I&P_research_olfactory epithelium_RobeyLab Faculty of the Division of Immunology and Molecular Medicine (IMM) conduct advanced research to understand the immune system and the host response to infection. In addition, we focus upon immune surveillance in cancer, apoptosis, tissue transplantation, autoimmunity, infectious disease, and molecular and cellular aspects of aging. Division members are working to develop therapies based on harnessing or manipulating the immune system and/or other molecular pathways relevant to human health and disease. The faculty offers a cohesive program of training in modern molecular and cellular immunology and medicine that contributes to and benefits from its close ties to research in the allied fields of biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, cell biology and genetics being conducted in other Divisions. The Division, in conjunction with the Cancer Research Laboratory, supervises and maintains state-of-the-art instrumentation for advanced microscopy, flow cytometry, and the construction of transgenic and gene-targeted mice. The Division sponsors a weekly seminar series by eminent scientists, and jointly holds its annual retreat with the immunology program at the University of California, San Francisco.

Faculty

The following is an alphabetical list of active MCB faculty members in the division and brief descriptions of their research. Additional faculty lists are available using the following links:

Emeriti and Professors of the Graduate School | Secondary Divisional Affiliates

 

Greg Barton
Howard Hughes Investigator and Professor of Immunology and Molecular Medicine
Innate immune system

Robert Beatty
Senior Continuing Lecturer of Immunology
Infectious disease immunology

Laurent Coscoy
Associate Professor of Immunology and Molecular Medicine
Molecular mechanisms of immune evasion in viral infection

Jeffery Cox
C.H. Li Chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Endocrinology, Professor of Immunology and Molecular Medicine
Molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis and immune evasion in mycobacteria

Andrew Dillin
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and Thomas and Stacey Siebel Distinguished Chair in Stem Cell Biology and Professor of Immunology and Molecular Medicine
My laboratory works on the genetic and molecular mechanisms that regulate aging and aging-related disease.

Michel DuPage
Assistant Professor of Immunology and Molecular Medicine
Epigenetic control of the functional plasticity of T cells in disease

Eva Harris
Professor, Affiliated of Immunology and Molecular Medicine

David Kirn
Adjunct Professor of Immunology and Molecular Medicine

Molly Ohainle
Assistant Professor of Immunology and Molecular Medicine
Cellular barriers to viral infection, host-virus arms race, HIV functional genomics

David Raulet
Esther and Wendy Schekman Chair in Basic Cancer Biology, and Professor of Immunology and Molecular Medicine
Innate immune responses to cancer and infections mediated by natural killer cells and T cells

Filipa Rijo-Ferreira
Assistant Professor (Affiliated) of Immunology and Molecular Medicine
Circadian rhythms in parasitic diseases

Ellen Robey
Professor of Immunology and Molecular Medicine
Fate determination in the T-lymphocyte lineage

Kaoru Saijo
Assistant Professor of Immunology and Molecular Medicine
Nuclear Receptor-mediated regulation of Neuroinflammation

William Sha
Associate Professor of Immunology and Molecular Medicine
B cell gene regulation and fate determination

Sarah A. Stanley
Associate Professor of Immunology and Molecular Medicine

Russell Vance
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and Professor of Immunology and Molecular Medicine
Host-pathogen interactions

Astar Winoto
Williams Endowed Chair and Professor of Immunology and Molecular Medicine
Molecular mechanisms of apoptosis and proliferation in T cells, cancer, host pathogen interaction and human stem cells.

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Secondary Divisional Affiliates

The following faculty have a secondary affiliation with the Immunology and Molecular Medicine division.

Lin He
Associate Professor and Thomas and Stacey Siebel Distinguished Chair in Stem Cell Research Professor of Cell Biology, Development and Physiology
microRNA functions in cancer development, mouse tumor models

Daniel Portnoy
Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology
Molecular and cellular basis of microbial pathogenesis

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