Minji Byun

Minji Byun, PhD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Clinical Immunology

Research Topics:

Aging, Blood, Epigenetics, Epigenomics, Human Genetics and Genetic Disorders, Immunology, Induced pluripotent stem cells, Inflammation

Dr. Minji Byun earned a B.S. from Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea, and holds a Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis. After completing postdoctoral training at Rockefeller University, she became a faculty member at Washington University in St. Louis. In 2017, she was recruited to the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to join the Precision Immunology Institute. Her broad research interest is on the role of genetic variants in initiating and modulating immune-mediated diseases.

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Development, Regeneration, and Stem Cells [DRS], Genetics and Genomic Sciences [GGS], Immunology [IMM]



PhD, Washington University in St. Louis

Postdoc, The Rockefeller University