Dr. Bernard Moss

Dr. Moss received his M.D. from the New York University School of Medicine, interned at the Children's Hospital Medical Center (Boston), and then earned a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He became interested in viruses after joining NIH and is well known for studies on the cap structure of mRNAs, regulation of gene expression, replication cycle of poxviruses, virus defense molecules, and development and application of virus vectors.

Dr. Moss has received numerous awards and prizes, including the Dickson Prize for Medical Research, the Invitrogen Eukaryotic Expression Award, the ICN International Prize in Virology, the Taylor International Prize in Medicine, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Award for Distinguished Achievement in Infectious Disease Research, and the International Poxvirus, Asfarvirus and Iridovirus Lifetime Achievement Award. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, American Academy of Microbiology, Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and president of the American Society for Virology.

Dr. Moss is currently an editor of Virology and a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of VirologyAIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, Current Opinion in Biotechnology, Advances in Virus Research, and the NIH Catalyst. He is an adjunct professor at George Washington University and the University of Maryland.

Special Interest Groups: Cell Biology, Virology, Vaccine Research


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Opening Session: ASM FEMS Lifetime Achievement Award


Date: June 20, 2021
Time: 12:00- 1:30 pm

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