Mark Brockman

SANTHE Consortium Steering Committee Member

Simon Fraser University (SFU), Burnaby, Canada

Collaboration Interests
  • HIV latency and cure research
  • Immune receptor (TCR/BCR) profiling

Mark Brockman is a Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry. His research aims to understand the host and viral mechanisms that contribute to HIV pathogenesis and latency, including strategies used by HIV to evade the human immune response. Brockman received his PhD in Virology from Harvard University and conducted his post-doctoral training in Immunology at the Massachusetts General Hospital before joining the faculty at SFU in 2009. His ongoing research and training activities are supported by long-standing collaborations with researchers in Africa and the USA.

SANTHE is an Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) flagship programme funded by the Science for Africa Foundation through the DELTAS Africa programme; the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Gilead Sciences Inc.; and the Ragon Institute of Mass General, MIT, and Harvard.