Marek Korencak is a PhD student at the Institute for HIV Research at the University Duisburg-Essen. In 2015 he completed his study in microbiology as a Master of Science (M.Sc.) at the Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia. His master thesis was focused on the molecular basis of fungal infections on central venous catheters. He joined the Institute for HIV Research in January 2016. His research focuses on T-cell metabolism in HIV infection.