Research Interests

  • SON-mediated constitutive/alternative RNA splicing and cancer
  • Regulation of transcription and RNA splicing in cancer stem cells
  • Roles of non-coding RNAs in cancer development and progression
  • Identification of novel targets for cancer therapy


  • Graduate School: Seoul National University | Seoul, South Korea
  • Graduate School: University of Alabama at Birmingham | Birmingham, AL
  • Post-Graduate: University of Alabama at Birmingham | Birmingham, AL
  • Fellowship: University of California San Diego and The Scripps Research Institute | La Jolla, CA

Research Location

USA Health has a comprehensive biomedical research program that spans a wide range of clinical, basic and translational research.​ At the Mitchell Cancer Institute, our physicians and scientific investigators are searching for breakthrough discoveries to improve the lives of cancer patients.

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