Jun Huang

APPOINTMENTS

  • Assistant Professor, Molecular Engineering

EDUCATION

PhD, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008

CONTACT INFORMATION

The University of Chicago
Eckhardt Research Center
Room 371
5640 South Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

huangjun@uchicago.edu

 
 Phone: 773-834-2351
  Lab Website

 

RESEARCH SUMMARY

Huang’s research focuses on quantitative study of the protective immune function of conventional T cells, the immunosuppressive properties of regulatory T cells and the cytolytic function of natural killer cells. Utilizing state-of-the-art single-molecule and single-cell imaging techniques, single-molecule biomechanical assays as well as high-throughput systems biology methods, Huang’s group carries out basic scientific research, focusing on molecular mechanisms and immune function of cells, as well as translational researches with the objective of developing immunotherapies for infectious diseases and cancer.

Research Papers