This Duke University Medical Center Archives oral history interview was conducted with Wolfgang Joklik, MD, co-founder of the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, on May 16, 2007 by Jessica Roseberry. Joklik discusses his education in Australia and England, his career at Duke in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, as well as efforts to increase the employment of women in the department, his research in molecular virology, and the creation of the Comprehensive Cancer Center at Duke. He also discusses the lives and careers of several of his colleagues at Duke, including pediatrics and microbiology specialist Catherine Wilfert and virology researchers Joe and Dorothy Beard.