PH D, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011
MS Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008
MS (Biological Science), Korea University, 2004
BS, Korea University, 2000
Clinical / Research Interests
Breast Cancer

Dr. Jiyoung Lee is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Medicine in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at the George Washington University. After her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Korea University, Dr. Lee obtained her Ph.D. degree in the Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and her post-doctoral training in the Ben May Department for Cancer Research at the University of Chicago. Dr. Lee’s research focuses on understanding the molecular mechanism by which metastasis regulators modify gene expression and functional phenotypes including tumorigenesis, metastasis, and metabolism in breast cancer.