Jason J. Yi, ph.d., Principal Investigator

Email: jasonyi@wustl.edu

Undergraduate: B.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Dickinson College

Graduate: Ph.D., Pharmacology, Duke University

Hometown:  Harleysville, PA

Quote: "Back off man, I'm a scientist." 

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Xiaoyi renee Gao, REsearch technician

Email: xiaoyi.gao@wustl.edu

Undergraduate: B.S., Biochemistry, Washington University

Hometown:  Beijing, China

Quote:  "You keep using that word.  I do not think it means what you think it means"


Kellan Weston, Graduate student

Email: kellan.weston@wustl.edu

Undergraduate: B.S., Biology, The University of Dallas

Graduate: Program in Molecular Cell Biology, Washington University 

Hometown: Phoenix, AZ

Quote: "That's NOT how The Force works."


Kwang-soo Kim Ph.D., Staff Scientist

Email: kwang-sookim@wustl.edu 

Undergraduate: B.S., Microbiology, Kangwon University, South Korea

Graduate: Ph.D., Pharmacology, Ajou University School of Medicine, South Korea

Hometown: Incheon, South Korea

Quote: "Is that everything?  It seemed like he said quite a bit more than that."


Alissa Cullen, Rotating Graduate Student

Email: a.cullen@wustl.edu

Undergraduate: B.S., Molecular Genetics, The Ohio State University

Graduate: Program in Genetics, Washington University

Hometown: Naperville, IL

Quote: "I once thought I had mono for an entire year.  It turned out I was just really bored."


Scott Lee, Undergraduate Research Student

Undergraduate: Major in Neuroscience, Saint Louis University

Hometown: Belleville, IL

Quote: "Any time of day is a good time for pie."


Future Student/Postdoc





We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic researchers to be a part of our team.  If you are interested in working with us, please contact Jason Yi.