Team

Staff Profiles

Troy Torgerson, M.D., Ph.D

Director, Experimental Immunology

troy.torgerson@alleninstitute.org

​Troy is the Director of Experimental Immunology at the Allen Institute for Immunology. Prior to joining the Allen Institute, he was on the faculty at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital. Troy's research has focused on characterizing genetic mutations that cause the immune system to become dysregulated, leading to autoimmunity and susceptibility to infections. He obtained his MD and a PhD in Immunology from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and completed a Pediatrics residency and fellowship training in Pediatric Rheumatology and Immunology at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Selected Publications

Unifying researchers and clinicians to eliminate ex vivo artifacts in human immune system studies

iScience
June 28, 2021

Bumol T, Coffey E, Meijer P, Li X, Skene P, Torgerson T.

Multimodal analysis for human ex vivo studies shows extensive molecular changes from delays in blood processing

iScience
May 21, 2021

Savage AK, Gutschow MV, Chiang T, Henderson K, Green R, Chaudhari M, Swanson E, Heubeck AT, Kondza N, Burley KC, Genge PC, Lord C, Smith T, Thomson Z, Beaubien A, Johnson E, Goldy J, Bolouri H, Buckner J, Meijer P, Coffey EM, Skene PJ, Torgerson TR, Li XJ, Bumol TF

Simultaneous trimodal single-cell measurement of transcripts, epitopes, and chromatin accessibility using TEA-seq

eLife
April 9, 2021

Swanson E, Lord C, Reading J, Heubeck AT, Genge PC, Thomson Z, Weiss MDA, Li X, Savage AK, Green RR, Torgerson TR, Bumol TF, Graybuck LT, Skene PJ