The Nixon lab is interested in understanding the mechanisms human host cells employ to control HIV-1 replication. We make use of samples from individuals that are able to control HIV...
Welcome to the Nixon Lab
The Nixon Laboratory is a member of the "Research Center for the Cure and Eradication of HIV" within the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
Our main interest is the characterization of the human immune response to infection with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 (HIV-1), the causative agent of the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), and to develop new avenues of HIV eradication strategies through basic science.