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Winning the Arms Race with HIV: Judd Hultquist at TEDxUMN Salon
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Added Sep 24, 2012
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Judd Hultquist is a senior graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Reuben S. Harris at the University of Minnesota -- Twin Cities,pursuing his PhD in Molecular Biology. His doctoral studies are focused on elucidating the molecular mechanisms behind the ability of HIV to evade the innate immune system and maintain an ideal mutation rate. Prior to moving to the Twin Cities with his partner, Charlie, Judd earned his BS at Marquette University where he studied floral development and sex determination in maize. He believes the human person is defined by its capacity to understand and be understood, to be happy and bestow happiness, to love and be loved; recognition of our common vulnerability is the first step towards a more peaceful world. ---- The individuals involved with TEDxUMN have a passion for bringing together the great thinkers at the University of Minnesota and giving them the opportunity to share their ideas worth spreading and to discuss our shared future. We provide these great people the opportunity to share these ideas on a global stage and with an incredibly diverse audience. We believe in the power of ideas to change attitudes, lives and ultimately the world. Check out TEDxUMN at In thespirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group ...