Faculty

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Ruslan M Medzhitov, PhD

Sterling Professor of Immunobiology

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Medzhitov was born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, and earned a B.S. at Tashkent State University before going on to pursue a Ph.D. in biochemistry at Moscow University in 1990. He performed his postdoctoral studies with the late Charles A. Janeway Jr. at Yale University Medical School.

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Eric RF Meffre, PhD

Associate Professor of Immunobiology and of Medicine (Immunology)

My work focuses on the etiology of autoimmune diseases affecting millions of individuals in the world by identifying molecules and pathways involved in the establishment of B-cell tolerance through the investigation of rare patients with primary immunodeficiency (PID), enrolled at Yale and through an international network.

Patients with PID provide opportunities to study the impact of specific gene defects on the regulation of B-cell tolerance and the removal of developing autoreactive B cells...

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Noah Wolcott Palm, PhD

Assistant Professor of Immunobiology

Noah W. Palm is an Assistant Professor of Immunobiology and a member of the Human and Translational Immunology Program at the Yale University School of Medicine. His laboratory focuses on illuminating the myriad interactions between the immune system and the gut microbiota in health and disease. Dr. Palm performed his doctoral work with Ruslan Medzhitov and his postdoctoral work with Richard Flavell, both at Yale University.

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Jordan Stuart Pober, MD, PhD

Bayer Professor of Translational Medicine and Professor of Immunobiology, Pathology and Dermatology

Director, Human and Translational Immunology Program

Vice-Chair, Dept. of Immunobiology for the Section of Human and Translational Immunology

Dr. Pober was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1949 and grew up in the New York City metropolitan area. He attended Haverford College, graduating summa cum laude in 1971 with high honors in Biology, Chemistry and History. He was admitted to Yale’s Medical Scientist Training Program, receiving his MD and his PhD in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry with Prof. Lubert Stryer in 1977. He completed his first year of pathology residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital in 1978, was a post-doctoral fellow...

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Aaron Michael Ring, MD/PhD

Assistant Professor

Aaron Ring received his undergraduate training at Yale University and entered the Stanford Medical Scientist Training Program for his MD and PhD degrees. At Stanford, he worked in the laboratories of K. Christopher Garcia and Irving Weissman to use structure-based protein engineering to develop new cytokine and immune checkpoint therapies for cancer. He additionally developed novel methodologies in protein engineering to create biologic agents against challenging targets such as G protein...

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Carla Vanina Rothlin, PhD

Associate Professor of Immunobiology

Associate Professor of Pharmacology

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Craig Russell Roy, PhD

Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis and of Immunobiology

Vice-Chair, Department of Microbial Pathogenesis

Craig Roy received his B.S. from Michigan State University in 1985 and earned his Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology at Stanford University in 1991 in the laboratory of Dr. Stanley Falkow. After completing a postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Ralph Isberg in the Department of Molecular Microbiology at Tufts University School of Medicine in 1996, he was appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology at Stony Brook University. Dr. Roy became a...

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David G. Schatz, PhD

Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Immunobiology and Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Chair of Immunobiology

Dr. Schatz has made fundamental contributions to our understanding of the mechanisms that assemble and diversify antigen receptor genes that encode antibodies and T cell receptors.  He is best known for the discovery of RAG1 and RAG2, subsequent biochemical insights into RAG function and evolutionary origins, and the discovery of two distinct levels of regulation of somatic hypermutation.

Schatz has co-authored over 150 articles, many in prestigious journals, and has been the recipient of...

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Research Scientists

Piotr Bielecki

Associate Research Scientist in Immunobiology

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Wook Jin Chae, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Immunobiology

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Paul R. Clark, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Immunobiology

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Enric Esplugues, PhD

Research Scientist-Immunobiology

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Elizabeth E Eynon, PhD

Research Scientist in Immunobiology

Chair, IACUC

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Dietmar Herndler-Brandstetter, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Immunobiology

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Nancy C Kirkiles-Smith, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Immunobiology

Laboratory Manager

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Elizabeth Bomann Kopp, PhD, BA

Associate Research Scientist in Immunobiology

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Ralf M Leonhardt, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Immunobiology

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Manolis Roulis, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Immunobiology

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Rashu Bhargava Seth, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Immunobiology

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Gloria Zhu, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Immunobiology

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