Bryan R. Cullen, PhD – Alumni

James B. Duke Professor
Founding director, Center for Virology

research • biography • lab members • alumni • publications

Post-doctoral Associates
Paul D Bieniasz
PhD (1997-2000) is currently a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and Professor and Head of the Laboratory of Retrovirology at the Rockefeller University in New York.
Wade Blair PhD (1994-1997) is currently a Senior Scientific Director at ViiV Healthcare in Branford, CT.
Glen Coburn PhD (1999-2003) is currently Director of Virology at VenatoRX Pharmaceuticals in Malvern, PA.
Omar Flores PhD ( 2010-2015) is currently a Venture Capital Senior Analyst at Mountain Group Capital, LLC in Nashville, TN.
Eva Gottwein PhD (2005-2010) is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL.
Joachim Hauber PhD (1986-1989) is currently Professor and Head of Research at the Heinrich Pette Institute for Experimental Virology at Hamburg University in Germany.
Edward M. Kennedy PhD (2012-2017) is currently a Senior Scientist at Oncorus Inc. in Cambridge, MA.
Sarah Linnstaed PhD (2009-2012) is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of North Carolina.
Michael H. Malim DPhil FRS (1987-1992) is currently chair of the Department of Infectious Diseases at King’s College London.
Oren Parnas PhD (2012-2014) is currently an Assistant Professor at the Lautenberg center for Cancer Research at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Kathy Partin PhD (1990-1992) is currently a Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and Assistant Vice President for Research at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Ted Ross PhD (1997-1999) is currently Director of the Center for Vaccines and Immunology at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA.
Rebecca Skalsky PhD (2008-2014) is currently an Assistant Professor in the Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute (VGTI) in Portland, OR.
Laurence Tiley PhD (1988-1991) is currently a Senior Lecturer in Molecular Virology in the Department of Veterinary Medicine at Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK.
Ray Truant PhD (1998-1991) is currently a Professor of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.
Jennifer Umbach PhD (2006-2011) is currently the Director of HCP marketing at Otsuka Pharmaceuticals in Princeton, NJ.

Graduate Students
Brian Doehle PhD (2002-2007) is currently a research scientist at Gilead Sciences in Seattle, WA.
Yibin Kang PhD (1996-2000) is currently a Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis Professor of Molecular Biology at Princeton University, NJ.
Brigid Poling PhD (2012-2017) is currently a research scientist at Refuge Biotech in Menlo Park, CA.
Rui Yi PhD (2001-2005) is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology in the University of Colorado in Boulder, CO.