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Bobby Brooke Herrera wearing a black blazer

An expert in the diagnosis of viral infections and in emerging viral diseases, Dr. Herrera will conduct research in collaboration with the Rutgers Global Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Department of Medicine's Division of Infectious Disease and Immunology.

Upcoming Events

Seminars, Lectures, and Special Event Series

  • This series was established in 2003 from the generosity of Dr. Kenneth S. and Audrey S. Gould. The annual Spring event hosts distinguished scientists at the forefront of research on the molecular and cellular basis of disease. Scientists, colleagues and students across Rutgers and nearby universities and scientific communities are welcome. For more information, contact Kathleen Semler at 732-235-9523 or

    Past Gould Lectures

    • 2019 - Brendan Lee, MD, PhD, Baylor College of Medicine
    • 2018 - Elaine Fuchs, PhD,The Rockefeller University
    • 2017 - Andrew P. Feinberg, MD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University
    • 2016 -Thomas C. Südhof, MD, Columbia University
    • 2015 - Ian Lipkin, MD, Columbia University
    • 2014 - Cori Bargmann, PhD, The Rockefeller University
    • 2013 - Carl Nathan, MD, Weill Cornell Medical College
    • 2012 - James R. Downing, MD, St. June Children’s Research Hospital
    • 2009 - Leonard P. Guarente, PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 2008 - Stuart H. Orkin, MD, Harvard Medical School
    • 2007 - Rudolf Jaenisch, MD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 2005 - Francesco Ramirez, PhD, Child Health Institute of New Jersey
    • 2004 - Joseph T. Coyle, MD, Harvard Medical School
    • 2003 - Eric R. Kandel, MD,Columbia University
  • The Child Health Institute Science Seminar Series welcomes scientists and students from CHINJ, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, and Rutgers University. This series provides a forum to share scientific progress and discuss its impact on child health. Seminars take place once or twice per month on Mondays from 1-2 pm.  For more information, contact Stephanie Peeters at 732-235-3397 or

  • The biweekly Research in Progress Seminar Series is part of the ongoing training and research dissemination. The aim is to foster interdisciplinary communication and collaboration to increase awareness of research at Child Health Institute labs. Meetings are twice a month on Tuesdays from 12-1 pm and are open to CHINJ faculty, students and staff. For more information, contact Stephanie Peeters at 732-235-3397 or