Matthew Spindler, Ph.D.

Director, Cell Engineering

Dr. Spindler is a biomedical scientist and entrepreneur with strong experimental immunology and genomics expertise. He has extensive experience studying human disease using high-throughput molecular, cellular, and in vivo biology with specific expertise in genome-editing and chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell research. Dr. Spindler has also worked closely with multiple San Francisco Bay Area museums, including the Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences, to help educate and promote scientific research to the public. Dr. Spindler holds a B.S. in Genetics from the University of Wisconsin and a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics from UCSF.