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Dr. Alexander Marson

Dr. Alexander Marson

Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, UCSF


Dr. Marson is an Associate Professor in the Microbiology and Immunology Department at UCSF. He has joint appointments in the UCSF Diabetes Center and Department of Medicine. He is also Scientific Director of biomedicine at the Innovative Genomics Initiative (IGI), which supports genome engineering and genomics efforts at UC Berkeley, UCSF and Stanford. He is a Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigator and a member of the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy (PICI). He has extensive experience in systems‐scale investigations of gene regulatory circuitry in T cells and has integrated these studies with genetics of immune‐mediated diseases. His lab has developed new CRISPR‐Cas9 tools for experimental and therapeutic genome engineering in human T cells.