Douglas Jefferson, PhD

Douglas Jefferson, PhD

Associate Professor of Immunology



BA, Biology, New York University
MS, Biology, New York University
PhD, Cell Biology & Physiology, New York University
Postdoctoral Training, Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Campus: Boston
Office: M&V 813A
Laboratory: M&V 8

Contact Information

Office Phone: 617-636-7965
Lab Phone: 617-636-8045
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Graduate Programs

Cell, Molecular & Developmental Biology


Research Synopsis

Although I no longer accept dissertation students and do not maintain an active research laboratory, I continue to teach and participate in graduate education.

My research focused on cystic fibrosis and autosomal dominant polycystic kidney, two genetic disorders that cause liver disease in patients. 


Apply to the Sackler School


The priority application deadlines are as follows:

December 1: Basic Science Division PhD Programs

February 15: Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences

March 31: Post-Baccalaureate Research Program

May 1: Clinical & Translational Science, MS in Pharmacology & Drug Development

June 15: Online Certificate in Fundamentals of Clinical Care Research