Kyuson Yun, Sr. Research Scientist

Kyuson Yun, Ph.D.

Affiliated Scientist

Focused on understanding mechanisms that regulate stem cell self-renewal and transformation in brain tumors.

Education and experience

Education

1997              
Ph.D., Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

1989              
B.S., Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA

Experience

2007-             
Adjunct Faculty, University of Maine, Orono, ME, GSBS Program

2007-             
Affiliate Scientist, Maine Institute for Human Genetics and Health

2005- 
Assistant Professor, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

2004-2005    
Instructor, Department of Genetics, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical School, Lebanon, NH

2003-2004
Research Associate, M. Israel’s Lab, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical School, Lebanon, NH

1997-2001    
Post-Doctoral Fellow, J. Rubenstein’s Lab, University of California, San Francisco, CA

Grants, Honors, and Accomplishments

2009              
American Cancer Society Research Scholar

2004              
Keystone Symposium Travel Scholarship (Cell cycle and Development)   

2004              
Best Presentation, Dartmouth Neuroscience Day

1998-2000    
Tourette Syndrome Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship                   

1995              
The Ferguson Prize for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching