Joanna Davies, D.Phil.
Dr. Joanna Davies received a D.Phil. from Oxford University, UK. in Immunology in 1986. She completed post-doctoral fellowships at The Medical Biology Institute, La Jolla, and Cambridge University, UK. before becoming an Assistant Professor at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, in 1998. In 2001 she moved her laboratory to the Torrey Pines Institute for Molecular Studies in La Jolla where she is now a Member. Her research focus is immune regulation, including, autoimmunity, transplant rejection and severe muscle wasting.
Sophia Khaldoyanidi, Ph.D.
Dr. Khaldoyanidi received her M.D. from the Medical State University in Novosibirsk, Russian Federation in 1989 and her Ph.D. in Immunology / Hematology from the Institute of Clinical Immunology, also in Novosibirsk in 1993. She was a guest scientist at the Heidelberg German Cancer Research Center and the Institute for Genetics within the Karlsruhe Research Center, both in Germany. From 1998 - 1999, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Medical Biology Institute in La Jolla, CA and then she joined the Department of Vascular Biology at the La Jolla Insitute for Molecular Medicine (LJIMM) as a staff scientist. In 2001, Dr. Khaldoyanidi was promoted to the Assistant Professor position at LJIMM. In 2005, she was tapped as director of the Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Program at LJIMM and she took a sabbatical with the Stem Cell Center at the Burnham Institute for Medical Research. Dr. Khaldoyanidi joined the Alzeimer's & Aging Research Center as an Associate Member in 2007.
Fahu Samad, Ph.D.
Dr. Samad's research summary to come.