University of Washington Immunology

The Department of Immunology is a basic science department located in the School of Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. Our faculty engage in teaching and conduct research on the development and function of the immune system. The department provides a dynamic research environment for immunological discovery and a superb training environment for the next generation of biomedical scientists.

Our mission in the Department of Immunology is to advance understanding of the function of the immune system in order to enhance our ability to fight infectious disease, cancer and autoimmune disease.  Basic research of all aspects of immunology is critical to this mission, as well as  translational research to link our findings to the development of new therapies.

In the Department of Immunology, we hold diversity and inclusiveness as core values and emphasize their importance throughout our research, education and practice.  We strive to create a climate that fosters belonging, respect and value for all, and we encourage diversity and inclusiveness within our scientific community and the institution.

Latest News

Congratulations to Dr. Simmons for successfully defending her dissertation July 9, 2014.  The...

The Department of Immunology at the University of Washington seeks highly qualified applicants...

Dr. Dan Stetson of the Department of Immunology at the University of Washington has been named...

Congratulations to Dr. Edward Clark, Professor in the UW Departments of Immunology and...