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Nobel laureate Dr. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, ‘the woman who discovered HIV,’ visits the Hutchinson Center

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, PhD, who was awarded the 2008 Nobel Prize in Medicine for discovering HIV, will be the keynote speaker at the Conference on Cell and Gene Therapy for HIV Cure 2014 taking place August 26-27, 2014 at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Read more »

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VIDD Faculty Stories


Curing chronic viral infections with Keith Jerome
It wasn’t very long ago that the idea of an HIV cure was scoffed at. The concept of a curative method for dealing with chronic viral infections, as opposed to preventative (such as vaccines) or treatment (such as antivirals), has a history of controversy among the field.

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VIDD Publication Spotlight


A model for single cell gene expression variability
Cell growth is a dynamic, stochastic process. In any one homogenous cell population the individual cells are not actually all in the same phase of the cell cycle.

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International Spotlight


Uganda offers a unique setting to study the impact of infections on the development and clinical course of several cancers.

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VIDD Announcements


VIDD’s Population Sciences (PS) Program has changed its name to Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology (BBE). 

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