When an infection attacks the body for the first time, T cells of the immune system help fight off that specific pathogen. After the infection has cleared, some of the T cells that fought the microbe transition into “memory” cells that remember the pathogen and are ready to protect the body from future infections. Previous… Read More


The National Institutes of Health recently awarded Stefan Sarafianos, PhD, Chancellor’s Chair of Excellence in Molecular Virology and professor in the School of Medicine’s Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, two separate grants worth nearly $4.5 million to further his research on HIV. Sarafianos studies the most common subtypes of HIV, which have been found… Read More


Marc Johnson

Marc Johnson, an associate professor of molecular microbiology and immunology, is one of four researchers at Bond LSC who studies HIV, the virus that leads to AIDS. His research focuses on understanding how HIV assembles copies of itself with help from the cells it infects.… Read More