Dan Littman

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator; the Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Professor of Molecular Immunology and Professor of Pathology and Microbiology, New York University School of Medicine, Co-Founder & Scientific Advisory Board Member, Vedanta Biosciences

Dr. Littman has made numerous groundbreaking discoveries in the field of virology and immunology, including identification and isolation of receptors required for HIV entry, molecular mechanisms of immune cells that mediate autoimmunity, and the role of specific members of the gut microbiota in T cell differentiation. Dr. Littman is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and is a Member of the National Academy of Sciences. He was awarded the 2004 New York City Mayor's Award for Excellence in Science and Technology.