Faculty at Asilomar (2014)

Meet the Immunology Faculty

For information on which faculty members are associated with the Molecular, Cellular, and Translational Immunology (MCTI) track and which faculty members are associated specifically with the Computational and Systems Immunology (CSI) track, please refer to the Immunology Graduate Handbook.

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Oncology)

Systems Immunology and oncogenomics of B-Cell lymphomas 

Kenneth Fong Professor and Professor of Bioengineering, of Genetics, of Medicine (General Medical Discipline) and, by courtesy, of Computer Science
(650) 725-0659


Pharmacogenomics, structural bioinformatics, natural language processing 

Assistant Professor (Research) of Pathology


Human hematopoietic and immune hierarchies in health and disease 

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
(650) 725-5132


NK cell biology, immunity to viruses

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Immune regulation in injured and infected tissues

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
(650) 723-7984

Understanding how Toxoplasma manipulates the host’s immune response and avoids clearance 

Assistant Professor of Pathology at the Stanford University Medical Center

Understand the lymphocyte genotype-phenotype relationships in healthy human immunity and immunological diseases

Klaus Bensch Professor in Pathology
(650) 852-3369

Studies of the mechanisms and regulation of leukocyte trafficking

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Immunology) and, by courtesy, of Materials Science and Engineering
(650) 721-1324

Mechanobiology, atomic force microscopy, T cell activation

Immuno Faculty Stats

  • 72 total faculty members
  • 26 different departments
  • 11 National Academy of the Sciences members
  • 1 Nobel Laureate

Guess Who?

This faculty member studies hematopoiesis, cancer and leukemia, autoimmunity and inflammation, and develops computational approaches for network and systems immunology. He is most well known for developing a mass spectrometry-flow cytometry hybrid device known as the CyTOF.

Garry Nolan

We are working to enable a deeper understanding not only of normal immune function, but also detailed substructures of leukemias and solid cancers as well as autoimmunity and pathogen effects upon the immune system. Our laboratory has already begun a large scale mapping of the hematopoietic hierarchy in healthy human bone marrow at an unprecedented level of detail.