Preventing HIV Transmission
Los Angeles, CA
Please join Peter March, Executive Dean, Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences, for a film screening and panel discussion with the film creators. RSVP Required.
Target Zero is a documentary that shows the challenge and emotional complexity of the fight to control HIV infection. It features real-life patient stories, state of the art molecular animations, and interviews with medical professionals and scientists. These accounts illuminate the history of the HIV epidemic and reveal the ongoing need for compassionate, patient-centered care and a true understanding of the science behind the treatments.
Target Zero is a collaborative effort among scientists, physicians, patients, artists, and film makers at RCSB Protein Data Bank, Rutgers University, University of Utah, and the University of Southern California.
For more information about Target Zero visit the documentary website.
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
7:00-7:30 pm - Check-in, refreshments and beverages
7:30-8:30 pm - Target Zero documentary screening
8:30-9:00 pm - Q&A panel
The panel will feature scientists, and medical professionals featured in the film, along with the Target Zero filmmakers (more information below).
Real D Theatre
100 N Crescent Dr
Beverly Hills, California 90210
RSVP Required by June 14, 2019:
Click Here to RSVP
Space is limited.
Eddy Arnold, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Rutgers who conducted pioneering HIV research leading to the discovery and development of two FDA-approved drugs. Dr. Arnold continues to pursue research in resistant strains of HIV.
Jed Dannenbaum, Ph.D.
Professor of Practice Emeritus at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts and story consultant and nonfiction filmmaker. Dr. Dannenbaum has dozens of nonfiction film writing, producing and directing credits and is co-author of the book Creative Filmmaking From the Inside Out.
David Goodsell, Ph.D.
Professor of Molecular Biology at the Scripps Research Institute and Research Professor at Rutgers University. His research uses computer graphics and simulation to explore structure/function relationships in key biological systems.
Michael Gottlieb, MD
Los Angeles-based physician who was one of the first people to identify AIDS as an immune deficiency disease. A Rutgers alumnus, Dr. Gottlieb was one of the leaders in the HIV/AIDS research and activism that led to the control of the epidemic.
Mary Posatko, MFA
Director and Producer
Filmmaker and faculty member at the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. She directed and produced several documentaries and short films, among them the critically-acclaimed Ain’t in It for My Health: a Film about Levon Helm.
Alice Stek, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology and Director of HIV services at the USC School of Medicine. Her current research focuses on the use of antiretroviral medications in pregnancy.
Helen M. Berman, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor Emerita of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Rutgers and co-founder of the Protein Data Bank (PDB)-the international archive of information about the three dimensional structures of biological macromolecules.