Tae Hoon Kim PhD

Associate Professor of Genetics; Member, Yale Cancer Center; Member, Yale Stem Cell Center

Biographical Info

Dr. Tae Hoon Kim is Associate Professor in the Department of Genetics at Yale University. He received his B.A. from Reed College in 1994 and Ph.D. from Harvard University in 2002 under the tutelage of Dr. Tom Maniatis. He completed his postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Bing Ren at Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research. Dr. Kim is a recipient of Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award in 2004, Rita Allen Foundation Scholar Award in 2007, Sidney Kimmel Scholar Award in 2008, and Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust Fellowship in 2011. His laboratory combines cellular, molecular and biochemical methods with bioinformatics and functional genomics approaches to understand control mechanisms of genome expression.

Dr. Kim is one of the pioneers in the development of chromatin immunoprecipitation related technologies for locating and analyzing transcription factors and histone modifications across the entire human genome.

Activities in the Kim laboratory are supported by grants from National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders, and Connecticut Department of Public Health.

Education & Training

Reed College (1994)
Harvard University (2002)
Postdoctoral Fellow
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research

Honors & Recognition

  • Stewart Trust Fellowship
    Alexander and Margaret Stewart Trust (2011)
  • Sidney Kimmel Scholar
    Sidney Kimmel Cancer Research Foundation (2008)
  • Rita Allen Foundation Scholar
    Rita Allen Foundation (2007)
  • James Kerr Award
    Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (2005)
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award
    NIH (2004)

Professional Service

  • Member, NIH (9/1/2012)
  • Advisory Panel Member, National Science Foundation (2009)
  • Member, American Cancer Society (12/01/2008 - 12/1/2013)
  • Reviewer, Italian Ministry of Health (08/04/2010)
  • Reviewer, Medical Research Council, UK (07/20/2013)
  • Member, National Institutes of Health (04/26/2010)
  • Member, Rita Allen Foundation (01/01/2012)

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