Marc Jenkins, PhD

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Director of Center for Immunology, MiCaB
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, MiCaB

Marc Jenkins, PhD, is the director of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Immunology and a faculty member in the Microbiology Immunology and Cancer Biology Graduate Program (MICaB). A member of the Masonic Cancer Center’s Immunology Research Program. Dr. Jenkins investigates immune responses by antigen-specific CD4+ T and B cell activation to improve vaccines and prevent autoimmunity. He is a Distinguished McKnight University Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, an NIH NIAID MERIT Awardee, an Institute for Scientific Information Highly Cited Researcher, a Member of the Academy for Excellence in Health Research, and a Pew Scholar.