Chris Aiken, Ph.D.
Chris Aiken studies the molecular biology of HIV infection. He joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 1995 and served as Director of Graduate Studies of the Microbe-Host Interactions program from 2006-2021. Eleven graduate students have earned the Ph.D. degree under his mentorship. His gratuitous advice to graduate students is to start a Roth IRA and contribute regularly to it. Chris is available to meet predoctoral students and postdoctoral fellows.