Ms. Clair Chang received her UNC 2020 Summer Undergraduate Student Fellowship (SURF) entitled “Targeting Tat/P-TEFb for Deep Silencing of Latent HIV Reservoir”. Congratulations to Clair and thank you, Ms. Lilly Wong, for your work during preparation of the fellowship!
Dr. Yuyang Tang’s paper entitled “Endogenous retroviral envelope syncytin induces HIV-1 spreading and establishes HIV reservoirs in placenta” was accepted by Cell Reports. This project was collaborated with Meharry Medical Collage, UC-Davis and Vanderbilt University. Congrats to Dr. Tang!
Our paper entitled “PEBP1 suppresses HIV transcription and induces latency by inactivating MAPK/NF-κB signaling” was accepted in principal by EMBO Reports. This is collaborated with Zhu Lab in Fudan University. Ms. Lilly Wong was involved in some of the editing work of this manuscript. Thank you, Lilly.
Dr. Jiang received 2020 Center for AIDS Research Developmental Award entitled “HIV Reservoirs in the central nervous system”.
Dr. Yuyang Tang’s proposal entitled “Identifying long-lived HIV-1 cellular reservoirs in the central nervous system (new QP4G)” was funded by Qura Therapeutics. Congratulations to Dr. Tang.
Dr. Jiang’s research paper titled “Dual effects of the novel ingenol derivatives on the acute and latent HIV-1 infections.” is published in Antiviral Research.
Dr. Jiang (PI) received a reward from Qura Therapeutic and NIH to support his deep latency studies.
Our review article titled “Deep latency: A New Insight into a Functional HIV Cure” is published in EBioMedicine.
Dr. Jiang (PI) received a funding from UNC Center for AIDS Research to support his HIV latency study.
Dr. Li and Dr. Tang presented two posters at the Annual meeting of UNC HIV Cure Center. Congrats to Dr. Li and Dr. Tang.
Ms. Michera Gentry joined Jiang lab as an undergraduate student Research Assistant. Welcome, Michera.
Dr. Dajiang Li joined the lab. Dr. Li is an experienced virologist and molecular biologist working on EBV and KHSV. He was a Research Assistant Professor in the University of Utah. Welcome, Dajiang.