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PETER KIM, PH.D.

Kim is a CZ Biohub Senior Investigator and known for discovering how proteins cause viral membranes to fuse with cells. He has designed novel compounds that stop membrane fusion by HIV and has pioneered efforts to develop an HIV vaccine based on similar principles. At the CZ Biohub, Kim leads the Infectious Disease Initiative, which aims to explore new approaches and invent new tools for creating diagnostic tests, drugs, vaccines, and rapid-response strategies to support the global fight against both existing and newly emerging infectious diseases.

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