Suwon Kim, Ph.D.

Cancer Biology Program

Biography

Dr. Suwon Kim is an Associate Professor at the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Phoenix and the Translational Genomics Research Institute. Dr. Kim obtained her undergraduate degree from University of California Berkeley and her PhD from Yale University School of Medicine. She completed her postdoctoral research in the laboratory of Dr. J. Michael Bishop at University of California San Francisco. 

Cancer Focus

Dr. Kim’s research focuses on oncogenes and tumor suppressors that play a role in the emergence and therapy-resistant recurrence of breast cancer. One of her main projects is to characterize the ING4 tumor suppressor related to its functions in chromatin remodeling, transcriptional regulation, and tumor immune microenvironment modulation.