The Biology Project: Immunology

HIV Simulation

Simulating the Spread of HIV

This "Web lab" simulates the potential spread of HIV through a population. Each participant exchanges virtual body fluids with other participants, some of whom are HIV+. A computer-simulated ELISA will illustrate the spread of HIV through a population.

These brief directions will help you to run the simulation activity

Start HIV Simulation
This link will take you directly to the simulation

Discussion questions
These thought-provoking questions explore some of the social and psychological implications of HIV.

HIV/AIDS tutorial
Learn about the impacts of HIV, its interaction with the immune system, and how current treatments interrupt the HIV lifecycle.

The Biology Project
The University of Arizona
August 14, 2003
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