Hoon Kim, Ph.D.

Affiliated Scientist

Computational analysis of high throughput sequencing data to improve our understanding of tumor biology and evolution.


Farmington, CT


Dr. Kim has a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University where he did research on computational biology with emphasis on data mining and systematic analysis of genomic data. The current focus of his research is on understanding disease evolution of brain tumors.

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Education and experience

2015 - 2016: Instructor - MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

2011 - 2015: Postdoc Fellow. MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

2005 - 2010: Ph.D. Columbia University, New York, NY

Honors and accomplishments

Honors and Accomplishments:

  • 2015 Caroline Ross Endowed Fellowship Award
  • 2011-2014 Odyssey Fellowship Award

Areas of research:

  • Cancer/Tumors
  • Integrative Genomics
  • Computational Biology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Data mining