Steve Mack, PhD
Assistant Scientist



Phone: 510-597-7145



Dr. Mack has lead a research program in immunogenetics and immunogenomics for 20 years. Dr. Mack’s CHORI research group studies the genetics and evolution of the Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) genes, and applies HLA gene variation to study Human evolution and population genetics. In addition, Dr. Mack and his team are developing new software, standards and reporting guidelines for managing, exchanging and analyzing genetic and genomic data for highly polymorphic genes and genomic regions, and in particular for HLA and Killer-cell Immunoglobulin-like Receptor(KIR) genotype data generated using Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies.

Dr. Mack is an Associate Editor at Human Immunology, the Journal of the American Society of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI). He is a component leader of the 17th International HLA and Immunogenetics Workshop’s (IHIW) NGS of HLA component, and Informatics of Genomic Data components, and a member of the IHIW Council. He is also co-founder of the Immunogenomics Data Analysis Working Group and the Immunogenomic Next Generation Sequencing Data Consortium.

Scientists & Staff

Derek Pappas, PhD, Assistant Staff Scientist

Staff Research Associates
Anna Lisa Fear, Staff Research Associate III

Administrative Staff
Lynn Downward, Administrative Coordinator


Revised: January 3, 2017 12:44 PM


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