Kyoung Jae Won, PhD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Dr. Kyoung-Jae Won received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electronics from Chung-Ang University, Korea in 1996, and 1998, respectively. He received his PhD in Electronics and Computer Science from the University of Southampton, UK in 2006. He worked at the University of Copenhagen in 2006 and the University of California San Diego (UCSD) from 2007 to 2010 as a postdoctoral researcher. During this time, he applied hidden Markov Models to various biological questions including epigenomics gene regulation. He joined at the School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania as a Research Assistant Professor in 2011 and BRIC, University of Copenhagen as an Associate Professor in 2018. He joined Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in 2022. He is interested in developing computational algorithms for single cell and spatial genomics data.