Lab Members

Robin  Givens

Robin Givens

Senior Executive Assistant

Andrea  Gramatica, PhD

Andrea Gramatica, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar

Research Focus: HIV-1 latency reversion in CD4 T cells from blood and lymphoid tissues.

Eytan  Herzig, PhD

Eytan Herzig, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar

Research Focus: Investigating the mechanism for the differences in CD4 T-cell depletion in blood and lymphoid tissues.

Xiaoyu  Luo, PhD

Xiaoyu Luo, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar

Research Focus: Involvement of VPX-mediated SAMHD-1 degradation in HIV-2 pathogenesis. HIV-1 pathogenesis in different T cell populations.

Mauricio  Montano

Mauricio Montano

Senior Research Associate / Director BSL3 Laboratory

Research Focus: HIV-1 cure research and gene editing of primary cells. Mr. Montano is also Director of the BSL-3 facility.

Jason  Neidleman

Jason Neidleman

Senior Research Associate

Research Focus: Characterizing Host Factors that Influence Male-to-Female Transmission of HIV.

Thomas  Packard, PhD

Thomas Packard, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar

Research Focus: HIV cDNA-sensing pathways in CD4 T cells.

Nadia  Roan, PhD

Nadia Roan, PhD

Visiting Scientist

Research Focus: Characterizing Host Factors that Influence Male-to-Female Transmission of HIV.

Roland  Schwarzer, PhD

Roland Schwarzer, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar

Research Focus: HIV-1 latency reversal using bryostatin analogs.