Richard A. Koup, MD

Vaccine Research Center within NIAID
Bethesda, MD, USA


Dr Koup is Senior Investigator, Chief of the Immunology Laboratory, and Deputy Director of the Vaccine Research Center within NIAID in Bethesda, Maryland. His research involves the characterization of T- and B-cell factors involved in protective immunity against HIV infection to inform the development of vaccines. He has published more than 240 manuscripts on this and related topics and has mentored more than 35 graduate and postgraduate students in his career.