Graduate School of
Bryan Richard Cullen, Ph.D.
Richard Cullen, Ph.D. received an M.S. in Virology from the Queen Elizabeth
Medical School, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England in 1974
and then took a position as Research Technician at the Roche Institute
of Molecular Biology in Nutley, NJ. While continuing at Roche,
he entered the graduate program in Microbiology at the UMDNJ – Graduate
School of Biomedical Sciences, Newark Division where he received his
Ph.D. in 1984. Following several years at Hoffman-La Roche, he
joined the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Duke University Medical
Center, where he recently was selected for a distinguished professorship
at Duke and was awarded the named chair, James B. Duke Professor of
Genetics. Dr Cullen is Director of Graduate Studies in the Department
of Genetics and a member of the Duke Center for AIDS Research and the
Duke Cancer Center. He is an Associate Editor on the editorial
board of several major journals, including Cell and the Journal of Virology.
His primary area of research is virology, specifically as related to
AIDS and HIV. Science listed Dr. Cullen as one of the ten most
cited AIDS researchers in 1993.