Kyoung Jae Won
University of Pennsylvania, USA
Assistant Professor of Genetics
Department of Genetics
University of Pennsylvania
Kyoung-Jae Won has completed his PhD from University of Southampton, UK in 2006 and Postdoctoral studies from University of Copenhagen, Denmark and University of California, San Diego. He is a Research Assistant Professor of Genetics at the University of Pennsylvania. He has published more than 20 papers in reputed journals. His research interest is in developing integrative and comparative methods using genomic and epigenomic data to study cell-type specific gene regulation. He performed a large-scale analysis using various types of datasets including ChIP-seq, DNase-seq, GRO-seq and RNA-seq. Using integrative approaches, he studied regulatory mechanisms in various tissue- or cell-types including adipocytes, liver, embryonic stem cells (ESCs) and cancer cells.