Sumit Chanda, Ph.D.
Sumit Chanda earned his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 2001 and received his post-doctoral training at the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation (GNF). He subsequently transitioned to a Group Leader position, and established his research group in the Division of Cellular Genomics at GNF. In 2007, he joined the Infectious and Inflammatory Disease Center at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute as an Associate Professor. Dr. Chanda was promoted to Professor in 2013. In 2015, he was appointed Director of the Immunity and Pathogenesis Program at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute. He joined Scripps in 2021 as Professor of Immunology and Microbiology. In his free time, Sumit enjoys soccer, scuba-diving, hiking and trying new restaurants.