David Rawlings


Seattle Childrens Research Institute

Cell Signaling & Cell/Environment Interactions

Genetics, Genomics & Evolution

Microbiology, Infection & Immunity

Development of gene therapy and gene editing for immune diseases

Faculty Contact Information

Building: SCRI, Jack MacDonald Building, 1900 Ninth Ave, Seattle, 98101 Room: 635 Box: JMB-6 Phone: 206-987-7319 https://www.seattlechildrens.org/directory/david-j-rawlings/

Research Summary

The Rawlings Lab is focused on studies of altered lymphoid development and signaling leading to immunodeficiency, autoimmunity and/or malignancies, and development of gene therapy and gene editing for immune diseases. We use expertise in basic and clinical immunology, signal transduction and developmental biology to understand how altered signals can lead to immunologic disease, with the goal of developing translational therapies that specifically modulate key pathways.

DEI Statement

I try to make my lab an equitable and inclusive environment, focused on advancing the careers and opportunities of all lab members. I seek to create a culture where everyone feels heard, respected and engaged–empowering students, post-docs and scientific staff to be themselves and celebrate the qualities that make each of us unique. We work hard to include DEI as key components for all recruitments for positions across my lab and in our Center, welcoming diverse experiences, backgrounds and thoughts, as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with each other.

Training Summary

2021: Seattle Children’s Workforce Summits on anti-racism and equity, diversity, and inclusion
• Experiential learning session- facilitating dialogue about equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace.
• Commit to action session- overview of the Accelerated Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism Organizational Change Plan and how to address racism, create inclusion for teams, and improve health equity for patients and research participants. 

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PubMed Collection Link

Accepting Students For:

Rotation, Spring
Rotation, Winter

Lab Information

Location: Seattle Children's Research Institute
Building: Jack MacDonald Building
Room: 6th Floor