Mark Davis

Mark Davis

Mark M. Davis is Director of the Stanford Institute for Immunology, Transplantation and Infection, and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator. Mark received his BA from Johns Hopkins University and PhD in molecular biology from the California Institute of Technology.  He is known for identification of the elusive T-Cell receptor genes.

More recently, he has focused on developing methods to advance our understanding of human immunology. Mark’s contributions to immunology have been recognized with many honors and awards, including his election to membership in the Royal Society of London. In 2000-2001, he was the Newton-Abraham visiting Professor at Oxford