Javier Martínez-Picado, PhD 
ICREA Research Professor
AIDS Research Institute irsiCaixa
Barcelona, Spain

Lectures in Life Sciences Series
Tuesday October 1, 2019
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. CT
Hughes Auditorium
Lurie Medical Research Center, 1st Floor
303 E. Superior Street
Chicago, IL 60611

Dr. Martínez-Picado’s research focuses on understanding how HIV causes disease at the molecular and cellular level, tackling cellular and anatomical viral reservoirs, exploring new strategies to cure HIV/AIDS and collaborating on global HIV/AIDS vaccine development projects.

Martínez-Picado is ICREA Research Professor at the AIDS Research Institute irsiCaixa in Barcelona, and associate professor at the University of Vic (UVic-UCC). He received his PhD from the University of Barcelona and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. In 2000, he obtained a position as biomedical researcher of the Spanish Health Department appointed to the Hospital “Germans Trias i Pujol” in Badalona (Barcelona). Dr. Martínez-Picado serves on different government, academic and industry advisory boards and has published extensively on HIV treatment strategies and HIV pathogenesis in international journals.

This lecture is co-sponsored by P01 AI131346 (R. D’Aquila), the Driskill Graduate Program, and the Third Coast Center for AIDS Research