The Center for Retrovirus Research Distinguished Research Career Award annually recognizes original and significant research contributions to the field of retrovirus biology.
2018 Daria Hazuda, PhD. Vice-President and Therapeutic Area Head, Infectious Diseases Discovery and Chief Science Officer, Merck Cambridge Exploratory Science Center, Merck Research Labs
2017 Stephen Hughes, PhD. Chief, Retroviral Replication Laboratory, Acting Chief, Host-Virus Interaction Branch, Head, Vector Design and Replication Section HIV Dynamics and Replication Program, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD
2016 Genoveffa Franchini, MD. Senior Investigator and Chief, Animal Models and Retroviral Vaccines Section, Vaccine Branch,Center for Cancer Research National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD
2015 Paul D. Bieniasz, PhD. Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center; Professor and Head, Laboratory of Retrovirology, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY.
2014 David D. Ho, MD. Scientific Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center and the Irene Diamond Professor at The Rockefeller University, New York, NY.
2013 Anna Marie Skalka, PhD Professor and W. W. Smith Chair in Cancer Research, Senior Advisor to the President, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
2012 Warner C. Greene, MD, PhD. Director, Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology Nick and Sue Hellmann Distinguished Professor of Translational Medicine, Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, Co-Director, UCSF-GIVI Center for AIDS Research University of California, San Francisco
2011 Michael Emerman, PhD. Member, Division of Human Biology at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
2010 Stephen P. Goff, PhD. Higgins Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics and Microbiology, Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
2009 Irvin S. Y. Chen, PhD. Professor of Microbiology & Immunology and Medicine, Director of the AIDS Institute, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine
2008 Susan R. Ross, PhD. Measey Professor, Department of Microbiology and Associate Dean and Director of Biomedical Graduate Studies, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2005 Ronald C. Desrosiers, PhD. Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Director, New England Regional Primate Research Center
2004 Eric Hunter, PhD. Professor of Microbiology, Director of the Center for AIDS Research, University of Alabama Birmingham
2003 John M. Coffin, PhD. Professor of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Director of the HIV Drug Resistance Program, National Cancer Institute