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Adam Capoferri, B.S.

  • Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute


Adam Capoferri earned his B.S in biochemistry from Ithaca College.  After postbac training at University of Massachusetts Medical School with Dr. Trudy Morrison, he studied HIV dynamics at Johns Hopkins University under Drs. Robert Siliciano and Thomas Quinn.  In 2017 Adam received a Young Investigator Scholarship for the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI).  He is now in the Microbiology and Immunology Ph.D. Program at Georgetown University in conjunction with the NIH Graduate Partnership Program.  His Ph.D. research includes investigating HIV persistence, evolution, and genetics.

Areas of Expertise

HIV Cure
Viral Persistence
HIV Reservoir
Viral Genetics
Evolutionary Analysis
Single-genome And Next-generation Sequencing