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Advisory Board and Editors HIV

Christian L. Althaus

SNSF Ambizione Research Fellow at the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM) at the University of Bern (Switzerland). Christian Althaus' research is focused on modeling the dynamics of infectious diseases within and between hosts. He is a co-founder of the Swiss Meeting for Infectious Disease Dynamics (SMIDDY).

Zandrea Ambrose

Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine and Graduate Program in Molecular Virology and Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Co-Director of the Imaging Core of the Pittsburgh Center for HIV Protein Interactions. Research Affiliate, Washington National Primate Research Center.

Jason David Barbour

Dr. Barbour directs the Immunology and Genetics Laboratory, University of Hawaii Medical School. His focus is immunologic and genetic basis for elevated immune inflammation during HIV infection, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease. Dr. Barbour holds a PhD in Bioinformatics from UCSF, and served as Associate Professor at UCSF until his recruitment to Hawaii in 2011. Dr. Barbour's laboratory uses functional, high dimensional flow cytometry, and next generation sequencing and bioinformatic tools.

Keith A Crandall

Founding Director of the Computational Biology Institute at George Washington University. Past Chair of the Department of Biology at Brigham Young University. PhD in Biology and Biomedical Sciences from Washington University in St. Louis.

Barbara Ensoli

Director of the National AIDS Center, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy. Co-Vice President and Member of the Presidential Committee of the AIDS National Commission, Ministry of Health. Member of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO).

Shou-Jiang (SJ) Gao

Professor of Molecular Microbiology and immunology at Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California.

Delia Goletti

Delia Goletti MD, PhD, Infectious Diseases specialist. In 1992 she joined the Laboratory of Immunoregulation at the National Institutes of Health (chief Dr Fauci) working on HIV pathogenesis. In 1999 she joined the National Institute for Infectious Diseases in Rome. She has clinical duties on the tuberculosis (TB) clinic and responsibility of the Translational Research Unit where she works on TB pathogenesis, TB immunodiagnostic tests and impact of Heminths infection on HIV and TB disease.

Bill Hooker

PhD = cloning and characterizing potential vaccine antigens from schistosomes; first postdoc = fine details of HIV replication (with David Harrich); second postdoc = best ignored; third postdoc = role of Max network, especially Mnt, in cancer and development (with Peter Hurlin). Now I make HIV and other diagnostic devices in a small biotech company.

George N. Pavlakis

MD, U. of Athens, Greece
PhD, Syracuse U, NY
Chief of the Human Retrovirus Section of the National Cancer Institute, USA
Interests: HIV pathogenesis, Molecular Biology, gene regulation, Biotechnology, protein engineering, cytokines, Immunotherapy, Vaccines, Nucleic acid vaccines, gene therapy

Steffanie A. Strathdee

Associate Dean of Global Health Sciences, Harold Simon Professor and Chief of the Division of Global Public Health in the Department of Medicine at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine. She is an infectious disease epidemiologist with expertise in HIV and STD prevention interventions. In 2009, she and her team were awarded the Leadership Award in International Collaboration from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). She also holds a MERIT award from NIDA.

Ning Wang

Professor and Deputy Director of the National Center for AIDS/STD Control and Prevention in the Chinese Center for Disease Control. Member of the China Ministry of Health HIV/AIDS Experts Consultative Committee and on the steering committee of the Chinese Association of Epidemiology.

Keisuke Yusa

Chief, Laboratory for Virus Safety, Division of Biological Chemistry & Biologicals, National Institute of Health Sciences