Jun Huang

APPOINTMENTS

  • Assitant Professor in Molecular Engineering, Committee on Immunology

EDUCATION

PhD Georgia Institue of Technology, 2008
M.S. Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007

CONTACT INFORMATION

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

huangjun@uchicago.edu

P
hone (773) 702-3218

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.

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