Grant winners

November 13, 2008

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Award winner: Harold Smith

Institution: University of Rochester

Antagonist of RNA-protein interactions as activators of A3G

Award winner: Renee Elizabeth Sockett

Institution: University of Nottingham

Developing Bdellovibrio as living antibiotics

Award winner: Ralph Albrecht

Institution: University of Wisconsin

Elimination of HIV-infected cells via the use of antibody-targeted, inductively heated nanoparticles

Award winner: Zhiwei Chen

Institution: University of Hong Kong

Preventing HIV-1 infection using a simian CCR5 mutant as a vaccine immunogen

Award winner: John Altman

Institution: Emory University

Controlling HIV/SIV with drugs that manipulate lymphocyte trafficking

Award winner: Karen Anderson

Institution: Yale University

A targeted stealth weapon of viral destruction for HIV

Award winner: Marilia Cascalho

Institution: University of Michigan

A mutable vaccine for HIV

Award winner: Benjamin Chain

Institution: University College London

Autoantibody protection against HIV infection

Award winner: Yue Chen

Institution: University of Pittsburgh

An innovative strategy to induce potent mucosal immune responses against HIV

Award winner: Vojo Deretic

Institution: University of New Mexico

Autophagy as a cell-autonomous mechanism of HIV control

Award winner: George Dickson

Institution: Royal Holloway and Bedford New College

Trojan horse vaccines for HIV based on lentiviral vectors expressing suicide envelopes

Award winner: Nancy Haigwood

Institution: Oregon Health and Science University

Programming neutralising antibodies for HIV vaccines

Award winner: Dennis Hartigan-O'Connor

Institution: University of California, San Francisco

Protection against HIV disease by augmentation of gut defences

Award winner: Johnny He

Institution: Indiana University

Eradication of HIV and HIV-infected cells by nanoparticle- activated autophagy

Award winner: Dan Kaufman

Institution: University of Minnesota

Human embryonic stem cell-derived natural killer cells as potent mediators of anti-HIV immunity

Award winner: Keith Jerome

Institution: University of Washington

Homing endonucleases for the cure of latent HIV infection

Award winner: Stephen Johnston

Institution: Arizona State University

Preventing HIV backwards

Award winner: Pandelakis Koni

Institution: Medical College of Georgia

Antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity targeted against HIV-1 Env Glycans

Award winner: Olaf Kutsch

Institution: University of Alabama

Alternative strategies to eradicate the latent HIV-1 reservoir

Award winner: Joseph McCune

Institution: University of California, San Francisco

Design of an effective vaccine against HIV: an alternative hypothesis.

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