February

Meredith Brantley, MPH, PhD - "CDC National HIV Behavioral Surveillance (NHBS) Project in Memphis - A Great New Opportunity for Cross-Institutional Collaboration"


March

Benjamin Siller, PhD (2017 CFAR Developmental Core Awardee) - "Development of Single Chain Antibody Mimics of T-cell Receptors as a Novel Immunotherapy Strategy"

Xinhong Dong, PhD (2016 CFAR Supplement Recipient) - "Structural Basis of the Interaction Between HIV-1 Gag and Filamin A"


April

Jessica Perkins, PhD - "Social Norms and HIV Prevention"


May

Thomas Scherr, PhD - "Mobile phone-connected diagnostic test to facilitate enrollment in the HIV continuum of Care"

David Haas, MD - "Next steps from the March 2018 Inter-CFAR Workshop on Partnerships between HBCUs and CFARs"


June 

Chris Aiken, PhD - "The gp41 Cytoplasmic Tail: the Final Frontier of HIV-1 ENV"


July 

Aimalohi Ahonkhai, MD, MPH - "Trends and Predictors of Linkage to HIV Care in TN" 

Mark Pilkinton, MD, PhD - "Single cell analysis of HIV-vaccine induced T cells"


August

Carolyn M. Audet, PhD - "Implementation Science: Lessons and Opportunities for HIV Researchers"


September

Leah Alexander, PhD, MPH - "Readiness for Rapid HIV Testing among African American Women (Part 1) "

R. Lyle Cooper, PhD - "The Effect of Stress on HIV Treatment Outcomes"


October

Yuri van der Heijden, MD, MPH - "Epidemiology of Drug-susceptible and Drug-resistant Tuberculosis in South Africa"


November

C. William Wester, MD, MPH - "Renal Risk Reduction (R3) RCT in Nigeria"


December

James Carlucci, MD, MPH - "Baby I want you back... Improving retention of HIV-exposed infants through enhanced understanding of attrition from HIV early infant diagnosis services in resource-limited settings"