Integrative Omics & Biomedical Informatics Laboratory

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

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OUR TEAM

Dokyoon Kim, PhD   (Principal Investigator)

Dr. Dokyoon Kim is an Assistant Professor of Informatics at the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics within the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is also a senior faculty at Penn Institute for Biomedical Informatics. He has been mostly working on integrating 'omics data, environment data, imaging, and phenotype data derived from Electronic Health Record (EHR) for advancing precision medicine.

Eun Kyung Choe, MD, PhD   (Visiting Faculty)

Dr. Eun Kyung Choe is an Associate Professor at the Division of Colorectal Surgery and General Surgery at Healthcare System Gangnam Center of Seoul National University Hospital and also an Adjunct Associate Professor of Department of Surgery at College of Medicine at Seoul National University. She is interested in cancer genomics, healthcare bigdata-based informatics and  radiomics. 

Ji Won Park, MD, PhD   (Visiting Faculty)

Dr. Ji Won Park is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery at Seoul National University Hospital. He specializes in surgery for colorectal cancer using minimally invasive techniques. He is interested in systemic and local response in colorectal cancer and precision medicine for colorectal cancer.

Seung Mi Lee, MD, PhD   (Visiting Faculty)

Dr. Seung Mi Lee is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Seoul National University Hospital. She specializes in Maternal Fetal Medicine taking care of high-risk pregnancy. She is interested in the precision medicine and multi-omics approach in the area of high-risk pregnancy. Dr. Lee will join the Kim lab in April, 2020.

Jae-Seung Yun, MD, PhD   (Visiting Faculty)

Dr. Jae-Seung Yun is an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the Catholic University of Korea. His research mainly focuses on the area of diabetes complications, severe hypoglycemia, a cohort study of type 2 diabetes, and using a prediction model to study the field of diabetes and its complications. Dr. Yun will join the Kim lab in March, 2020.

Manu Shivakumar, MS   (Bioinformatician)

Manu Shivakumar is a bioinformatician in the Kim lab at the University of Pennsylvania. He loves analyzing biomedical big data and developing new bioinformatics tools with strong background in computer science. He is interested in cancer genomics and translational informatics. He has been working on various projects on bladder cancer, prostate cancer, endometrial cancer, Pan-Cancer analysis, survival analysis, and CNV analysis.

Jie Hao, PhD   (Postdoctoral Fellow)

Jie Hao has joined the Kim Lab as a postdoc fellow in August, 2019. Her research interests are developing innovative computational methodologies in biomarker discovery, survival analysis, interpretable deep learning modeling, data integration of heterogeneous data, and missing data imputation.

Yonghyun Nam, PhD   (Postdoctoral Fellow)

Yonghyun Nam has joined the Kim Lab as a postdoc fellow in Sep, 2019.

He is interested in graph-based machine learning algorithms and applying/developing novel methodologies for biomedical informatics or translational informatics. One of his current studies is developing a scoring system to predict co-occurrence disease or disease related-key genes.

Garam Lee, PhD   (Postdoctoral Fellow)

Garam Lee is interested in developing novel data integration methods using machine learning approach. In particular, he's been working on integrating multi-modal neuroimaging data, time-series clinical data and multi-omics data in Alzheimer's disease. He is planning to pursue a PhD degree in computer science in Dec, 2019. Dr. Lee will join the Kim lab in March, 2020.

So Yeon Kim, MS   (Visiting Graduate Student)

So Yeon Kim is a graduate student in the Dr. Kyung-Ah Sohn's lab at Ajou University. Her research interests include multi-view learning, network-based analysis, social data mining and biomedical informatics. She has been mostly working on integrating multi-view data using network-based approaches for both social media and bioinformatics area. Her recent research projects included integrating multi-view networks for social-tagged landmark image clustering and pathway-based multi-omics data integration for breast cancer patients survival prediction.

Sang-Hyuk Jung   (Visiting Graduate Student)

Sang-Hyuk Jung is a graduate student in the Dr. Hong-Hee Won's lab at SungKyunKwan University and has joined the Kim lab as a visiting graduate student in September, 2019. He is interested in finding genetic and imaging biomarkers using GWAS and machine learning approaches. He is also interested in radiogenomics and imaging genomics. 

Brenda Xiao   (Rotating Graduate Student)

Brenda Xiao is a rotational student from the Graduate Group in Genomics and Computational Biology (GCB). She is interested in biomedical informatics, cancer genomics, somatic/germline mutation analysis, and multi-omics data integration.

SeungYub Han   (Rotating Graduate Student)

SeungYub Han is a rotational student from the Department of Biology. His research interest areas are single-cell biology, bioinformatics, transcriptomics, machine-learning, and multi-omics integration.

Jaesik Kim   (Student Intern)

Jaesik Kim is a graduate student in the Dr. Kyung-Ah Sohn's lab at Ajou University and joined the Kim lab as a student intern in July, 2019. He will rejoin the Kim lab in January, 2020. His research interests are bioinformatics and medical informatics using deep learning methods. His current project is to find a semantic similarity between genes using Gene Ontology hierarchical information. 

Trang Le, PhD   (Collaborator)

Dr. Trang Le is a postdoctoral fellow in the Dr. Jason Moore's lab at the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics within the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been co-mentored by Dr. Kim. Her research topics revolve around bringing rigor to analyses of biomedical data, from improving generalizability with differential privacy to extending machine learning methods to allow for covariate adjustment. She's also an advocate for open science.

ALUMNI

Jason E. Miller, PhD   (Postdoctoral Fellow)

He is now a postdoc fellow in the Dr. Marylyn Ritchie's lab at the University of Pennsylvania.

Wonjun Ji, MD   (Visiting Scientist)

He is now a clinical assistant professor at the division of respiratory and critical care medicine at the Asan Medical Center.

Lisa (Gahyun) Bang, MS   (Bioinformatics Analyst)

She is now a bioinformatics analyst at Geisinger.

Jeongho Shin   (Student Intern)

He is now an undergraduate student at Ajou University.