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Document and Entity Information
Aug. 07, 2019
Cover [Abstract]  
Entity Registrant Name DYNAVAX TECHNOLOGIES CORP
Amendment Flag false
Entity Central Index Key 0001029142
Document Type 8-K
Document Period End Date Aug. 07, 2019
Entity File Number 001-34207
Entity Incorporation State Country Code DE
Entity Tax Identification Number 33-0728374
Entity Address, Address Line One 2100 Powell Street
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 900
Entity Address, City or Town Emeryville
Entity Address, State or Province CA
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 94608
City Area Code (510)
Local Phone Number 848-5100
Written Communications false
Soliciting Material false
Pre Commencement Tender Offer false
Pre Commencement Issuer Tender Offer false
Security 12b Title Common Stock, $0.001 par value
Trading Symbol DVAX
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ
Entity Emerging Growth Company false