Baiting the Bug

The labs of Qiang Zhou and Jim Hurley, professors in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, have been leading the efforts to investigate a new approach to treating HIV. MCB graduate student Zichong Li profiles their work in this Berkeley Science Review article.


Newly assembled HIV particles (blue) budding from the surface of a T-cell. Image obtained using colorized transmission electron microscopy.
Electron Micrograph: R. Dourmashkin, Wellcome Images