Robert W. Woodruff Professor
Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Emory University Vaccine Center, Emory University School of Medicine
Georgia Cancer Coalition
Edward S. Mocarski, Jr. received an A.B. from Rutgers University in 1974 and a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 1979, both degrees in microbiology. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in virology at The University of Chicago with Dr. Bernard Roizman in 1982. Dr. Mocarski joined Stanford University in 1983 and was Chairman of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Stanford University School of Medicine as well as Associate Dean of Research within Stanford University’s Provost’s Office. He retired from Stanford and became Professor Emeritus when he joined the faculty at Emory University School of Medicine in 2006 as Robert W. Woodruff Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and the Emory Vaccine Center. He was Distinguished Fellow at MedImmune, LLC, where he managed an expansion of vaccine pipeline research with particular attention to herpes viruses, including cytomegalovirus. He returned to Emory as a full-time faculty member in 2011.