Join the NIDA HIV Research Program in welcoming NIDA Avant-Garde Award recipient Jonathan Karn, Ph.D., of Case Western Reserve University, on April 26, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. EST for the second installment of the NIDA HIV Seminar Series, with a presentation titled: "A Vicious Cycle: The Impact of Inflammation and Substance Use on the Control of HIV Latency in Microglia."
Dr. Karn is Distinguished University Professor, Reinberger Professor & Chair of the Department of Molecular Biology & Microbiology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He has been studying transcriptional control in HIV since the beginning of the epidemic in the mid-1980s. His current research focus on the impact of substance use on the regulation of HIV transcription and latency in microglial cells. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.