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Mark Davis, PhD

The Burt and Marion Avery Family Professor, Transplantation and Infection, Microbiology & Immunology (Stanford), HHMI

Mark Davis

Dr. Davis is a professor of microbiology and immunology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator.  He is well known for identification in the 1980s of the elusive T cell receptor genes, which allow T lymphocytes to fight disease-causing microbes, and he and his group have made many subsequent discoveries about this type of molecule and how it functions.