Host genomic influences on HIV/AIDS
1 Theodosius Dobzhansky Center for Genome Bioinformatics, 41A Sredniy Avenue, St Petersburg State University, St Petersburg, 199034, Russia
2 Department of Biology, Shepherd University, P.O. Box 5000, Shepherdstown, West Virginia 25443-5000, USA
Genome Biology 2013, 14:201 doi:10.1186/gb-2013-14-1-201Published: 31 January 2013
The AIDS era has seen multiple advances in the power of genetics research; scores of host genetic protective factors have been nominated and several have translated to the bedside. We discuss how genomics may inform HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and eradication.