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