About Interim Chancellor Christopher Molloy

Christopher Molloy

Christopher J. Molloy, Ph.D. is interim chancellor of Rutgers University–New Brunswick.  He previously served as Rutgers University’s senior vice president for research and economic development since December 2013.

In 2011, he was appointed Rutgers interim provost for biomedical and health sciences and successfully managed the complex integration of Rutgers University and most of the former University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. 

He has also served as the interim chancellor of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and dean of the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy.

He received his Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy from Rutgers University and his Ph.D. from the joint Rutgers-UMDNJ Graduate Program in Toxicology. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Prior to joining Rutgers, Molloy held senior research and management positions at Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development L.L.C., 3-Dimensional Pharmaceuticals Inc., and the Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute.