PNAS Cozzarelli Prize Awarded to Pathak and Hu Labs

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PNAS Cozzarelli Prize Awarded to Pathak and Hu Labs

Still image of movie S1 from PNAS 117:5486-5493, 2020, showing uncoating of an infectious HIV-1 complexA recent study published by the research groups of Vinay Pathak and Wei-Shau Hu in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA (“HIV-1 uncoats in the nucleus near sites of integration,” PNAS 117:5486-5493, 2020) was awarded the 2020 Cozzarelli Prize in the class of Biomedical Sciences.  The Cozzarelli Prize is awarded to just 6 papers chosen from nearly 4,000 published research articles, one in each of the 6 classes of the National Academy of Sciences.  They represent the top scientific research published in PNAS in 2020.  To read more about this award, click here.

Uncoating of an infectious HIV-1 complex is shown at left.  Click on the figure for a full caption and here to download the original video (Movie S1 in the paper).

This study was also featured on the website of the Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute (“New study overturns conventional understanding of how HIV infection occurs”) and highlighted on the front cover of the Cold Spring Harbor 2020 Retroviruses Meeting abstract book (read more).