Principal Investigator

About Dr. Sun
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Dr. Ramon C. Sun received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular biology from the Australian National University, Australia, and completed his Postdoctoral Fellowship 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

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Lindsey Conroy, Ph.D.
Lindsay Young
Tara Hawkinson
Post-Doctoral Scholar 
Ph.D. Candidate 
Ph.D. Candidate 
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Anna Juras
Sarina Ganjbakhsh
Ph.D. Candidate
Ph.D. Candidate

Research Assistants 

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Harrison Clarke
Lab Technician 

Undergraduate Students

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Michael Buoncristiani
Jessica Lamb
Rikke Svejgard Nielsen
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Bryson Arnett

Past Members

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Qi Sun
Post Doctoral Scholar
Virginia Commonwealth University
Alexandra Stanback
M.D. Student
University of Kentucky
Alexis James
Project Coordinator
Medpace Inc. -  Cincinnati, OH
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Josephine Chang
M.D. Student
University of California, Irvine

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!