Steve received his PhD from the University of Western Ontario in Microbiology & Immunology and had focused on studying the pathogenic events in early HIV and SIV infection. He did his post-doc at the University of Pennsylvania with Dr. Guido Silvestri where he began his work studying how African monkey species avoid AIDS despite lifelong SIV infection, and his post-doctoral work he was awarded a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Fellowship, and one of 5 Young Investigator Awards from the Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise. In 2010 he moved to Emory University and the Yerkes Primate Center as a Research Faculty. In 2012 he founded a Core laboratory specializing in applying genomic technology to the study of primates and the study immune system. In 2016, he was appointed to the Department of Pathology & Lab Medicine.
Dr. Bosinger’s contributions to AIDS research have demonstrated the role of interferon in AIDS pathogenesis and how it can be manipulated to reduce harmful inflammation and enable cure, and the development of genomic tools for the study of the immune system. Today he’s going to talk to about some exciting new data in the monkey model that sheds light on the immunopathogenesis of AIDS.