Campus Advisories

GW classes canceled; administrative and academic offices closed on March 21

04:27am, Wednesday, March 21, 2018

GW classes are canceled, administrative and academic offices are closed, and activities and events will not take place on Wednesday, March 21 at all of our Washington metropolitan area campuses and locations because of inclement weather.

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Sylvia Silver, DA

Co-Director, Developmental Core, DC CFAR; Professor, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, The George Washington University
Phone: 202-994-2945

Current HIV/AIDS Research Activities:

  • MPI, AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource
  • PI, GW AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource
  • Director, AIDS Malignancy Clinical Trials Consortium Biorepository¬†

Current HIV/AIDS Educational Activities:

  • The Biology of HIV/AIDS
  • Presentations on HIV/AIDS
  • Biobanking best practices
  • Capacity building in biobanking

Highlighted HIV/AIDS Publications:

  • Yakovleva, A, Plieskatt JL, Jensen S, Humeida R. Lang J, Guangzhao L, Bracci, Silver S, Bethony J. Fit for genomic and proteomic purposes: Sampling the fitness of nucleic acid and protein derivatives from formalin fixed paraffin embedded tissue. PLoS One. Jul 2017;12(7)
  • Wagner-Johnson ND, Lensing S, Noy A, Ratner L, Henry, Lee JY, Silver S, Faham M, Ambinder R. High frequency of identical clonal immunoglobulin DNA in pre-treatment tumor and plasma from untreated patients with HIV-associated lymphoma: prospective multicenter trial of the AIDS malignancies consortium (AMC 064).2017.Leuk Lymphoma. 2017 Dec;58(12):2939-2942.
  • Schneider JW, Sanderson M, Geiger D., Nokta M, Silver S., A Biobank to Support HIV Malignancy Research for Sub-Saharan Africa. S Afr Med J. 2016. Aug 2; 106(9):867-9