Wednesday, December 4, 2019 8:30am to 10:30am
About this Event
Inaugural CFAR seminar, we are honored to host Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the NIAID/NIH.
Dr. Fauci was appointed Director of NIAID in 1984. He oversees an extensive research portfolio of basic and applied research to prevent, diagnose, and treat established infectious diseases such as HIV/AIDS, respiratory infections, diarrheal diseases, tuberculosis and malaria as well as emerging diseases such as Ebola and Zika. NIAID also supports research on transplantation and immune-related illnesses, including autoimmune disorders, asthma and allergies. The NIAID budget for fiscal year 2018 is an estimated $5.3 billion.
Dr. Fauci has advised five Presidents on HIV/AIDS and many other domestic and global health issues. He was one of the principal architects of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), a program that has saved millions of lives throughout the developing world.
The monthly CFAR Seminar series will vary in format and will include external and internal speakers, held 9am-10am on the first Wednesday of every month in the Carr Auditorium .
8:30-9:00 am: Breakfast
9:00-9:45 am: Dr. Fauci’s talk
9:45-10:30 am: Early Stage Investigators talks
Limited space, please register