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Girak Kim, Ph.D.

  • Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute
Experimental Immunology Branch


Girak Kim graduated from Seoul National University with a PhD in Immunology in 2016, with studying about transcriptional regulation on gammadelta T cell development. After he joined Dr. Chuan Wu’s lab as a visiting fellow in June of 2018, he investigates the cellular and molecular mechanism by which intestinal stem cell homeostasis is maintained, especially in the gut-liver axis. 

Areas of Expertise

Gammadelta T Cells
Intestinal Homeostasis
Inter-organ Crosstalk