Dr. Gallay is Professor, Department of Immunology and Microbial Science at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla (San Diego), California. Dr. Gallay holds a Swiss Federal Diploma (MS), from the Institute of Biochemistry, Epalinges, Switzerland and a PhD from Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland. Dr. Gallay’s research program examines the molecular basis of HIV, HCV, and HBV pathogenesis, including characterization of host proteins modulating viral replication, such as various cyclophilins (Host Targeting Antivirals). In particular, Dr. Gallay has studied the role of cyclophilin inhibition on disease progression, and has investigated cyclophilin-NS5A complexes, viral mutations, and synergism with other antiviral compounds, including the Direct Acting Antivirals. Dr. Gallay has presented his research at numerous scientific and research symposia worldwide. He serves as a reviewer for more than 40 journals, has served as a Member on the Center for AIDS Research Developmental Grant Review Committee, and has served as an ad hoc member of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the Medical Research Council (MRC, UK), as well as an ad hoc member of similar committees in Netherlands, Austria, and Switzerland. Dr. Gallay has more than 85 peer-reviewed publications.