Jina Ko, PhD

Assistant Professor of Bioengineering
University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Contact InformationUniversity of Pennsylvania
Stellar-Chance Laboratories
422 Curie Boulevard, Room 605C
Philadelphia, PA 19104


BS     Rice University, 2013
PhD   University of Pennsylvania, 2018

Postgraduate Training

Schmidt Science Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School, 2018 – 2020
Instructor/NIH NCI K99/R00 Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School, 2021 - 2022

Memberships and Professional Organizations

President’s Honor Roll, Rice University, 2010
Pi Delta Phi: National French Honor Society, 2011
Research Scholarship, École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de St-Étienne, 2012
Singh Center for Nanotechnology Annual User Meeting, 1st Prize, University of Pennsylvania, 2015
Bioengineering Graduate Group Symposium, 3rd Prize, University of Pennsylvania, 2016
Lab on a Chip Widmer Award Winner, MicroTAS, 2017
Keystone Symposia Future of Science Fund Scholarship, 2018
Sol Pollack Award (Best thesis of the year), University of Pennsylvania, 2018
Schmidt Science Fellows, in Partnership with the Rhodes Trust, 2018
MicroTAS 2019 Travel Grant, 2019
ISEV2020 Young Investigator Scholarship, 2020
Rising Stars in Engineering in Health at Columbia University, 2020
NIH K99/R00 NCI Pathway to Independence Award (Impact score: 10), 2021

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