Host Restriction Factors
Kate Bishop, Ph.D, studied biochemistry at the University of Bath before completing her PhD in virology at the National Institute for Medical Research, UK. Her thesis focused on the retroviral restriction factor, Fv1. She continued her work on viral restriction during her postdoctoral position at King’s College London, investigating the newly identified anti-HIV factor, APOBEC3G. She was awarded a Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship in 2004, and ...
Sam Chow, Ph.D. obtained his B.S. in pharmacy from the Idaho State University and his Ph.D. in pharmacology and toxicology from the University of Iowa. His postdoctoral work was completed with Dr. Charles Radding at the Yale University, and with Dr. Patrick Brown at the Stanford University. Dr. Chow joined the faculty at the University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine ...
John M. Coffin, Ph.D. is American Cancer Society Professor and Distinguished Professor, molecular Biology and Microbiology, Tufts University, Boston MA. He also serves as advisor on HIV and AIDS to the National Cancer Institute and to the HIV Drug Resistance Program (DRP), which he founded in 1997. He received his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 1972, where he worked on retroviruses in the laboratory of Howard Temin. ...
Eric A. Klein, MD is the Andrew C. Novick Chair of the Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute and Professor of Surgery in the Lerner College of Medicine of the Cleveland Clinic. Following fellowship in Urologic Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, he joined the staff of the Cleveland Clinic in 1989 and currently serves as a member of the Department of Cancer Biology ...
Robert H. Silverman, Ph.D. is Mal and Lea Bank Chair and Professor at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine (Cancer Biology), at Case Western Reserve University (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology & Microbiology) and Cleveland State University (Chemistry). Dr. Silverman received his B.Sc. from Michigan State University and ...
Ila Singh, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Pathology at the University of Utah and a Medical Director of the Hepatitis-Retrovirus Laboratories at ARUP Laboratories. Dr. Singh received her medical degree from the University of Bombay, and did her PhD dissertation with Dr. Ari Helenius at Yale University. ...
Ellen E. Sparger, DVM, PhD is an Associate Adjunct Professor/Specialist in the Department of Medicine at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis. She received her DVM at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia and completed her residency in small animal medicine at Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, gained experience in small animal practice, and was awarded Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. ...
William Switzer, MPH received a BS in Microbiology from Clemson University in 1981 and an MPH from Emory University in 1992. Since re-joining the Centers for Disease Control in 1992, Mr. Switzer’s research has focused on establishing international surveillance programs for the prevention of retroviral zoonoses that could lead to the next AIDS-like pandemic. Currently, he is the principal investigator on studies to investigate simian retrovirus infection among persons occupationally ...
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Frank Ruscetti, Ph.D., National Cancer Institute, Frederick, USA