"Working at Genentech, you are surrounded by people who are driven by the same goal - helping patients. It's a company-wide vision that motivates everyone. I feel very fortunate to have such an important goal to strive for and to work in a company with the means to achieve it."
Being at Genentech provides me the opportunity to work in a research-driven company with extremely smart, collaborative colleagues who all share a passion for translating science into help for cancer patients. The Cancer Immunology Department focuses on understanding the interplay between the immune system and the tumor, and translating that understanding into therapies that provide benefit to patients.
Nature, 2013, ISSN: 0028-0836
Our group focuses on cancer immunology. The laboratories in the group focus on various strategies to increase the immune system's response to cancer. Multiple approaches are being investigated, including methods to prime the immune system, and mechanisms to inhibit tumor-driven evasion and silencing of the immune response. Our group carries out basic as well as translational research, partnering with the research and development groups to support projects as they progress through the pipeline.