- B.A., 1963, Oberlin College
- Ph.D., 1969, Department of Biology, Johns Hopkins University
- Postdoctoral, 1970, Department of Biology, Princeton University
- Postdoctoral, 1971-1972, Department of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
- Harvard Medical School, Assistant Professor of Pathology, 1974
- Harvard Medical School, Associate Professor of Pathology, 1977
- University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Associate Professor of Microbiology, 1981-1992.
- University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Professor of Microbiology, 1992-2003.
- University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Professor Emeritus, 2004-present.
National Science Foundation, 1991-1995. Regulation of Leukocyte Adhesion Receptor Function.
National Science Foundation, 1985-1988. Virus Destruction Mechanisms of Killer T Lymphocytes.
Mechanisms of cellular immunity, especially interactions of cytotoxic
T-lymphocytes (CTL) with target cells; role and regulation of LFA-1
integrin in lymphocyte adhesions.
Since 1997: Macromolecular visualization and
Three cytotoxic T lymphocytes
(smaller cells) attacking two tumor cells. (Scanning electron
micrograph by M. Levinthal, M.J. Karnovsky, and E. Martz, ca. 1975,
- Martz, E. 1993. Overview of CTL-target adhesion and other critical events in the cytotoxic mechanism. In: "Cytotoxic cells: recognition, effector function, generation, and methods," Sitkovsky, M.V.; Henkart, P.A., eds., Birkhä user; Boston, MA,
USA, pp. 9-45.
- Martz, E. and S.R. Gamble. 1992. How do CTL control virus infections? Evidence for prelytic halt of Herpes simplex. Viral Immunology 5:81-91.
- Martz, E. and Howell, D.M. 1989. CTL: virus control cells first and cytolytic cells second? DNA fragmentation, apoptosis, and the prelytic halt hypothesis. Immunol. Today 10:79-86.
- Martz, E. 1987. LFA-1 and other accessory molecules functioning in adhesions of T and B lymphocytes. Human Immunol. 18:3-37.
- Henkart, P. and E. Martz, eds. 1985. Mechanisms of Cell-Mediated Cytotoxicity II, Plenum Press, NY, 568 pages. (Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Mechanisms of Cell-Mediated Cytotoxicity; Adv. Exp. Med. Biol. Volume 184).