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Annual Distinguished Research Career Award

The Center for Retrovirus Research Distinguished Research Career Award annually recognizes original and significant research contributions to the field of retrovirus biology.

2022 Kathleen Boris-Lawrie, PhD. Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Minnesota.

2021 Wei-Shau Hu, PhD. Section Head and Senior Investigator Viral Recombinant Section, HIV Dynamics and Replication Program (HIV DRP), National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health.

2020 Eric O. Freed, PhD. Director, HIV Dynamics and Replication Program (HIV DRP), National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health.

2019 Masao Matsuoka, MD, PhD. Professor, Department of Hematology, Rheumatology, and Infectious Diseases, Kumamoto University, Japan.

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.

2007 Kuan-Teh Jeang, MD, PhD. Head, Molecular Virology Section, Laboratory of Molecular Microbiology, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health.

2006 Jaquelin P. Dudley, PhD. Professor of Microbiology, University of Texas at Austin.

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.

2002 Hung Fan, PhD. Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry and the Cancer Research Institute, University of California, Irvine.

2001 Julie M. Overbaugh, PhD. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Department of Microbiology, University of Washington School of Medicine.

2000 Jerome A. Zack, PhD. Professor of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine and the AIDS Institute.