HIV/AIDS Research: Its History & Future

October 13-16, 2016, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) encourages you to attend the History of Science meeting:  HIV/AIDS Research: Its History & Future, which will be held October 13-16, 2016, at CSHL. It is organized by the CSHL/Genentech Center for the History of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology and the CSHL Meetings & Courses Program.


  • Robert Gallo, Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland School of Medicine
  • John Coffin, Tufts University
  • Mila Pollock, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
  • Bruce Walker, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard

The upcoming meeting will seek to address the history of HIV/AIDS research over the last three decades. Never before have the pioneers of the science of retroviruses, the discoverers of human retroviruses, the developers of HIV/AIDS therapeutics, and key figures in important research findings come together to discuss the history of the field. Together this interdisciplinary group will review the key scientific, epidemiological, and clinical discoveries that created this field. The meeting will also touch on the present science of HIV/AIDS and the paths to the future control of this global pandemic, which tragically, has persisted for more than 35 years.

Please see the meeting website for complete details about the roster of prominent speakers, session topics, and registration information:

This is a unique opportunity to meet some of the most renowned scientists in the fields of HIV/AIDS research and therapeutics from around the world.

We invite you to submit a poster. The registration and poster deadline is October 1, 2016.  

Financial assistance is available for travel and registration expenses. Please see the meeting website for instructions on how to apply.


Mila Pollock, Executive Director

Library & Archives

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

1 Bungtown Road

Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11545


Call for papers

Deadline: October 1, 2016

Posted: September 09, 2016