Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Program in Public Health

Kwang-Youn A Kim, PhD

Kwang-Youn A Kim, PhD

Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Biostatistics)

Focus of Work

Bio

Dr. Kim's research interests involve statistical problems that arise in genetics and genomics research. He is particularly interested in developing statistical methods and computational tools to identify genes involved in Mendelian and complex genetic disorders. His work emphasizes the importance of characterizing gene-gene and gene-environment interactions in successfully identifying disease genes. Dr. Kim's research can be applied to various types of experiments, including genomic studies with...[Read full text]Dr. Kim's research interests involve statistical problems that arise in genetics and genomics research. He is particularly interested in developing statistical methods and computational tools to identify genes involved in Mendelian and complex genetic disorders. His work emphasizes the importance of characterizing gene-gene and gene-environment interactions in successfully identifying disease genes. Dr. Kim's research can be applied to various types of experiments, including genomic studies with high-throughput microarray data. His recent work has contributed in understanding the regulation of gene expression in the mammalian eye.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

  • PhD: University of Iowa (2006)

Contact

312-503-4741

680 N Lake Shore Drive, Suite 1400
Chicago IL 60611

Visit Kwang-Youn A Kim's Northwestern Scholars Profile to see the list of publications.