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Jeffrey Bender, MD

Robert I. Levy Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor of Immunobiology

Associate Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine

Director, Yale Cardiovascular Research Center

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Marcus Bosenberg, MD, PhD

Professor of Dermatology, Pathology, and Immunobiology

Marcus Bosenberg M.D., Ph.D., is a physician scientist who directs a leading melanoma research laboratory, is Co-Leader of the Genomics, Genetics and Epigenetics Program of the Yale Cancer Center, Co-Director of the Yale SPORE in Skin Cancer, and is a practicing dermatopathologist at Yale Dermatopathology through Yale Medicine.

In his research, Dr. Bosenberg studies the genetics and cellular changes that result in melanoma, the leading cause of skin cancer deaths. His laboratory has developed...

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Alfred Bothwell, PhD

Professor of Immunobiology

Member of HTI and VBT

Al Bothwell graduated with an A.B. from Washington University in 1971, got a PhD from Yale in Sidney Altman’s lab in 1975 and then did a postdoc with David Baltimore at MIT where he established the genetic basis of the anti-NP idiotypic antibody response. He has been on the Immunobiology faculty at the Yale Medical School since 1982. He continued studies of B cell antibody diversity and memory and then worked on T cell receptor structure/function and signaling. He also developed the molecular...

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Lieping Chen, MD, PhD

United Technologies Corporation Professor in Cancer Research and Professor of Immunobiology, of Dermatology and of Medicine (Medical Oncology)

Co-Director, Cancer Immunology Program at Yale Cancer Center

Lieping Chen studies cell surface proteins which control lymphocyte functions. He is also interested in translating laboratory findings to treat human diseases including cancer. In 1992, Dr. Chen showed the first proof-of-concept study that the B7-CD28 family molecules could be the targets for cancer immunotherapy. This study inspires subsequent studies targeting the B7-CD28 family molecules for the treatment of human cancer.

In 1999, Dr. Chen, then at the Mayo Clinic, first to discover a...

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Joseph Craft, MD

Paul B. Beeson Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology) and Professor of Immunobiology

Paul B. Beeson Professor of Medicine

Program Director, Investigative Medicine

Dr. Joseph Craft is Paul B. Beeson Professor of Medicine and Professor of Immunobiology at the Yale University School of Medicine. He received his degree in chemistry as a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is an Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Dr. Craft did postgraduate training in medicine and in rheumatology and immunology at Yale, and has been on the faculty at that institution since 1985. At Yale,...

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Peter Cresswell, PhD, FRS

Eugene Higgins Professor of Immunobiology and Professor of Cell Biology

Dr. Cresswell is the Eugene Higgins Professor of Immunobiology and Professor of Cell Biology and Dermatology at Yale University School of Medicine.



He received his B.S. degree in chemistry, his M.S. degree in microbiology from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, U.K., and his Ph.D. degree in biochemistry and immunology from London University. His postdoctoral training was completed at Harvard University with Jack Strominger.



Before assuming his position at Yale, Dr. Cresswell was Chief of the...

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Vishwa Deep Dixit, DVM, PhD

Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Immunobiology

Vishwa Deep Dixit completed Bachelor and Master of Veterinary Sciences in HAU, Hisar India. He received German Academic Exchange Service fellowship to conduct PhD research in Germany. He completed PhD coursework in HAU and Research Work in University of Hannover in Year 2000. He conducted postdoctoral research training in NIH. He joined Pennington Biomedical Research Center as an Assistant Professor in 2006 and moved to Yale as Professor of Comparative Medicine and Immunobiology in 2013. ...

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Stephanie Eisenbarth, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine, of Immunobiology and of Medicine (Immunology)

Associate Chair of Research, Laboratory Medicine

Assistant Director of Clinical Pathology Residency Program

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Richard Flavell, PhD, FRS

Sterling Professor of Immunobiology

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Dr. Flavell is Sterling Professor of Immunobiology at Yale University School of Medicine, and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He received his B.Sc. (Honors) in 1967 and Ph.D. in 1970 in biochemistry from the University of Hull, England, and performed postdoctoral work in Amsterdam (1970-72) with Piet Borst and in Zurich (1972-73) with Charles Weissmann. Before accepting his current position in 1988, Dr. Flavell was first Assistant Professor (equivalent) at the University...

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Ann Haberman, PhD

Associate Professor of Immunobiology

Director, In Vivo Imaging Facility

Director, Flow Cytometry Facility

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania (1992)

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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 Clark, PhD

Associate Research Scienist

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Elizabeth Eynon, PhD

Research Scientist in Immunobiology

Chair, IACUC

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Nancy Kirkiles-Smith, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Immunobiology

Laboratory Manager

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Elizabeth Kopp, PhD, BA

Associate Research Scientist in Immunobiology

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Manolis Roulis, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Immunobiology

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Rashu Seth, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Immunobiology

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Zuzana Tobiasova

Associate Research Scientist

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Linghua Zheng, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Immunobiology

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Gloria Zhu, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Immunobiology

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