Dr Michael Roche is a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Research Fellow in the Lewin/Cameron laboratory. Michael obtained his PhD from Monash University in the laboratory of Professor Paul Gorry at the Burnet Institute. Michael was then awarded an NHMRC Early Career Fellowship to join the lab of Professor Sharon Lewin where he now leads the Reservoir Virology group. The Reservoir Virology group focuses on understanding what helps HIV hide in the body. To do this, the group uses innovative molecular biology techniques to probe the type and function of viruses found in patients on long-term therapy.