2015 RAMP Profiles

Cohort 5 Scholars

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Aishat “Anu” Bakare
SUNY Downstate College
of Medicine

HVTN Site: New York Blood Center

Mentors: Hong Van Tieu, Beryl Koblin, Michele Andrasik

Project Title: “Assessing Patient Experience with Intravenous and Subcutaneous Monoclonal Antibody Vaccinations for Prevention of HIV Infections”


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Brittany Carter
Texas A&M College of
Medicine

HVTN Site: University of Rochester

Mentor: James Kobie

Project Title: “Impact of Injection Drug Use on B Cell Function”


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Leiberh "Noel" Diaz
University of Tennessee
Health Science Center

HVTN Site: Vanderbilt University

Mentor: Spyros Kalams

Project Title: “Quantitating the Frequency of HIV-specific Public TCR Clonotypes in HIV Infected Individuals and HIV Negative Vaccine Recipients”


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Jenny Jean
University of Rochester
School of Medicine and
Dentistry

HVTN Site: Setshaba Research Centre

Mentors: Mookho Malahlela, Mike Keefer

Project Title: “Community Understanding(s) of HIV Vaccine Reach and Vaccine-Induced Seropositivity”


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Sergio Marte
Stony Brook University
School of Medicine

HVTN Site: Columbia University/NY Blood Center

Mentors: Magda Sobieczszyk, Hong Van Tieu

Project Title: “Understanding the barriers and successful strategies that the facilitate participation of transmen in preventive HIV vaccine clinical trials: A focus on community awareness, accurate information dissemination, and transmasculine health”


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Martin Musuruana
University of Illinois College
of Medicine

HVTN Site: NY Blood Center

Mentors: Hong Van Tieu, Beryl Koblin

Project Title: “A pilot study comparing sexual and behavioral risk data collected via sexual diaries and online survey questionnaire among at-risk HIV Negative men who have sex with men in NYC”


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Joseph Souto
Albert Einstein School of
Medicine

HVTN Site: Columbia University/NY Blood Center

Mentors: Magda Sobieczszyk, Beryl Koblin

Project Title: “HVTN 505: Relationship between PrEP and vaccine prevention”


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Jessica-Ashley Williams
University of South
Carolina at Greenville

HVTN Site: Bridge HIV / San Francisco

Mentors: Hyman Scott, Michele Andrasik

Project Title: ”Evaluating the use of social media for engaging young African American and Latino men who have sex with men in HIV prevention research”


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Van Don Williams II
Ohio State University
College of Medicine

HVTN Site: Columbia University/NY Blood Center

Mentors: Magda Sobieczszyk, Hong Van Tieu

Project Title: “Female-to-Male (FTM) Transgender Individuals: Assessing knowledge of HIV vaccines and biomedical prevention methods, barriers and facilitators to participation in vaccine trials”