Immunology Program Membership

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 Regulation

Immune Receptors and Signaling

Tumor Immunology

Immune Response to Microbial Pathogens

Inflammation

 

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