Marc K. Jenkins, Ph.D.

Marc K. Jenkins

 Brief Bio

Marc K. Jenkins is the Regents Distinguished McKnight University Professor in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota and Director of the Center for Immunology at the University of Minnesota. He was ninety-seventh president of the American Association of Immunologists from 2013 to 2014 and served as an AAI Council member from 2008 to 2015. Dr. Jenkins was awarded AAI Meritorious Career Award in 2002, AAI Excellence in Mentoring Award in 2018, and AAI Lifetime Achievement Award in 2020, and he was elected Distinguished Fellow of AAI in 2019.

 Oral History - Full Interview


Interview Date: Friday, May 10, 2019
Location: San Diego, CA

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 Oral History - Transcript

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 AAI Service History

Joined: 1988
President: 2013–2014
Vice President: 2012–2013
Councillor: 2008–2012

The Journal of Immunology
Associate Editor: 1990–1993
Education Committee: 1999–2002
Nominating Committee: 1999–2000, 2004–2005 (chair)
Program Committee: 2002–2005

Other Service
Course Lecturer, AAI Advanced Course in Immunology: 2000–03, 2009–15
Course Director, AAI Advanced Course in Immunology: 2007–08
Course Lecturer, AAI Introductory Course in Immunology: 2004–09
AAI Committee on the Status of Women Career Advisory Board: 2015–present

 President's Address

"The In Vivo Response of Naive CD4+ T Cells," Delivered May 2, 2014

The Journal of Immunology 193, no. 8 (2014): 3829-31.

 President's Message

"You Have the Power" July 18, 2013

AAI Newsletter (October, 2013) 3–4.

 Awards and Honors

 Institutional/Biographical Links

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