Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

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   Emanuel Goldman, PHD

Co-editor of Practical Handbook of Microbiology

Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
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Emanuel Goldman graduated with honors from the Bronx High School of Science in 1962,
received a B.A. cum laude from Brandeis University in 1966, where he was a chemistry
major, and he completed his Ph.D. in Biochemistry at M.I.T. in 1972. He did postdoctoral
research at Harvard Medical School and at the University of California, Irvine, before
joining the faculty of New Jersey Medical School in 1979, where he rose through the ranks
to Professor in 1993. Among his awards and honors, he was a Damon Runyon Fellow, A Lievre
Senior Fellow of the California Division- American Cancer Society, and a recipient of a
Research Career Development Award from the National Cancer Institute. Among his service
activities, he was an officer and organizer of the NY-NJ Molecular Biology Club, served as a full
member of an American Cancer Society Study Section, and continues to serve on the editorial boards
of "Protein Expression and Purification", and "Applied and Environmental Microbiology". He was also
twice elected by his colleagues to serve as President of the university chapter of American
Association of University Professors, and he was elected to serve as Vice President and
subsequently President of the Faculty Organization of NJMS. He published a Comment in Lancet July
2020 ( that began
the process of reversing the mistaken belief that COVID-19 was transmitted from surfaces.


PHD, 1972, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.A., 1966, Brandeis University