Robin Weiss, PhD, is the new chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), according to an IAVI statement. His term ends in 2016. He also will serve as the SAC representative to the IAVI board of directors. He has extensive international biomedical research experience. Weiss is best known for discovering endogenous retroviral genomes and CD4 as the HIV receptor.

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