Dr. Ji-Young Kim is a Research Scientist at the PROOF Centre of Excellence. Before joining PROOF, she earned her PhD in neuroscience from the University of Arizona and worked as Bioinformatician at the Genome Science Centre. Using her background in both experimental and computational biology, she is working on developing PROOF’s diagnostic blood test for monitoring heart rejection in transplant patients.
Having lived in Tucson where the night sky is clear and beautiful, turned her into an avid fan of astronomy and space exploration. She also likes to hike and be outdoors with her dog, enjoying the beautiful nature of Vancouver.