Wayne C Koff | President and CEO
The Human Vaccines Project

Wayne C Koff, President and CEO, The Human Vaccines Project

Wayne C. Koff, PhD, is founding President & CEO of the Human Vaccines Project, a public-private partnership with the goal of decoding the human immune system to accelerate development of vaccines and immunotherapies for major infectious diseases and cancers. Prior to joining the Project, he served as CSO & Senior VP, R&D, at the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative; there, Dr. Koff’s accomplishments included: Developing multiple HIV vaccines through clinical trials; Establishing state-of-the art laboratories in the US, Europe, India and Africa; Conducting the first HIV vaccine trials in India, Kenya, and Rwanda; Establishing the Neutralizing Antibody Consortium identifying new, broad and potent neutralizing antibodies against HIV leading to the discovery of novel targets for vaccine design; and, Established a clinical research network in Africa which conducted seminal studies on HIV pathogenesis, incidence, and acute infection. Dr. Koff has published more than 100 scientific papers and edited eight books on vaccine development.


DC Co-conference Day 2 April 4 @ 09:00

Chair’s opening remarks

DC Co-conference Day 2 April 4 @ 09:10

The Human Vaccines Project: Harnessing recent technological advances in the biomedical and computational sciences to accelerate vaccine development

  • Deciphering the human immunome to facilitate diagnostic, vaccine, and therapeutic discovery
  • Interpreting immunogenicity to enable induction of specific and durable protective immune responses
  • Towards a universal influenza vaccine

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