Principal Investigator

About Dr. Sun

Dr. Ramon C. Sun received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular biology from the Australian National University, Australia, and completed his Postdoctoral Fellowship with Dr. Nicholas Denko at Stanford University. The primary research goal of the Sun lab is to elucidate signaling pathways that modulate complex carbohydrate metabolism and how they are connected to cellular and organismal physiology in neoplastic and aging-related diseases. Dr. Sun’s research is currently funded by Rally Foundation Award, a V Scholar Grant, St Baldricks Career Development Award, and a Recently awarded NIH-R01.

Post-Doctorate and Graduate Trainees

Lindsey Conroy, Ph.D.
Lindsay Young
Tara Hawkinson
Post-Doctoral Scholar 
Ph.D. Candidate 
Ph.D. Candidate 

Research Assistants 

Harrison Clarke
Eric Relich
Lab Technician 
Lab Technician 

Undergraduate/MD Students

Josephine Chang
Michael Buoncristiani
Jessica Lamb
Daniel Joung
Alexandra Stanback
M.D. Student
Alexis James

The Sun lab is expanding, if you are a self-motivated individual who wishes to embark on a scientific journal and also enjoy working in a vibrant team-based environment please send your CV to ramon.sun@uky.edu. Research experience is not required, only a curious mind to discover the scientific unknown!