Our People

The Marson lab is a highly collaborative team with expertise in genomics, immunology, infectious diseases, and related fields, driven by a shared interest in applying cutting-edge technologies to understand and engineer cells of the human immune system.

Alex Marson

Principal Investigator

Alex Marson is a Professor at UCSF and the Director of the Gladstone-UCSF Institute of Genomic Immunology. As a physician-scientist with a background in immune genomics, Alex’s lab is focused on adapting CRISPR genome editing techniques to human immune cells in order to understand the genetic programs controlling immune cell function and to manipulate T cells to generate cell-based therapies for a wide range of diseases.

Alex Marson

Post-Doctoral Fellows and Students

Maya Arce
Maya Arce

PhD Student

Franziska Blaeschke
Franziska Blaeschke

Postdoctoral Fellow

Laine Goudy
Laine Goudy

PhD Student

Rosmely Hernandez
Rosmely Hernandez

Postdoctoral Fellow

Youjin Lee
Youjin Lee

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ben Lesch
Ben Lesch

PhD Student

Murad Mamedov
Murad Mamedov

Postdoctoral Fellow

Cody Mowery
Cody Mowery

MD/PhD Student, UCSF

Ujjwal Rathore
Ujjwal Rathore

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ralf Schmidt
Ralf Schmidt

Postdoctoral Fellow

Brian Shy
Brian Shy

Clinical Fellow

Zach Steinhart
Zach Steinhart

Postdoctoral Fellow

Jennifer Umhoefer
Jennifer Umhoefer

PhD Student, UCSF BMS

Carl Ward
Carl Ward

Postdoctoral Fellow

Galen Xing
Galen Xing

PhD Student

Tori Yamamoto
Tori Yamamoto

Postdoctoral Fellow

Staff

Yan Yi Chen
Yan Yi Chen

Research Technician

Rama Dajani
Rama Dajani

Research Technician

Stacie Dodgson
Stacie Dodgson

Scientific Strategy Manager

Zhongmei Li
Zhongmei Li