Interview with Eric Freed, Editor-in-Chief of Viruses


Eric FreedDr. Eric Freed, Editor-in-Chief of the journal Viruses, received his Ph.D. in 1990 with Rex Risser and Howard Temin at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he investigated the function of the murine leukemia virus and HIV envelope glycoproteins in membrane fusion and virus entry. He joined Malcolm Martin at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in 1992, working on topics of virus assembly and entry/post-entry events in the HIV replication cycle, and became Senior Investigator in 2002. Dr. Freed was selected as NCI Mentor of Merit in 2010 for excellence in mentoring and guiding the careers of trainees in cancer research and is currently serving as Chair of the NIH Virology Interest Group, as adjunct Professor in the Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics at the University of Maryland, College Park and as Co-Director of the University of Maryland Virology Program.           Freed Website

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