Dr. Kuan-Teh Jeang was born in Taiwan. He grew up as a child in Libya, and came to the United States at age 12. Jeang attended MIT for his undergraduate university education, and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine for his MD and PhD degrees. He has been a scientist at the US National Institutes of Health (NIAID) for the past 25 years . He has published over 250 peer reviewed articles and has edited 6 books. He is the editor-in-chief for Retrovirology (www.Retrovirology.com ), an Editor of Cell and Bioscience (www.CellandBioscience.com ), an Associate Editor for Cancer Research, and he serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Biological Chemistry, and the Journal of Virology. Dr. Jeang is the President of the Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America (SCBA; www.SCBAsociety.org ). His research interests center on the molecular biology and gene regulation of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) and transformation mechanisms of human T-cell leukemia virus type 1.