People

Principal Investigator

  • Eunhee Choi, PhD

    • 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
  • Jiayi Wu

    • Research Technician

    Jiayi joined the lab in April 2021 as a research technician. She received her B.A. degree from Grinnell College with a major in Biology in December 2020. Her research project investigates the molecular pathogenesis of severe insulin resistance syndromes. At weekends, she enjoys watching Kdrama and variety shows and listening to music. She also loves spending time with her cat.

    Jiayi Wu - Choi Lab
  • Stella Hayoung Park

    • Undergraduate Student

    Stella joined the lab in May 2021 as an undergraduate research assistant. She is a rising sophomore in Columbia Engineering, expecting to major in Biomedical Engineering. As a C.P. Davis Scholar, she is also a member of Columbia Undergraduate Scholars Program. She assists the research project investigating the relationship between the insulin receptor and mitotic checkpoint. Stella loves to explore great food places and museums of NYC in her free time.

    Stella Park
  • Christine Kim

    • Undergraduate Student

    Christine joined the lab in the winter of 2022 as an undergraduate research assistant. She is a freshman in Columbia College from Seoul, South Korea, expecting to major in biological sciences. Christine is currently working with Dr. Junhee Park on his research on the function of MAD2 in metabolism. She enjoys photographing the New York City skyline when the weather clears up. 

    Christine Kim, Choi Lab