Jaap Goudsmit

Jaap Goudsmit, M.D., is Professor of Virology and Chairman of the Department of Human Retrovirology at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He is universally recognized as one of the leading scientists working on HIV and AIDS, ranking second only to Robert Gallo in papers published (according to an article in Science in 1993). He recently became Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative.