ASI Invited Speaker:
Professor Nancy Haigwood, Director, Oregon National Primate Research Center; Professor, Pathobiology & Immunology; Adjunct Professor, Molecular Microbiology & Immunology, Oregon Health & Science University, Beaverton, OR, USA
Nancy Haigwood is Director of the Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC). She has over 35 years’ experience in molecular biology and immunology research in the area of global health, both in the for-profit and non-profit sectors and for the last 30 years In particular she has been actively engaged in vaccine discovery and immunotherapy research for in nonhuman primate (NHP) models for HIV/AIDS. She co-developed one of the first HIV vaccines, gp120 produced in CHO cells, while at Chiron Corporation (now Novartis) and has maintained a continuously funded laboratory that is focused on antibody-based therapies and Envelope-based vaccines to elicit protective antibodies.