How does HIV infection occur? This molecular animation depicts the process of how HIV infects a T cell and transforms the cell into a viral factory.
Completed in collaboration with dozens of HIV researchers across the United States, this film is part of the Science of HIV project (scienceofHIV.org), with support from the CHEETAH Center at the University of Utah (cheetah.biochem.utah.edu/) and the NIGMS. Please feel free to download and share this animation, and visit the Science of HIV website (scienceofHIV.org) for more information.
To view a version of this animation with narration, see: vimeo.com/260291607/5bcaf19961
Animated and narrated by Janet Iwasa (Department of Biochemistry, University of Utah)
Music written and performed by Joshua Roman
Music recorded by Jesse Lewis (Immersive Music Project)