Leadership & Team

Project Leadership

Kamel Khalili, PhD

PROGRAM DIRECTOR
LEADER, RF3

Temple University
Carnell Professor & Chair Microbiology, Immunology & Inflammation
Director, Center for Neurovirology & Gene Editing
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Tricia H. Burdo, PhD

PROGRAM DIRECTOR
LEADER, RF2
INVESTIGATOR, RF1

Temple University
Professor & Vice Chair, Microbiology, Immunology & Inflammation
Professor, Center for Neurovirology & Gene Editing
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Jonathan Karn, PhD

LEADER, RF1
INVESTIGATOR, RF2

Case Western Reserve University
Chair and Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Microbiology
Director, Case Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)
Professor, Department of Biochemistry
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Jerome Zack, PhD

CO-LEADER, RF1
INVESTIGATOR, RF2

University of California at Los Angeles
Chair and Professor, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, & Molecular Genetics
Co-Director, UCLA AIDS Institute
Associate Director, Eli & Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Research, UCLA AIDS Institute
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Liang Shan, PhD

CO-LEADER, RF2
INVESTIGATOR, RF1

Washington University at St. Louis
Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine
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Brian Wigdahl, PhD

CO-LEADER, RF3
INVESTIGATOR, RF1

Drexel University
Chair and Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Director, Institute for Molecular Medicine & Infectious Disease
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Zachary Pierre, MPH

PROGRAM MANAGER

Temple University Read full bio Read more link

Research Team

Michael Nonnemacher, PhD

INVESTIGATOR, RF1 & RF3

Drexel University
Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Associate Director, Center for Molecular Virology & Translational Neuroscience
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Rafal Kaminski, PhD

INVESTIGATOR, RF2

Temple University
Assistant Professor, Center for Neurovirology & Gene Editing
Assistant Professor, Neural Sciences
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Ilker Sariyer, PhD, DVM

INVESTIGATOR, RF3

Temple University
Associate Professor, Center for Neurovirology and Gene Editing
Associate Professor, Neural Sciences
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Hyeryun Choe, PhD

INVESTIGATOR, RF3

Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Scientist, Division of Infectious Diseases
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
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Michael Farzan, PhD

INVESTIGATOR, RF3

University of Florida Scripps Biomedical Research
Chair and Professor, Department of Immunology & Microbiology
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Jennifer Gordon, PhD

INDUSTRY PARTNER

Excision BioTherapeutics
Senior Vice President, R&D
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Mark Lewis, PhD

INDUSTRY PARTNER

Bioqual
President
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Community Engagement Team

Zsofia Szep, MD

LEADER, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

University of Pennsylvania
Associate Professor, Medicine
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Vanessa Pirrone, PhD

CO-LEADER, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Drexel University
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
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Kate Goldston

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

University of Pennsylvania Read full bio Read more link

Jeff Berry

CAB CO-CHAIR

Executive Director, The Reunion Project Read full bio Read more link

Andre Ford, PhD

CAB CO-CHAIR

Director, The Colours Organization
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