors

Florence Margottin-Goguet
Institut Cochin, University of Paris Cité, INSERM U1016, CNRS UMR8104, Paris, France
Coffee break
10.20 am-10.50 am
Session 2: Host responses to HIV infection
10.50 am-12.10 pm
Chairs: Michaela Müller-Trutwin, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France - Guido Silvestri, Emory University, Atlanta, United States
10.50 am

Sex differences in HIV-1 pathogenesis

Marcus Altfeld
Leibniz Institute of Virology, Leibniz, Germany
11.10 am

Using Spatial Biology and Multi-Omics approaches to understand HIV Persistence in tissues

Zaza Ndhlovu
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA & University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
11.30 am

Exploring Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies for HIV-1 Therapy

Michel C. Nussenzweig
Rockefeller University, New York, United States
11.50 am

NK cell differentation and viral control in SIV infection models

Nicolas Huot
Institut Pasteur, Université Paris-Cité, Unité HIV, Inflammation et Persistance, Paris, France
12.10 pm-2.00 pm
Session 3: Social / implementation Sciences
2.00 pm-3.20 pm
Chair: Meg Doherty, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
2.00 pm

Don't pass me by - the person at the centre of HIV... (Zoom TBC)

Lorraine Sherr
University College London, United Kingdom
2.20 pm

Clinical implementation of HIV discoveries

Beatriz Grinstejn
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (Fiocruz), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2.40 pm

Undoing Risk? Sociological Perspectives on HIV Prevention

Gabriel Girard
SESSTIM Inserm, Marseille, France
3.00 pm

Transforming effective innovations into efficient interventions: contributions from social and implementation sciences

Joseph Larmarange
CEPED, Paris, France
Coffee break
3.20 pm-3.50 pm
Session 4: Viral Persistence and Viral control
3.50 pm-5.50 pm
Chairs: Christine Rouzioux, University of Paris Descartes, Paris, France - Danny Douek, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, United States
3.50 pm

HIV-1 Cure informed by Elite Controllers

Xu Yu
Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, United States
4.10 pm

New insights into viral control

Asier Saez-Cirion
Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
4.30 pm

Resident microbiota is a major driver of the acquisition and pathogenesis of HIV and EBV

J. Victor Garcia
The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, United States
4.50 pm

Non-T cell tissue niches for HIV reservoirs in human macrophages and megakaryocytes and their cross talk

Morgane Bomsel
Laboratory of Mucosal Entry of HIV and Mucosal Immunity, Institut Cochin, University of Paris Cité, CNRS, UMR8104, Inserm, U1016, Paris, France
5.10 pm

The journey of HIV-1 DNA: From its synthesis to integration into the host genome

Monsef Benkirane
Human Genetics Institute, Montpellier, France
5.30 pm

Human broadly neutralizing antibodies to HIV-1 and beyond

Hugo Mouquet
Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Friday, December 1, 2023
Session 5: HIV Prevention
09.00 am-10.30 am
Chairs: Roger Le Grand, IDMIT, CEA, Fontenay-Aux-Roses, France - Daniela Rojas-Castro, Coalition Plus, Pantin, France
09.00 am

Treatment of HIV for Prevention: Reaching Full Potential

Myron Cohen
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, United States
09.20 am

Past, Present and Future of PrEP

Jean-Michel Molina
University of Paris Cité, INSERM U944 and Department of Infectious Diseases, St-Louis and lariboisièr Hospitals, APHP, Paris, France
09.50 am

Vaccine design to induce broadly neutralizing antibodies against HIV

William Schief
Scripps research, La Jolla, United States
10.10 am

Vaccine Evaluation and Development in Africa : COVID-19 Pandemic Lessons for HIV Vaccine R&D

Glenda Elisabeth Gray
South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC), Cape Town, South Africa
Coffee break
10.30 am-11.00 am
Session 6: New therapeutic strategy against HIV
11.00 am-12.00 pm
Chairs: Alexandra Calmy, Hopitaux universitaires de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland - Aahidjo Ayouba, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Montpellier, France
11.00 am

Novel antiretroviral therapies for people with HIV and why we need them

Joseph Eron
University of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
11.20 am

Therapeutic strategies in Africa: Could one size fit all?

Mireille Mpoudi-Etame
ANRS | EID, Yaounde, Cameroon
11.40 am

CRISPR for the elimination of HIV-1

Kamel Khalili
Temple University, Philadelphia, United States
Closing address
12.00 pm-12.55 pm
12.00 pm


Jean-François Delfraissy
President of the French National Consultative Ethics Committee
12.10 pm

HIV 40 years later, where are we going?

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2008), Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
12.40 pm

Sylvie RETAILLEAU, ministre de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche

End of meeting
12.55 pm-2.15 pm


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