Developmental Core

The Developmental Core aims to promote and support innovative, collaborative and multidisciplinary HIV research that is pertinent to the epidemic in Washington, DC through the Pilot Awards, Transitioning Investigator and microgrants programs. The Core leads a dynamic mentoring program for early stage and transitioning HIV investigators with an emphasis on women and underrepresented minorities and provides educational and networking activities that promote multidisciplinary and cross-institutional collaboration in HIV research.

Available Services

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For more information or to request Developmental Core services, please complete the Developmental Core Services Request Form.

Michael Bukrinsky

Michael Bukrinsky, MD, PhD
Core Director
202-994-2036
[email protected]

Sylvia Silver

Sylvia Silver, DA
Core Co-Director
202-994-2945
[email protected]

Anthony Wutoh

Anthony Wutoh, PhD, RPh
Core Co-Director
202-806-6530
[email protected]

Kim Blankenship

Kim Blankenship, PhD
Core Co-Director
202-885-6211
[email protected]

Mark Burke

Mark Burke, PhD
Core Co-Director
202-806-7959
[email protected]

Brandi Robinson

Brandi Robinson, MPH
Senior Research Program Manager
202-885-6211
[email protected] 

Vivian Kirkham

Vivian Kirkham
Core Manager
[email protected]