HIV Molecular Biology

Our group is researching the structure, function, and therapeutic targeting of the HIV capsid. Research projects include high-throughput screening of compound libraries for new inhibitors, phenotypic analysis of viral mutants, and studies of virus-host cell interactions in cell culture. 

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Christopher Aiken [Email]
Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

Nashville, TN, USA

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Program Type


Funding Type



North America

Global Health Topics

Basic Sciences, HIV/AIDS


Undergraduate students; Graduate students (non-clinical); Medical students (MD); Post-doctoral students, residents, or trainees

Program Length

1 to 3 months; 1 year or more; Flexible, depending on the individuals interests and needs

VU Affiliation

The program is affiliated with Vanderbilt.


The program does not have a language requirement.