Jun Huh, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School
Joined the faculty of the Harvard Medical School in 2017
Jun Huh earned his B.S. and M.S. in microbiology from Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. After completing one and half year of military duty, he came to United States to enter graduate program at California Institute of Technology. He carried out his doctoral training in the laboratory of Bruce Hay where he studied Drosophila apoptosis, obtained his PhD in Biology. Jun was trained as a postdoctoral fellow under the mentorship of Dan R. Littman at the NYU School of Medicine, studying T cell immunology with a particular focus on chemical and genetic modulation of pathogenic Th17 cells. Jun was selected as a recipient of the Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund Postdoctoral Fellowship (2006), the NIH Pathway to Independence (PI) Award (2011), and the Smith Family Awards Program for Excellence in Biomedical Research (2013). Jun Joined the faculty of the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 2013. He has been named a 2015 Searle Scholar and 2016 Pew Scholar.