Faculty

  • Faculty at Immunology Scientific Conference, Asilomar, November 2023

Immunology faculty members are leaders in their respective areas of research, and often incorporate bench to bedside approaches. Program faculty have strong records as researchers, including publications and successful research. Our faculty have diverse backgrounds and have a record of research training who have mentored and helped develop successful, former trainees who have established productive careers. Faculty serve on committees, teach major courses, directly mentor students, and provide core support essential to the functioning of the Immunology Program. The program is proud to have 65+ Faculty members in total.

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Nima Aghaeepour

Associate Professor (Research) of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine (Adult MSD), of Pediatrics (Neonatology) and, by courtesy, of Biomedical Data Science

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Ash A. Alizadeh

Moghadam Family Professor of Medicine, Oncology

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Michael Angelo

Associate Professor of Pathology

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Rosa Bacchetta

Associate Professor (Research) of Pediatrics (Stem Cell Transplantation)

Mentor and bias training

•  Creating Inclusive Spaces of Belonging Workshop-Berkeley Interactive Theater

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Jennifer K. Bando

Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Mentor and bias training
• Creating Inclusive Spaces of Belonging-Berkeley Interactive Theater (2021)
• Basic Science Teaching Skills Workshop – Teaching and Mentoring Academy (2022)
• T32 Faculty Mentoring Skills Workshop, Microbiology and Immunology (2022)
• Microbiology and Immunology Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Discussion/Reading Group (2021-2023)

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Christopher O. Barnes

Assistant Professor of Biology and, by courtesy, of Structural Biology

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Glaivy Batsuli

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology

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Sean Bendall

Associate Professor of Pathology

Mentor and bias training
•  Immunology Mentoring Workshop (at Annual Retreat), Office of Graduate Education, January 2023
•  Harassment Prevention Training
•  Conflict of Interest and Commitment 
•  Supervisor Health and Safety

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Alice Bertaina

Professor of Pediatrics (Stem Cell Transplantation)

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Catherine Blish

George E. and Lucy Becker Professor in Medicine

Mentor and bias training
• Unconscious Bias in Medicine 2022
• Immunology Mentoring Workshop (at Annual Retreat), Office of Graduate Education, January 2023

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Paul Bollyky

Associate Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Microbiology and Immunology

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Scott Boyd

Professor of Pathology

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Yueh-hsiu Chien

Professor of Microbiology & Immunology

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Jennifer R. Cochran

Senior Associate Vice Provost for Research, Addie and Al Macovski Professor, Professor of Bioengineering and, by courtesy, of Chemical Engineering

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Agnieszka Czechowicz

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Stem Cell Transplantation)

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Kyle Daniels

Assistant Professor of Genetics

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Mark M. Davis

Director, Stanford Institute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection and the Burt and Marion Avery Family Professor

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Edgar Engleman

Professor of Pathology and of Medicine (Immunology and Rheumatology)

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Stephen J. Galli

Mary Hewitt Loveless, MD, Professor in the School of Medicine and Professor of Pathology and of Microbiology and Immunology

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Chris Garcia

Younger Family Professor and Professor of Molecular & Cellular Physiology, and of Structural Biology

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Andrew Gentles

Assistant Professor (Research) of Pathology, of Medicine (BMIR) and, by courtesy, of Biomedical Data Science

Mentor and bias training

• Faculty Mentor training workshop, Neurosciences IDP 2022

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William Greenleaf

Professor of Genetics

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Rogelio A. Hernández-López

Assistant Professor of Bioengineering and, of Genetics

Mentor and bias training
•  SURGE I #8 Equity and Inclusive Practices and Resources (online)
•  one-hour mentoring workshop for Cancer Bio faculty (online)
•  Stanford Propel Lunch: Faculty Speaker  (in person)
•  Career opportunities for trainees: Faculty speaker BioE retreat (in person)

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Leonore A. Herzenberg

Department of Genetics Flow Cytometry Professor

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Michael R. Howitt

Assistant Professor of Pathology and of Microbiology and Immunology

Mentor and bias training

• Optimizing Advising Relationships: Workshops on giving Feedback 2018
• Enhancing Skills in Mentoring Across Difference 2021
• Creating Inclusive Spaces of Belonging - Berkeley Interactive Theater 2022
• Member of Community, Diversity, and Inclusion in Immunology (CDIII) Committee
• Basic Science Diversity Liaison for the Immunology program
• PROSPER Program mentor to trainees in other labs associated with Stanford Immunology

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Prasanna Jagannathan

Assistant Professor, Medicine - Infectious Diseases and, of Microbiology & Immunology

Mentor and bias training
• Co-chair of CDIII (Committee for Diversity and Inclusion in Immunology)

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Siddhartha Jaiswal

Assistant Professor of Pathology

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Ted Jardetzky

Professor of Structural Biology

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Livnat Jerby

Assistant Professor of Genetics

Mentor and bias training
• Unconscious Bias in Recruiting
• T32 Mentor Faculty Workshop
• Member of Community, Diversity, and Inclusion in Immunology (CDIII) Committee

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Anusha Kalbasi

Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology - Radiation Therapy

Mentor and bias training
• Responsible Conduct in Research course, UCLA 2022

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Purvesh Khatri

Associate Professor of Medicine and of Biomedical Data Science

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Peter S. Kim

Virginia and D. K. Ludwig Professor of Biochemistry

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Seung K. Kim

KM Mulberry Professor, Professor of Developmental Biology, of Medicine (Endocrinology) and, by courtesy, of Pediatrics (Endocrinology)

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Amanda Kirane

Assistant Professor - University Medical Line, Surgery - General Surgery

Mentor and bias training

• Women in Cancer Surgery Leadership Summit 2024
• Harassment Prevention and Training for Supervisors and Faculty 2023
• Department of Surgery DEI Faculty Training 2023
• UC Davis Association of Women Surgeons Mentorship Award 2021
• Train the Trainer: Physician Wellbeing and Wellness Fellowship 2020

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Sheri Krams

Senior Associate Dean, Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs and Professor of Surgery (Abdominal Transplantation)

Mentor and bias training
• Inclusive Mentorship Discussion, REACH HBMC Program, 2023
•  Hang in There and be Tough, Cornell Interactive Theatre Ensemble, 2023
•  Immunology Mentoring Workshop (at Annual Retreat), Office of Graduate Education, 2023
•  Creating Inclusive Spaces of Belonging, Berkeley Interactive Theater, 2021
• Biosciences Faculty Chats on Student Activism, Office of Graduate Education, 2021
• Mentoring through Small Acts, Teaching and Mentoring Academy, 2021

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Tobias Lanz

Assistant Professor, Medicine - Immunology & Rheumatology

Mentor and bias training
• Unconscious Bias in Medicine 2023

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Ronald Levy

Robert K. and Helen K. Summy Professor in the School of Medicine

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David B. Lewis

Professor of Pediatrics (Immunology)

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Billy Li

Professor of Genetics

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Michael Lim

Professor of Neurosurgery and, by courtesy, of Radiation Oncology (Radiation Therapy), of Medicine (Oncology), of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and of Neurology

Mentor and bias training

• e-learning: Managing Bias in Hiring (IDEA-0035-WEB) course 
• Unconscious Bias in Recruiting (in Medicine) - UBR
• Unconscious Bias in Medicine - UBM

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Sydney X. Lu

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Hematology)

Mentor and bias training
• SURGE workshops
• Unconscious Bias in Medicine

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Crystal Mackall

Ernest and Amelia Gallo Family Professor and Professor of Pediatrics and of Medicine

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Holden Maecker

Professor (Research) of Microbiology and Immunology

Mentor and bias training

• Co-chair of CDIII (Committee for Diversity and Inclusion in Immunology)
• Attendance at M&I DEI Reading Group
• Immunology Mentoring Workshop (at Annual Retreat), Office of Graduate Education, January 2023
• Harassment Prevention Training for Supervisors and Faculty (2021)
• Working with Minors at Stanford and Mandated Reporter Acknowledgement

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Ravi Majeti

Director, Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, RZ Cao Professor and Professor of Medicine (Hematology)

Mentor and bias training
• Unconscious Bias Training
• Organized and devoted faculty meetings within the Division of Hematology for such presentations and additional training on best practices for eliminating gender and racial bias in evaluations of trainees
• Serve on the advisory committee for PROPEL
• Awarded a Stanford Teaching and Mentoring Academy grant titled Improving Intercultural Competencies Utilizing the Intercultural Development Inventory
•  In the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (ISCBRM), we have worked closely with an external DEI consultant Monica Cox for training, education, and advice.

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Jonathan Maltzman

Associate Professor of Medicine (Nephrology)

Mentor and bias training
• Prosper Faculty Training 2022

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Olivia Martinez

Johnson and Johnson Distinguished Professor of Surgery

Mentor and bias training
• Digging Deeper, Doing Better: Optimizing Inclusive Allyship and Culturally Responsive Mentoring Practices Workshop (Propel Post-Doc Program), October 2023
• Prosper Faculty Training, 2022
• Immunology Mentoring Workshop (at Annual Retreat), Office of Graduate Education, January 2023
• Creating Inclusive Spaces of Belonging Workshop-Berkeley Interactive Theater, 2021
• Unconscious Bias in Recruiting, 2022
• Member, Committee for Diversity and Inclusion in Immunology (CDIII),  2020-present
• Basic Science Diversity Liaison, Office of Faculty Development and Diversity, 2020-2022

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Eric Meffre

Professor of Medicine (Immunology and Rheumatology)

Mentor and bias training
• Unconscious Bias in Medicine 2022

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Elizabeth Mellins

Professor of Pediatrics (Human Gene Therapy)

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Everett Meyer

Associate Professor of Medicine (Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy), of Pediatrics (Stem Cell Transplantation) and, by courtesy, of Surgery (Abdominal Transplantation)

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Emmanuel Mignot

Craig Reynolds Professor of Sleep Medicine and Professor, by courtesy, of Genetics and of Neurology

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David Miklos

Professor of Medicine (Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy)

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Denise M. Monack

Martha Meier Weiland Professor in the School of Medicine

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Jayakar V. Nayak

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (OHNS) and, by courtesy, of Neurosurgery

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Robert Negrin

Professor of Medicine (Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy)

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Aaron Newman

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Data Science

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Mark Nicolls

Stanford University Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

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Garry Nolan

Rachford and Carlota Harris Professor

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Derick Okwan

Assistant Professor of Pathology

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Trung Pham

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics - Infectious Diseases

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Bali Pulendran

Violetta L. Horton Professor and Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

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Nathan Reticker-Flynn

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology (Head and Neck Surgery)

Mentor and bias training
• Mentored ADVANCE rotation students
• Prosper mentor for CDIII

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Bill Robinson

James W. Raitt, M.D. Professor of Medicine - Immunology & Rheumatology

Mentor and bias training
• Unconscious Bias in Medicine 2020-23
• Organize the Division of Immunology and Rheumatology’s quarterly TownHalls which are focused on DEIB – ongoing quarterly.
•  Attended Immunology Programs townhalls on DEIB

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Maria Grazia Roncarolo

George D. Smith Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine and Professor of Medicine (Blood and Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy)

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Julia Salzman

Associate Professor of Biomedical Data Science, of Biochemistry and, by courtesy, of Statistics

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Ansuman Satpathy

Assistant Professor of Pathology

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Judith Shizuru

Professor, Medicine - Blood & Marrow Transplantation, and of Pediatrics - Stem Cell Transplantation

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Michael Snyder

Stanford W. Ascherman Professor of Genetics

Mentor and bias training

• Run an R25 genomics undergraduate summer research program for underserved students that supported by NHGRI. 
• Run a high school summer research program for many students, including those who are underserved.
• Run an online education program through the Stanford Data Ocean for underserved high school and undergraduate students.
• Run a tech museum outreach program for K12 that reaches out broadly online as well as program that are specifically at the Tech.
• Have a collaborative omics (mostly autoimmune) project with a Native American community in South Dakota.
• Held a 3-day intense workshop on artificial intelligence and data science for ~20 undergraduate from underserved groups from the Bay Area and South Dakota.
• The department sends students from our training grant the SACNAS and ABCRAMS.
• Give talks at colleges enriched for students for underserved groups (Morehouse, etc).
• Each summer I give Stanford grad school pitches to 3-6 summer undergrad programs for underserved students

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Raymond A. Sobel

Professor of Pathology

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Lawrence Steinman

George A. Zimmermann Professor and Professor Neurology, and of Pediatrics

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John B. Sunwoo

Edward C. and Amy H. Sewall Professor in the School of Medicine and Professor, by courtesy, of Dermatology

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Hawa Racine Thiam

Assistant Professor of Bioengineering and of Microbiology and Immunology

Mentor and bias training
• SURGE training
• Mentoring – Setting Expectations
• Mentoring – How to Give Feedback
• Member of Community, Diversity, and Inclusion in Immunology (CDIII) Committee

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PJ Utz

Professor of Medicine (Immunology and Rheumatology)

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Taia T. Wang

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Microbiology and Immunology

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Irving Weissman

Virginia & D.K. Ludwig Professor of Clinical Investigation in Cancer Research, Professor of Pathology, and of Developmental Biology

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Joseph C. Wu

Director, Stanford Cardiovascular Institute, Simon H. Stertzer, MD, Professor and Professor of Radiology

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