Patricia Jones Pat Jones graduated from Oberlin College in Ohio with highest honors in biology and obtained her Ph.D. in biology with distinction from Johns Hopkins University. She was a postdoctoral fellow of the Arthritis Foundation for 2 years in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of California, San Francisco, Medical School, followed by 2 years as an NSF postdoctoral fellow in the Departments of Genetics and Medicine/Immunology at Stanford University School of Medicine. In 1978 she was appointed assistant professor of biology at Stanford and is now a full professor and currently holds the Dr. Nancy Chang Professorship in Humanities and Sciences. Pat has received several undergraduate teaching awards, was the founding director of the Ph.D. Program in Immunology, served as vice provost for faculty development and diversity, and in July 2011, she assumed the position of Director of Stanford Immunology, a position that coordinates immunology training activities across the university.