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The Journal of Immunology Editorial Board

The JI Deputy Editors and the Section Editors constitute the Editorial Board.



Eugene Oltz, Ph.D.

Dr. Oltz is Chair of the Department of Microbial Infection and Immunity and the Samuel Saslaw Professor of Infectious Diseases at the Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio, USA

Scientific expertise: genetic and epigenetic regulation of gene expression program in immune cells, B and T cell receptor repertoire development, cancer biology, molecular medicine



Deputy Editors


Craig H. Bassing, Ph.D.

Dr. Bassing is an Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Scientific expertise: lymphocyte development, antigen receptor gene diversification, DNA damage response, transcriptional and post-transcriptional protein regulation, cancer, autoimmunity

Gabrielle T. Belz, Ph.D., D.V.Sc.

Dr. Belz is a NHMRC Research Fellow at the University of Queensland Diamantina Institute in the Faculty of Medicine
Brisbane St. Lucia, Queensland, Australia

Scientific expertise: innate lymphoid cells, antigen presentation, mucosal immunity, tumorigenesis, microbiome, viral and molecular immunology

Todd A. Fehniger, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Fehniger is a Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology, Laboratory Director of the Center for Gene and Cellular Immunotherapy, and Director of the Biological Therapy Core Facility at Washington University School of Medicine where he leads a research program focused on basic, translational, and early phase clinical research related to natural killer cells.
St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Scientific expertise: human immunology, clinical trials, innate immunity, natural killer cell biology, NK cell-based therapeutics, innate lymphoid cell (ILC) biology, cytokines, cancer immunotherapy

Sarah L. Gaffen, Ph.D.

Dr. Gaffen is the Gerald P. Rodnan Professor in the Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, and Director of Basic Rheumatology Research at the University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Scientific expertise: IL-17, autoimmunity, cytokine signaling, cytokine receptors, fungal immunity

Sebastian Joyce, Ph.D.

Dr. Joyce is a Professor of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology, and the Dorothy & Theodore Austin Chair in Pathology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is a Research Career Scientist in the Department of Veterans Affairs
Nashville, Tennessee, USA

Scientific expertise: MHC class I, minor histocompatibility antigens, NKT cells, innate-like lymphocytes, T cell receptors, antigen presentation, bacterial and viral immunity

Cathryn R. Nagler, Ph.D.

Dr. Nagler is the Bunning Family Professor in the Biological Sciences Division, the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering and the College at the University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Scientific expertise: microbiome, food allergy, mucosal immunity, vaccines, autoimmunity

Edward J. Pearce, Ph.D.

Dr. Pearce is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor in the Bloomberg Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy and the Department of Oncology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and in the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland, USA


Scientific expertise: type 2 immunity, tumor progression, metabolism, allergy, parasite immunity, autoimmunity

Dana J. Philpott, Ph.D.

Dr. Philpott is a Professor and Associate Chair, Research, in the Department of Immunology, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Scientific expertise: Crohn’s disease, colorectal cancer, intestinal homeostasis, stromal cells, gut microbiome, animal models, metabolic dysfunction


Director of Publications

Catherine Wattenberg

Executive Editor

Loretta L. Doan, Ph.D.

Publications Committee Chair

Daniel J. Campbell, Ph.D.

Section Editors


Irving C. Allen
Dorina Avram
Santanu Bose
Judy L. Cannon
Marina Cella
Alexander Dent
Maziar Divangahi
Haidong Dong
Ali H. Ellebedy
Alan Friedman
Nardhy Gomez-Lopez
Kim L. Good-Jacobson
Karen M. Haas
Julie M. Jameson
Steven Kerfoot
Brian S. Kim
Nathalie Labrecque
P'ng Loke
Thierry Mallevaey
Mandy McGeachy
Susan E. Murray
Karla K. Rodgers
Johan K. Sandberg
Edward R. Sherwood
David Tscharke
Anna Valujskikh
Sonja Vermeren
Felix Yarovinsky

Associate Editors

Ali Abdul-Sater
Robert A. Barrington
Matthew Bettini
Christian E. Busse
Ling Cao
Luisa Cervantes-Barragan
Eric T. Clambey
Matthew C. Cook
Louise M. D'Cruz
Ludovic Desvignes
Gina M. Doody
Purnima Dubey
Zhichao Fan
Martin Felices
Carl G. Feng
Viviana P. Ferreira
Sylvie Girard
Kymberly Gowdy
Curtis Henry
Heather D. Hickman
Shaun W. Jackson
Chaoran Li
Jinhua Lu
Theresa T. Lu
Mary A. Markiewicz
Craig L. Maynard
S. Celeste Morley
Bethany Mundy-Bosse
Dawn C. Newcomb
Ryan M. O'Connell
Balázs Rada
Elizabeth A. Repasky
Steffanie Sabbaj
Christopher Scharer
Hariharan Subramanian
Mark S. Sundrud
John R. Teijaro
Emma Teixeiro
David Verhoeven
Alejandro V. Villarino
Haitao Wen
Yu Zhang
Julie Zikherman
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