Delegate Networking Lunch

Attention Young and Early-Career Investigators! Senior researchers in the field have generously agreed to meet with you over lunch and discuss your career, your area of research and any other topics you wish to talk about. Do not miss this opportunity to network with your peers and meet some of the leading researchers in the field!


Lunch tables have been reserved on Tuesday and Wednesday. The list of participating researchers is available at the conference registration desk along with a sign-up sheet. Space is limited and will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.


Senior Researchers Include:

Tuesday Lunch

Susan Buchbinder

San Francisco Department of Public Health, USA


Mariano Esteban

Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Spain


Jake Estes

Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, USA


Yves Lévy

France Université Paris, Vaccine Research Institute, France


Tomas Hanke

University of Oxford, UK



David Watkins

University of Miami, USA




Jose Alcami

Instituto de Salud Carlos III, University of Madrid, Spain


Galit Alter

Harvard University Center for AIDS Research, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard, USA


Marcus Altfeld

Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, USA


Dan Barouch

Harvard University Center for AIDS Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, USA


Jose Esparza

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USA


Glenda Gray

Perinatal HIV Research Unit, Johannesburg, South Africa


Eric Hunter

Emory University, USA 


Mario Roederer

Vaccine Research Center, NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, USA


Robin Shattock

Imperial College London, UK 


Bruce Walker

Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, USA


David Weiner

University of Pennsylvania, USA