Jihye Yun, Ph.D.
Jihye Yun, Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics

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Grant Information

Grant ID: RR170039
Grant Mechanism: 
Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members
Recruited From: 
Weill Cornell Medicine
Date Awarded: 
May 17, 2017
Grant Amount: 

Colorectal cancer may be the cancer most closely linked to diet, and is the second-leading cause of death in developed countries. Studies suggest links between diet and the development of colon cancer, but a Texas researcher wants to dig deeper at the molecular level to find out why.

Jihye Yun was recruited in 2018 to the department of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine from Weill Cornell Medical College, where she was an instructor. She came to Texas with the help of a First-Time Tenure-Track Award from CPRIT.

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