Our Lab Team

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Karen Anderson, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology and of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Co-Director Therapeutics/Chemotherapy Program


Individuals infected with HIV have a substantially higher risk of developing cancer compared with uninfected people of the same age. The Anderson laboratory is involved in developing new antiviral therapies to treat HIV infections. A major focus is HIV reverse transcriptase, a viral polymerase essential for HIV replication.<_o3a_p />

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Research Interests

Molecular Biology; Pharmacology; Anti-Retroviral Agents; HIV Reverse Transcriptase; Multifunctional Enzymes

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Albert Chan

Postdoctoral Associate in Pharmacology

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Daniel Czyzyk

Postdoctoral Fellow in Pharmacology

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Krasimir Spasov

Research Assistant

Oladapo Babatunde

Medicare Rights Center

New York, NY

Mark Landau

Chloe Atreya, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

University of California, San Francisco

Christopher Bailey, Ph.D. (Eli Lilly)

Aravind Basavapathruni, Ph.D. 


Karen Bulock, M.D., Ph.D.

Tina Dasgupta, MD/Ph.D


Eric Johnson, Ph.D. 

Abbott Laboratories

Jiae Kim, Ph.D.

Henry Jackson Foundation: US Military HIV Research Program

Walter Edward Martucci , Ph.D

PureTech Ventures

Adrian Ray, Ph.D. 

Gilead Sciences

Suzana Zorca, M.D.


Yale New Haven Hospital

Mihaela Apetri, Ph.D.

Raymond Chung, Ph.D.

Gwen Crooks, Ph.D. 

Guangxiu Dai, Ph.D. 

Neurogen Corporation

Cindy Doan, Ph.D. 


Robert Domaoal, Ph.D.

Emory University/VA Medical Center

Joy Feng, Ph.D. 

Gilead Sciences

Cristina Furdui, Ph.D.
Wake Forest University

Wolfgang Hinz, Ph.D. 

The Rothberg Institute for Childhood Diseases

Melissa Vargo Incarvito, Ph.D.

Amy Jan, M.D., Ph.D.

Stephen Kerr, Ph.D. 

Julian Lewis, Ph.D.

Zhili Li, Ph.D.

Zhimin Li, Ph.D.

Po-Huang Liang, Ph.D. 

Fei Liu, Ph.D. 

Department of Chemistry 

Asst. Professor, Macquarie University 

Sydney, Australia

Eisuke Murakami, Ph.D. 

Gilead Sciences

Ryan Bjorn Pelto, Ph.D.

Alexion Pharmaceuticals

Anne Roberts, Ph.D. 

Western Connecticut State University

Apurba Sau, Ph.D. 

National Institute of Immunology 

New Delhi, India

Todd Sullivan, Ph.D.

Joe Vaccaro, Ph.D. 

Department of Biochemistry 

Asst. Professor, Tulane University 

New Orleans, LA

Julien Valton, Ph.D.

Ligong Wang, Ph.D. 

Amersham Biosciences