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Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Minsoo Kim
Minsoo Kim, Ph.D.
Phone: (585) 276-3917
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Research Interest: Innate and adaptive immune responses and cancer immunotherapy


Kihong Lim
Kihong Lim, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Phone: (585) 273-1435
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Research Interest: Innate immunity in influenza infection, Regulation of immune responses via trail formation

Postdoctoral Scholars

Yeonsun Hong
Yeonsun Hong, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Associate
Research Interest: Identification of key factors for immune cell activity (ex. T cell migration and MDSC differentiation) using the CRISPR-CAS9 system
Raj Kumar Mongre
Raj Kumar Mongre
Postdoctoral Associate
Research Interest: Host inflammatory responses that regulate sepsis prognosis

Research Staff

John Lozada
John Lozada
Laboratory Technician III

Graduate Students

Andrea Amitrano
Andrea Amitrano, M.S.
PWD Cell Biology of Disease Ph.D. Program
T32 Predoctoral Training Program in Immunology
Research Interest: T cell metabolism in the tumor microenvironment
Ma Rie Kim
Research Interest: Role of the blood microbiota in systemic inflammation
Cooper Sailer
Research Interest: Using optogenetics to explore chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell effector function in solid tumors

Research Assistants

Sarah Chaudhary
Sarah Chaudhary
Undergraduate Technical Assistant