Faculty
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Jaebok Choi, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Oncology Division
Stem Cell Biology

Research Interests

  • Allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
  • GvHD
  • IFNγR
  • IL6R
  • JAK-STAT signaling

Contact

  • 314-362-9349 (tel)
  • 314-362-9333 (fax)
  • 314-121-5621 (lab)
  • Room 632, Southwest Tower (office/lab)
  • Division of Oncology
    Campus Box 8007
    Washington University Medical School
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Biosketch

Education & Training
1990-1996 BS in Genetic Engineering, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
(03/1991-10/1993: mandatory military service in Korea)
1999-2001 MA in Biology, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE
Advisor: Bruce A. Chase, PhD
2001-2006 PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Advisor: Anna P. Newman, PhD
2006-2009 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Division of Oncology, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Advisor: John F. DiPersio, MD, PhD
Research & Professional Experience
2009-2012 Research Instructor, Division of Oncology, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Mentor: John F. DiPersio, MD, PhD
2012-2014 Research Assistant Professor, Division of Oncology, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
2014-present Assistant Professor, Division of Oncology, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Professional Societies & Organizations
2009-present Research Associate Member, Siteman Cancer Center
2010-present Active Member, American Society of Hematology
Awards
2009 ASBMT Best Abstract Award for Basic Science Research, International BMT Tandem Meeting, Tampa, FL
2010 Keystone Symposia Scholarship/Award, Keystone Symposia: Developmental Origins and Epigenesis in Human Health and Disease, Singapore
2012 Best Abstract Award, Hematopoietic Development & Malignancy Program Retreat, Washington University School of Medicine
2015 Rays of Hope St. Baldrick's Scholar, St. Baldrick's Foundation
2017 Amy Strelzer Manasevit Research Program Scholar, Be The Match Foundation and the National Marrow Donor Program