Origins of HIV and the AIDS Epidemic


London, 11-12 September 2000


Papers presented at the meeting as published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Series B, volume 356, 29 June 2001  


John Beale and Florian Horaud, "Polio vaccine and retroviruses"

Roger P. Bernard, "Concerning the early and current spread of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 and the scientific burden of proof versus the burden of current human immunodeficiency virus incidence"

Tom Burr, J. M. Hyman and Gerald Myers, "The origin of acquired immune deficiency syndrome: Darwinian or Lamarckian?"

Julian Cribb, "The origin of acquired immune deficiency syndrome: can science afford to ignore it?"

Jan Desmyter and Dirk E. Teuwen, "The Jezierski papers: live polio vaccine development in colobus monkey cells but not chimpanzee cells in the Belgian Congo, 1952-1958"

Pascal Gagneux, M. Katherine Gonder, Tony L. Goldberg and Phillip A. Morin, "Gene flow in wild chimpanzee populations: what genetic data tell us about chimpanzee movement over space and time"

Charles Gilks, "Man, monkeys and malaria"

Edward Hooper, "Experimental oral polio vaccines and acquired immune deficiency syndrome"

Hilary Koprowski, "Hypotheses and facts"

Philippe Lena and Paul Luciw, "Simian immunodeficiency virus in kidney cell cultures from highly infected rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)"

Daniel Low-Beer, "The distribution of early acquired immune deficiency syndrome cases and conditions for the establishment of new epidemics"

Brian Martin, "The burden of proof and the origin of acquired immune deficiency syndrome"

Preston Marx, Phillip G. Alcabes and Ernest Drucker, "Serial human passage of simian immunodeficiency virus by unsterile injections and the emergence of epidemic human immunodeficiency virus in Africa"

Robert M. May, Sunetra Gupta and Angela R. McLean, "Infectious disease dynamics: what characterizes a successful invader?"

Walter A. Nelson-Rees, "Responsibility for truth in research"

Paul M. Osterrieth, "Vaccine could not have been prepared in Stanleyville"

Stanley A. Plotkin, "Untruths and consequences: the false hypothesis linking CHAT type 1 polio vaccination to the origin of human immunodeficiency virus"

Stanley A. Plotkin, Dirk E. Teuwen, Abel Prinzie and Jan Desmyter, "Postscript relating to new allegations made by Edward Hooper at The Royal Society Discussion Meeting on 11 September 2000"

Paul M. Sharp, Elizabeth Bailes, Roy R. Chaudhuri, Cynthia M. Rodenburg, Mario O. Santiago and Beatrice H. Hahn, "The origins of acquired immune deficiency syndrome viruses: where and when?"

Daniel Vangroenweghe, "The earliest cases of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 group M in Congo-Kinshasa, Rwanda and Burundi and the origin of acquired immune deficiency syndrome"

Robin A. Weiss, "Natural and iatrogenic factors in human immunodeficiency virus transmission"

Karina Yusim, Martine Peeters, Oliver G. Pybus, Tanmoy Bhattacharya, Eric Delaporte, Claire Mulanga, Mark Muldoon, James Theiler and Bette Korber, "Using human immunodeficiency virus type 1 sequences to infer historical features of the acquired immune deficiency syndrome epidemic and human immunodeficiency virus evolution"

This document is located amongst material concerning the Royal Society meeting, in the section on polio vaccines and the origin of AIDS on the website on suppression of dissent.

Brian Martin
revised 8 March 2007