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Featured News from VIDD


Nobel laureate Dr. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, ‘the woman who discovered HIV,’ visits the Hutchinson Center

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, PhD, who was awarded the 2008 Nobel Prize in Medicine for discovering HIV, will be the keynote speaker at the Conference on Cell and Gene Therapy for HIV Cure 2014 taking place August 26-27, 2014 at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Read more »

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Upcoming VIDD Events


Thomas G. Gross, MD, PhD
Tuesday, September 9
Note special time and location

Raphael Gottardo
Tuesday, September 16
Pelton Auditorium

VIDD Faculty Stories


The hunt for HIV correlates of protection with Nicole Frahm
The importance of developing an effective HIV vaccine cannot be overstated. The statistics are sobering: over 35 million are infected worldwide; approximately 2 million people are infected each year; the estimated death toll from the virus thus far is 36 million; around 1.5 million died from HIV/AIDS in 2012; over 700 children become HIV infected each day.

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VIDD Publication Spotlight


A model for single cell gene expression variability
Cell growth is a dynamic, stochastic process. In any one homogenous cell population the individual cells are not actually all in the same phase of the cell cycle.

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International Spotlight


Uganda offers a unique setting to study the impact of infections on the development and clinical course of several cancers.

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