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Max Krummel, PhD

Professor, Department of Pathology


Matthew (Max) Krummel is a Professor in the Pathology Department at University of California, San Francisco. He specializes in Systems Immunology and his research projects are aimed at understanding how cells work together to generate immunity. His lab use real-time microscopic methods to image the dynamic movement of lymphocytes and lymphocyte receptors during antigen recognition. They also design, build, and exploit cutting-edge microscopes as part of these studies.  Primary diseases studied include,  asthma, tissue damage and immunoevasive tumors.

Education & Training

  • 2001: Stanford University, Immunology
  • 1997: Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Melbourne Aus., Immunology
  • 1995: University of California at Berkeley, CA, Ph.D. Immunology
  • 1989: University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, IL, B.S. Biology and    Chemistry

Awards & Honors

  • 2009-2012: Fellow of the American Asthma Foundation
  • 2005-2010: Leukemia and Lymphoma Foundation, Career Award
  • 2004-2007: Investigator Award, Cancer Research Institute
  • 1997-2000: NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Institutes of Health
  • 1996-1997: Postdoctoral Fellowship, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation