Grifoni Lab
Alba Grifoni, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Center for Vaccine Innovation

Alba Grifoni, Ph.D., studies immune response to viral infections through a combination of bioinformatics and experimental approaches. Her work is important for understanding how T cell responses recognize a range of pathogens, including Coronaviruses (SARS-CoV-2 and other subgenera), Orthopoxviruses (Mpox and Vaccinia), and other emerging pathogens.

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Saphire Lab
Erica Ollmann Saphire, Ph.D., MBA
Professor, President & Chief Executive Officer
Center for Autoimmunity and Inflammation, Center for Cancer Immunotherapy, Center for Sex-based Differences in the Immune System, Center for Vaccine Innovation

Erica Ollmann Saphire, Ph.D., MBA, studies, at the molecular level, how and why viruses are pathogenic. This work provides the roadmap for medical defense.

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Sette Lab
Alessandro Sette, Dr.Biol.Sci.
Center for Autoimmunity and Inflammation - Director, Center for Cancer Immunotherapy, Center for Vaccine Innovation

Alessandro Sette, Dr.Biol.Sci., defines in chemical terms the specific structures (epitopes) that the immune system recognizes and uses this knowledge to measure and understand immune responses.

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