Tae-Wook Chun, PhD

Tae-Wook Chun received his Ph.D. degree from the Biochemistry, Cellular, and Molecular Biology Training Program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1997. While working with Dr. Robert Siliciano at Hopkins, he identified and characterized latently infected, resting CD4+ T cells in HIV-infected individuals. He then started his postdoctoral work in Dr. Anthony Fauci's laboratory at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health. He is currently a Staff Scientist and continues to study the role of viral reservoirs in the pathogenesis of HIV in infected individuals receiving effective antiretroviral therapy.