David C. Pauza

Institute of Human Virology, USA

C. David Pauza received the Ph.D. degree in 1981 from the University of California, Berkeley. From 1981 to 1985, Dr. Pauza was a Postdoctoral Fellow and Staff Member of the Laboratory of Molecular Biology at the Medical Research Council, Cambridge, England. In 1985, Dr. Pauza moved to the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California, where he started the AIDS Research Program and guided its development until 1990 when he accepted an appointment at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Moving from Assistant to Full Professor in 6 years, Dr. Pauza created the Immunology and Virology Division at the Wisconsin National Primate Center and established strong interdisciplinary programs in AIDS involving basic, clinical, and animal models research. After 10 years at the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Pauza moved to the Institute of Human Virology as Professor in the Basic Science Division and, since 2004, as an Assistant Director. Dr. Pauza is also appointed as a Professor (tenure) in the Department of Medicine and an Adjunct Professor in Department of Microbiology and Immunology. In addition to more than 20 years in laboratory, animal model, and clinical studies on HIV/AIDS, Dr. Pauza is active in international research programs. He is a Consultant in immunology for the Chinese Integrated Program for Research on AIDS, a Collaborator to the Plateau State University in Jos, Nigeria, and a Member of the Scientific Board for the Chantal Biya Center for International Research in Yaounde, Cameroon. Since 1984, Dr. Pauza has been committed to basic research and education in support of the fight against AIDS. He continues this work at the Institute of Human Virology, by developing domestic and international programs to address fundamental challenges to the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS.

Biography Updated on 14 February 2016

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