Dr. Linda Sherman, Ph.D.

Professor Linda Sherman received her A.B. from Barnard College in Physics, Ph.D. from M.I.T. in Biology, and did postdoctoral research in immunology at Albert Einstein Medical College and Harvard Medical School. Over the years her research interests have focused on the basis for recognition of self and non-self antigens by T lymphocytes as exemplified by allorecognition, immune tolerance, cancer immunotherapy and autoimmunity. She has served on advisory review panels for the National Science Foundation, The American Cancer Society, The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, and The National Institutes of Health. She is currently Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Scripps Research, formerly the Scripps Research Institute.