Conference on Retrovirus and Opportunistic Infection (CROI)

Date: February 23 - 26, 2015

Venue: Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, Washington, USA.


Toyoda Mako

Title: Dynamic range of down-regulation of HIV-1 Receptors by primary Nef Isolates 

Ueno Takamasa

Title: Differential down-regulation of HLA class I Allotypes by HIV-1 Nef primary Isolates

Keystone Symposia: HIV Vaccines (X5)

Date: March 22-27, 2015

Venue: Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta, Canada.


Ueno Takamasa

Doreen Kamori

Keystone Symposia: Mechanisms of HIV Persistence: Implications for a Cure (E1)

Date: March 26 - May 1, 2015

Venue: Boston Park Plaza, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.


The 62 nd Annual Meeting for Japanese Society for Virology.

Date: November 10-12, 2014

Venue: Pacifico Yokohama Conference Center, Yokohama.


Toyoda Mako

Title: Analysis of the Functional domains Nef with HIV-1 controller Cohort

Doreen Kamori 

Title: Effects of natural variability of an immunodominant region Vpr on Immunological Footprints, Clinical outcome and protein functions.

28 th Annual Meeting for Japanese Society for AIDS Research.

Date: December 3-5, 2014

Venue: Osaka


 Toyoda Mako.

 Title: According to Nef CD4 and CCR5 expression suppression function: Analysis of the Functional correlation and Responsibility area of in vivo.

The 43 rd Annual Meeting for Japanese Society for Immunology.

Date: December 10-12, 2014

Venue: Kyoto National Conference Center, Kyoto.

15th Kumamoto AIDS Seminar

Date: October 1-3, 2014

Venue: Hotel Nikko Kumamoto and Aso Resort Grandviro Hotel, Kumamoto.


  • Ueno Takamasa.

Title : Impaired Nef function IS Associated with Early Control of HIV-1 viremia.

  • Macdonald Reuben Mahiti, 

Tittle: Natural isolated HIV-1 Nef differentially Recognizes the cytoplasmic tails of HLA-A and HLA-B Molecules for down-regulation.

  • Mako Toyoda, 

Title: Differential modulation of Nef-mediated down-regulation of Viral entry Receptors IS mediated by multiple sequence Motifs in HIV-1 Elite controllers.

  • Meribe Stanley.

Title: Functional Characterization of a deleterious Naturally-Arising HIV-1 Nef polymorphism Ile-20.

  • Doreen Donald Kamori

Title: Effects of natural variability of an immunodominant region Vpr on Immunological Footprints and protein functions.

  • Francis Mwimanzi.

Title: Establishment of simultaneous assessment of HIV-1 Nef-mediated down-regulation of Cell surface HLA-A and HLA-B Molecules.