Yeast Genetics Sheds Light on Human Diseases

Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

VCU Honors College will host Assistant Professor Derek Prosser, Ph.D., for a Berglund seminar. He will discuss yeast genetics and how understanding the molecular mechanisms of membrane transport and identifying ways to manipulate specific pathways can have wide-ranging implications for human health and disease. Contact the email below for the event link. For more information, contact Jared Johnson at jajohnson4@vcu.edu or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/346116816779882/.

‘Differences in the Cervicovaginal Microbiomes of Women Who Naturally Control HIV Progression’

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020 from noon to 1 p.m.

Join the VCU C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research for an online KL2 Visiting Scholar Seminar featuring Katherine Michel, Ph.D., MPH, Georgetown-Howard University. She will discuss her current research into how a small percentage of HIV-positive people naturally control HIV viral levels without using antiretroviral medications. Register at the following URL. For more information, contact Rob Direnzo at direnzor@vcu.edu or visit https://vcu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_K_8VlnFcRG6fFdhPbpY8fA.