Review Committee


The Developmental Grant Review Committee evaluates reviewed applications and recommends those most worthy of funding. All of the Committee members are experts in one or more aspects of HIV research.

The Developmental Core Director and Chair of the Developmental Grant Review Committee is Dr. Joshua Fierer.

Committee member/Web page (affiliation) Expertise

Joshua Fierer, MD, Chairman 

(UC San Diego)

Infectious diseases

Sumit Chanda, PhD 

(Sanford-Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute)

Host-virus interactions

Richard Garfein, PhD 

(UC San Diego)

Public health, epidemiology, behavioral transmission of viral infections

John Guatelli, MD 

(UC San Diego)

Molecular virology

Mary Lewinski, MD, PhD 

(UC San Diego)

Molecular virology of HIV; HIV counteraction of host restriction factors; proteomics and ubiquitinomics
Susan Little, MD 
(UC San Diego)
Acute and early HIV infection

Thomas Patterson, PhD

(UC San Diego)

Epidemiology, sexually transmitted diseases, behavioral interventions

Sujan Shresta, PhD

(La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology)

Viral immunopathogenesis

Jamila Stockman, PhD, MPH

(UC San Diego)

Public health, epidemiology, HIV, substance abuse, and violence against women

Amalio Telenti, MD, PhD

(UC San Diego)

Host genetics and pharmacokinetics in HIV

Bruce Torbett, PhD

(The Scripps Research Institute)

Protein Expression

Carl Ware, PhD  

(Sanford-Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute)

Cellular immunology, TNF-related cytokines, apoptosis, signal transduction
Richard Wyatt, PhD

(The Scripps Research Institute)
HIV/SIV Env structure/function, antibodies, neutralizing antibodies, vaccine design, challenge models

At a Glance