Immunology Program Membership
The goal of the UCSF Immunology Program is to enhance the education and training of students and fellows and to promote collaborations between labs conducting research in the field of immunology. Submit application to the Head of the UCSF Immunology Program Steering Committee – Cliff Lowell.
Requirements for Admission to the Program:
Faculty-level appointment at UCSF
Nomination and a Letter of Sponsorship by a Program Member
Evidence of an Active Research Program relevant to the field of Immunology
A commitment to participate in Program events and teaching activities
Presentation of a research seminar (see below)
A vote by the Immunology Program members with 2/3 approval
Tracks for Program Admission
Established UCSF faculty member
The requirement for the presentation of a research seminar can be waived by the unanimous recommendation by the Steering Committee if the applicant’s research program is well known by the Immunology Program membership and there is evident relevance of the applicant’s research to the field of immunology. All other abovementioned criteria for admission are required.
Newly Recruited UCSF faculty member
The requirement for the presentation of a research seminar can be waived by the unanimous recommendation by the Steering Committee if as part of the applicant’s recruitment to UCSF, the applicant gave a research seminar that was widely advertised to the Program membership and if at least two Program members participated in the search committee or endorse the applicant. All other abovementioned criteria for admission are required.
Allergy and Asthma
Diabetes and Autoimmunity
Development and Differentiation
HIV and Viral Immunity
Immune Receptors and Signaling
Immune Response to Microbial Pathogens
We gratefully acknowledge BioLegend, Inc., Cell Genesys, Inc., Genentech, Inc., Gilead Sciences, Maxygen, Perseid Therapeutics LLC, Picobella LLC, Rigel, Inc., Trianni, Inc., Schering Plough Research Institute, and R&D Systems, Rigel Corporation, Five Prime Therapeutics and Novo Nordisk for their generous sponsorship of the UCSF Immunology Program. For more information, click here.
Additionally, our seminar series have been made possible by generous support from the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology, the Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis, and the Sandler Center for Basic Research in Asthma. For more information, click here.