Mark S Lee

Research Specialist

Mark received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona in 2011. He subsequently joined the lab to investigate the mechanics of TCR triggering. Mark likes to run Half-Marathons and excels in baking delicious cakes. 

Recent Publications


Kobayashi, S., M. A. Thelin, H. L. Parrish, N. R. Deshpande, M. S. Lee, A. Karimzadeh, M. A. Niewczas, T. Serwold, and M. S. Kuhns, "A biomimetic five-module chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) designed to target and eliminate antigen-specific T cells.", Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, vol. 117, issue 46, pp. 28950-28959, 2020 Nov 17. PMCID: PMC7682351  PMID: 33139567


Glassman, C. R., H. L. Parrish, M. S. Lee, and M. S. Kuhns, "Reciprocal TCR-CD3 and CD4 Engagement of a Nucleating pMHCII Stabilizes a Functional Receptor Macrocomplex.", Cell Rep, vol. 22, issue 5, pp. 1263-1275, 2018 Jan 30. PMCID: PMC5813697  PMID: 29386113


Lee, M. S., C. R. Glassman, N. R. Deshpande, H. B. Badgandi, H. L. Parrish, C. Uttamapinant, P. S. Stawski, A. Y. Ting, and M. S. Kuhns, "A Mechanical Switch Couples T Cell Receptor Triggering to the Cytoplasmic Juxtamembrane Regions of CD3ζζ.", Immunity, vol. 43, issue 2, pp. 227-39, 2015 Aug 18. PMCID: PMC4545397  PMID: 26231119