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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.