Former student elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Dr Lewis Lanier, Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of California, San Francisco, has joined the National Academy of Sciences...

Dr Lewis Lanier is Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of California, San Francisco. He was a graduate student and a postdoctoral trainee in the department (1975-1979); his research here involved studies of murine B-cell lymphomas, under the direction of Professor Geoffrey Haughton. Dr Lanier did research in the private sector for several years before joining the faculty of UCSF in 1999. A major focus of Dr Lanier’s current research is the role and properties of natural killer cells in the immune system.