Leadership: Faculty

Embodying a strong, collaborative culture, Ragon faculty lead and support wide-ranging interdisciplinary teams working with a singular focus on curing and preventing human disease.

Our faculty include scientists, engineers, and clinicians, working in disciplines ranging from medicine, engineering, and cellular biology to chemistry, computational biology, genetics, physics, mathematics, immunology—and more.

Todd Allen, PhD

T Cell Immunotherapy, HIV Evolution and Transmission

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Galit Alter, PhD

Systems Serology

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Alejandro B. Balazs, PhD

Engineering Immunity Against Infectious Disease

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Amy Barczak, MD

Host-pathogen interactions in mycobacterial infection

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Facundo Batista, PhD

B cells, antibodies, preclinical vaccinology

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Bryan Bryson, PhD

Immune control of mycobacteria

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Mary Carrington, PhD

Impact of immunogenetic variation on disease outcome

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Gaurav D. Gaiha, MD, DPhil

T cells, Vaccines, & Immune Control

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Musie Ghebremichael, PhD

Application and development of statistical methods

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Boris D. Juelg, MD, PhD

Natural infections informing immunotherapies

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Douglas S. Kwon, MD, PhD

Mucosal immunology, Microbiome, HIV

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Mathias D. Lichterfeld, MD, PhD

Clinical trials, single cell assays, HIV cure

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Daniel Lingwood, PhD

Programing vaccine antibody responses

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Hernandez Moura Silva, PhD

Immune-mediated circuits supporting organ functions

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Thumbi Ndung’u, PhD

Immune mechanisms of HIV control

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Shiv Pillai, MD, PhD

B-cell biology and T-B collaboration

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Aaron Schmidt, PhD

Protein Engineering, Therapeutic Development, Viral Evolution

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Alex K. Shalek, PhD

Single-Cell Genomics, Systems Immunology

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Bruce D. Walker, MD

HIV, virus-specific T cells, elite controllers

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Harikesh Wong, PhD

Intercellular Communication, Tissue Microenvironment, Quantitative & Systems Immunology

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Xu Yu, MD

Dendritic Cells and Elite Controllers

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Clinical Team

The Ragon’s clinical research focuses on clinical studies in infectious diseases such as HIV and COVID-19.

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Lab Staff

Our lab staff, comprised of students, postdocs, technicians, and scientists, is responsible for the hands-on research work at the Ragon.

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Leadership: Executive Team

Meet the Ragon's leadership team.

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