Original Published Date: 
Monday, January 21, 2013

Media issued by the Queensland Institute of Medical Research            
Associate Professor David Harrich, from QIMR’s Molecular Virology Laboratory, has determined how to modify a protein in the HIV virus, so that it instead  provides strong, lasting protection from infection. Associate Professor  Harrich has been researching HIV for thirty years, since starting as a research  assistant at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the early 1980s. An Australian Research Council Future Fellowship funds Professor Harrich’s research.