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Dylan Pfannenstiel, B.S.

  • Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute
Experimental Immunology Branch


Dylan is a postbaccalaureate fellow in the Experimental Immunology Branch of the National Cancer Institute. He graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2021. He joined Dr. Christian Mayer’s lab in August 2021 where he studies the role of programmed inflammatory cell death in immune regulation. After completing his training at the NCI, he hopes to pursue an MD/PhD and an eventual career as a physician-scientist. Outside of lab, Dylan enjoys the outdoors, fitness, and trying new foods.

Areas of Expertise

B.S. in Microbiology and Infectious Diseases