Education

BA    Reed College (Biology) 1994
MA    Harvard University (Molecular and Cellular Biology) 2000
PhD   Harvard University (Biochemistry) 2002

Academic & Professional Appointments

2002-2006         Postdoctoral Fellow, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, UCSD
2006-2013         Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, Yale University School of Medicine
2007-2014         Member, Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center, Yale University School of Medicine
2011-2014         Member, Yale Stem Cell Center, Yale University School of Medicine
2013-2014         Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, Yale University School of Medicine
2014-present     Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, The University of Texas at Dallas
2014-present     Member, Center for Systems Biology, The University of Texas at Dallas
2015                 Member, 4D Nucleome Study Section, NIH
2016-2020         Member, Genome Research Review Committee (GNOM-G), NIH/NHGRI
2017                 Member, Program Grant Review Committee, NIH/NCI
2018-present    Honors Affiliate, Hobson Wildenthal Honors College, The University of Texas at Dallas

Honors & Recognition

1990    Finalist, 49th Westinghouse Science Talent Search
1990    Korea Times Scholar
2002    Distinction in Teaching Award, Harvard University
2004    Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award
2005    Selected Participant of Frontiers of Human Embryonic Stems Cells
2005    Selected Participant of International Workshop on Encoding Information in DNA Sequences in Japan
2005    James Kerr Award, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, San Diego, CA
2006    Korean American Scientists and Engineers Association Young Investigator Award
2006    AACR Edward A. Smuckler Memorial Workshop Scholarship
2007    Rita Allen Scholar Award
2008    Sidney Kimmel Scholar Award
2011    Stewart Trust Scholar Award (aka Pew-Stewart Scholar Award)