Lynn W. Enquist, Ph.D.

Lynn W. Enquist, Ph.D.

Princeton University

Dr. Enquist received his Ph.D. in Microbiology from Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, in 1971. He did postdoctoral training at the Roche Institute of Molecular Biology. Dr. Enquist served in the U.S. Public Health Service at the National Institutes of Health. In 1984, Dr. Enquist joined DuPont as a research leader and later joined DuPont Merck Pharmaceutical Company as a senior research fellow. He served as Professor of Molecular Biology at Princeton University and chaired the department from 2004-2013.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology and the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS). He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a member of the board of directors of AAAS and a member of the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity. He was a member of the Scientific Council of the Pasteur Institute from 2007-2013. He is a past President of ASM, the American Society for Virology and Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Virology. He currently is the founding editor of the Annual Reviews of Virology.

His research interests include neurovirology, specifically the mechanisms of herpesvirus spread and pathogenesis in the mammalian nervous system. He has published over 300 peer-reviewed papers, reviews, books and has 4 patents.