Lab Members

  • Eunhee Choi, PhD

    • Principal Investigator; Assistant Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology
    Eunhee Choi, PhD
  • Catherine Hall

    • Research Technician; Lab Manager

    Catherine received her B.S. degree from Emory University in December 2020, with a Major in Chemistry and a Minor in Philosophy. She joined the lab in February 2020 as a research tech and lab manager. Her research project explores how insulin initiates insulin receptor endocytosis and how its dysfunction can contribute to human disease.  In her free time, Catherine enjoys listening to audio dramas and finding new music.

    Catherine Hall - Choi Lab
  • Junhee Park

    • Postdoctoral Research Scientist

    Junhee obtained his D.D.S. and Ph.D. from Yonsei University. During his Ph.D., he worked on the interactions between tumor and bone cells. He joined the lab in June 2020 as a postdoctoral fellow. His research project investigates the spatiotemporal control of the insulin receptor. In his free time, Junhee enjoys playing with his dog. He also likes cooking.

    Junhee Park, postdoctoral research scientist
  • Mihyeon Jeong

    • Associate Research Scientist

    Mihyeon received her Ph.D. from the Yonsei University. During her Ph.D., she investigated TGF-beta signaling-mediated gastric cancer metastasis. She joined the lab in July 2023 as an Associate Research Scientist. Her research project focuses on the function of insulin receptor signaling on chromosome stability. She likes going for a walk in her free time.

    Mihyeon Jeong, PhD, Choi Lab, CUIMC Department of Pathology and Cell Biology
  • Albert Hung

    • Graduate Student

    Albert joined the lab in August 2022 as a graduate student. He received his B.A. degree from University of California, Berkeley with a major in Molecular & Cell Biology in May 2021. His research project aims to identify and elucidate any physiological alterations resulted from long-term treatment of synthetic insulin receptor agonist in mice. Albert enjoys playing the cello and going to concerts in his free time.

    Albert Hung - The Choi Lab of CUIMC Department of Pathology and Cell Biology
  • Sarah A. Cardoso

    • Graduate Student

    Sarah joined the lab in Spring 2023 as a graduate student. She received her MS from AgroParisTech, France, with a major in Cellular and Molecular Biology in human health. Her projects focus on the insulin receptor signaling, following treatment with a synthetic insulin mimetic peptide or in the context of cell cycle. When she is not in lab, Sarah enjoys walking in Central Park and trying new recipes.

    Sarah Cardoso of Choi Lab - CUMC Department of Pathology and Cell Biology
  • Michelle Ng

    • Research Technician

    Michelle joined the lab in September 2023 as a research tech. She received her M.S. from Carnegie Mellon University with a major in Biomedical Engineering. In her free time, Michelle enjoys photography, reading, and playing video games.

    Michelle Ng, research technician of Choi Lab, CUIMC Pathology
  • Maggie Dawkins

    • MPH’24 candidate

    Maggie joined the lab in September 2023 as a volunteer. She is a current MPH student in the Epidemiology Department at the Columbia Mailman School of Public Health. She received her BA from Vassar College with a major in Biology in May 2023. In her free time, Maggie enjoys thrifting and rollerblading.

    Maggie Dawkins, Choi Lab, CUIMC Pathology


  • Jiayi Wu, 2021 - 2023

  • Stella Hayoung Park, 2021 - 2022

  • Christine Kim, 2022