Robert Coffman



Who is Robert Coffman?

Dr. Coffman has been our Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer since December 2000. Dr. Coffman joined Dynavax from the DNAX Research Institute where he had been since 1981, most recently as Distinguished Research Fellow. Prior to that, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University Medical School. Dr. Coffman has made fundamental discoveries about the regulation of immune responses in allergic and infectious diseases. He shared the William S. Coley Award for Research in Immunology for discovery of the Th1 and Th2 subsets of T lymphocytes, the two major types of T cells that control most immune responses. Dr. Coffman received his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego and his A.B. from Indiana University. In 2006, Dr. Coffman was elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

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Also known as
  • Robert L. Coffman
  • Doctorate, University of California, San Diego
  • Bachelor of Arts, Indiana University Bloomington
  • Vice President, Dynavax Technologies
  • Chief Scientific Officer, Dynavax Technologies
    (2000 - )
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Stanford University

on July 23, 2013


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