Erin Adams, Ph.D.

Erin Adams, Ph.D.

Dr. Adams is a crystallographer whose primary interest is gamma delta t-cells. The COI was involved in her recruitment to Chicago. She earned her PhD in Evolutionary Genetics from Berkeley, and did a post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford.


Aaron Dinner, Ph.D.

Aaron Dinner, Ph.D.

You wouldn’t expect to find a mathematician involved with immunological research. As a member of the Committee on Immunology, Dr. Dinner’s role is that of mathematical immunologist, in which he uses sophisticated modeling techniques to shape experiments. He earned his PhD from Harvard, and did his post-doctoral work at Oxford.


Vinay Kumar, M.D., Ph.D.

Vinay Kumar, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Kumar is a physician-scientist with an MD degree and a PhD in Experimental Pathology. He literally wrote the book on pathology; he is the author ofRobbins & Cotran Pathological Basis of Disease, a textbook on pathology that is used worldwide. Although Dr. Kumar is now in administration, he has a lab and is a basic immunologist and a pathologist by training.


Anthony Reder, M.D.

Anthony Reder, M.D.

Dr. Reder came to the University of Chicago in 1982 as a fellow in neuroimmunology, and joined the faculty in 1984. He studies the immunology of Multiple Sclerosis, and combines his research with his clinical practice. Dr. Reder works closely with MD/PhD students and others within the Knapp Center, bringing his clinical expertise to the research process and working with clinical trials of promising new MS treatments.


Harinder Singh, Ph.D.

Harinder Singh, Ph.D.

Trained as a molecular biologist, Dr. Singh became interested in the immune system while serving a post-doctoral fellowship at MIT. He was looking to move to an institution that was every bit as rigorous as MIT and would offer him independence and creativity; the University of Chicago fit the bill.