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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

Yongjun Choi
Yongjun Choi, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Staff

Yeonsun Hong
Yeonsun Hong, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist
Research Interest:

Identification of key factors for immune cell activity (ex. T cell migration and MDSC differentiation) using the CRISPR-CAS9 system

Lily Mussallem
Lily Mussallem
URMC PREP student
Margaret Youngman
Margaret Youngman
Technical Associate I

Graduate Students

Allison Ryan
Research Interest:

Development of effective CAR T cell therapy for solid tumors

Cooper Sailer
Cooper Sailer
PWD - PhD Program in Pathology - Cell Biology of Disease
- T32 Predoctoral Training Program in Immunology
Research Interest:

Using optogenetics to explore chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell effector function in solid tumors

Research Assistants

Kyungmin Lee
Kyungmin Lee
Technical Assistant III