John Yoon


John Yoon
BA, Molecular & Cellular Biology
University of California - Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
PhD Student in Immunology - MERGE-ID
John Coffin, PhD, Adviser



Endogenous retroviruses make up significant parts of the genomes of many organisms. As much as 8% of the human genome derives from retroviral elements. My project focuses on the potential role these elements may play in xenotransplantation.

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