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Pauline Sameshima’s “One Cell, One World” art sculpture selected for exhibition at the 2022 NAEA Member Exhibition

Pauline Sameshima’s “One Cell, One World” art sculpture, was selected for inclusion in the 2022 NAEA Member Exhibition which will be showcased on the NAEA website. The Virtual Gallery will be available for viewing beginning July 25, 2022 on the NAEA website under Current Exhibitions.

Thank you again for sharing your talent with the NAEA community, and for the leadership you bring as a member of the National Art Education Association!

HOPE CAB Member Alecia Tramel-McIntyre Featured in HHS campaign ‘I am a Work of ART’

“I am a Work of ART” is a community-informed national campaign designed to encourage people with HIV who are not in care for HIV to seek care, stay in care, and achieve viral suppression by taking antiretroviral therapy (ART). People with HIV who take HIV medicine (called antiretroviral therapy) as prescribed and get and keep an undetectable viral load can live long and healthy lives and will not transmit HIV to their HIV-negative partners through sex.

HOPE Members Win Best Poster at Fusion Conference

Mexico – Matthew Bendall, Bhavya Singh and Jez Marston presented HOPE related studies at the Fusion Conference: Probing Human Disease Using Single-Cell Technologies, in Mexico in May 2022. Their poster entitled “Single cell retrotranscriptomics with Stellarscope: Developing a single cell transposable element atlas of human cell identity” won the best poster award. Congratulations to all of the authors!


HOPE Members Host Successful Codeathon

New York, NY – The 2021 Telescope “dark matter” codeathon, hosted by the Nixon Lab at WCM, brought together an international team of biologists, computational scientists, and bioinformaticians for an intense week of coding, analysis, and writing. The goal of this codeathon was to develop a robust, open source software pipeline for analyzing transposable element expression in single cell RNA-seq data.

MHRP a Partner in Two NIH-funded HIV Cure Collaboratories

Bethesda, MD – MHRP is part of two multi-institution research teams, or “Collaboratories”, that were awarded funds from NIH to develop an integrated approach to finding an HIV cure. These research projects bring together some of the leading researchers in the cure field and will help advance strategies to induce HIV remission.

Scripps Research scientist on front lines of finding HIV cure

JUPITER, Fla. — A local scientist at Scripps Research in Jupiter is on the frontlines of finding a cure for HIV. Susana Valente, an associate professor in the Department of Immunology and Microbiology, is part of a group of researchers from around the world working on a new strategy to find a cure.

New Approach to Developing a Cure for HIV

A multi-disciplinary group of researchers from around the world received $26.5 million from the National Institutes of Health to pursue a completely new strategy for curing HIV. The team is led by Melanie Ott (center) from Gladstone Institutes, as well as Susana Valente (left) from Scripps Research in Florida, and Lishomwa Ndhlovu (right) from Weill Cornell Medicine.