Bryan Briney, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Immunology and Microbiology
California Campus


Scripps Research Joint Appointments

Faculty, Graduate Program


Ph.D. (Microbiology and Immunology), Vanderbilt University, 2012
B.S. (Biochemistry and Cell Biology), University of California, San Diego, 2007

Professional Experience

2017-2018 Assistant Professor of Immunology and Microbiology, Immunology and Microbiology, Scripps Research
2015-2017 Assistant Professor of IMS, Immunology and Microbial Science (IMS), Scripps Research
2012-2015 Postdoctoral Fellow, Scripps Research

Selected References

All Publications

Steichen, J. M., Lin, Y. C., Havenar-Daughton, C., Pecetta, S., Ozorowski, G., Willis, J. R., Toy, L., Sok, D., Liguori, A., Kratochvil, S., Torres, J. L., Kalyuzhniy, O., et al. A generalized HIV vaccine design strategy for priming of broadly neutralizing antibody responses. (2019). Science, 366.

Blasco, A., Endres, M. G., Sergeev, R. A., Jonchhe, A., Macaluso, N. J. M., Narayan, R., Natoli, T., Paik, J. H., Briney, B., Wu, C., Su, A. I., Subramanian, A., et al. Advancing computational biology and bioinformatics research through open innovation competitions. (2019). PLoS One, 14. PMCID: PMC6764653.

Briney, B., Inderbitzin, A., Joyce, C. & Burton, D. R. Commonality despite exceptional diversity in the baseline human antibody repertoire. (2019). Nature, 566(7744), 393-397.

Umotoy, J., Bagaya, B. S., Joyce, C., Schiffner, T., Menis, S., Saye-Francisco, K. L., Biddle, T., Mohan, S., Vollbrecht, T., Kalyuzhniy, O., Madzorera, S., Kitchin, D., et al. Rapid and Focused Maturation of a VRC01-Class HIV Broadly Neutralizing Antibody Lineage Involves Both Binding and Accommodation of the N276-Glycan. (2019). Immunity, 51(1), 141-154. PMCID: PMC6642152.

Havenar-Daughton, C., Carnathan, D. G., Boopathy, A. V., Upadhyay, A. A., Murrell, B., Reiss, S. M., Enemuo, C. A., Gebru, E. H., Choe, Y., Dhadvai, P., Viviano, F., Kaushik, K., et al. Rapid germinal center and antibody responses in non-human primates after a single nanoparticle vaccine immunization. (2019). Cell Reports, 29(7), 1756-+.

Voss, J. E., Gonzalez-Martin, A., Andrabi, R., Fuller, R. P., Murrell, B., McCoy, L. E., Porter, K., Huang, D., Li, W., Sok, D., Le, K., Briney, B., et al. Reprogramming the antigen specificity of B cells using genome-editing technologies. (2019). Elife, 8. PMCID: PMC6355199.

Andrabi, R., Su, C. Y., Liang, C. H., Shivatare, S. S., Briney, B., Voss, J. E., Nawazi, S. K., Wu, C. Y., Wong, C. H. & Burton, D. R. Glycans function as anchors for antibodies and help drive HIV broadly neutralizing antibody development. (2017). Immunity, 47(3), 524-537. PMCID: PMC5613947.

Magnani, D. M., Rogers, T. F., Beutler, N., Ricciardi, M. J., Bailey, V. K., Gonzalez-Nieto, L., Briney, B., Sok, D., Le, K., Strubel, A., Gutman, M. J., Pedreno-Lopez, N., et al. Neutralizing human monoclonal antibodies prevent Zika virus infection in macaques. (2017). Science Translational Medicine, 9.

Rogers, T. F., Goodwin, E. C., Briney, B., Sok, D., Beutler, N., Strubel, A., Nedellec, R., Le, K., Brown, M. E., Burton, D. R. & Walker, L. M. Zika virus activates de novo and cross-reactive memory B cell responses in dengue-experienced donors. (2017). Science Immunology, 2. PMCID: PMC5892203.

Havenar-Daughton, C., Carnathan, D. G., Torrents de la Peña, A., Pauthner, M., Briney, B., Reiss, S. M., Wood, J. S., Kaushik, K., van Gils, M. J., Rosales, S. L., van der Woude, P., Locci, M., et al. Direct probing of germinal center responses reveals immunological features and bottlenecks for neutralizing antibody responses to HIV Env trimer. (2016). Cell Reports, 17(9), 2195-2209. PMCID: PMC5142765.