Science

Just the facts. Find the info you need to understand our battle against HIV.

Look Up:The Science Behind The Rochester Victory Alliance

HIV Map and Statistics

Our interactive world map shows you where HIV hits hardest. Also learn facts and figures about HIV infection, both local
and global.

Who We Are

Learn about the University of Rochester’s HIV Vaccine Trials Unit (HVTU) as well our global partnership to develop a
vaccine.

HIV Glossary

Knowledge is power. Read on to gain mastery of the terms most commonly used in HIV vaccine research.

The Vaccine

What is a vaccine? How does it work? What is involved? We offer a simple breakdown of complicated vaccine
concepts.

Science FAQs

Trust us, we understand. You are bound to have questions about something this important. Read on. We are happy to
explain more fully.