Invitation: Public Lecture by Dr Robert Gallo on 15 April

4 April 2016

Dr Robert C Gallo is one of the world’s most eminent scientists having discovered two retroviruses, the only known human leukaemia virus – HTLV, the human herpes virus, the interleukin-2, the discovery of chemokines and made significant contributions to demonstrating that HIV is the cause of AIDS. His discoveries have influenced multiple facets of the HIV response in South Africa and in the world.  He is the Director of the Institute of Human Virology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and co-founder and Scientific Director of the Global Virus Network.

You are cordially invited to attend a lecture by Dr Gallo,  A Journey with Viruses and Blood Cells: with Emphasis on T cells, HIV, and AIDS,  on Friday 15th April, 10:30-11:30, K-RITH seminar rooms 1 &2. Please refer to the attached invitation for further details.