Current Lab Members


Jonathan Coloff, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

Jon received his B.S. in biology from Iowa State University and his Ph.D in pharmacology from Duke University, where he worked in Jeff Rathmell's lab. Jon then moved to Boston for his postdoctoral work in Joan Brugge's lab at Harvard Medical School, and recently relocated to Chicago to start his own group at UIC. Outside of the lab, Jon enjoys watching Iowa State sports and obscure soccer games, riding his bikes, and traveling with his wife and daughters. 


Bo-Hyun Choi, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Bo-hyun Choi obtained her B.S. in pharmacy from Yeungnam University in South Korea and her Ph. D in pharmacology from the Catholic University of Korea. Bo-hyun recently joined the Coloff Lab at UIC for her postdoctoral work, where she is primarily interested in studying pathway redundancy in non-essential amino acid metabolism in breast cancer. Outside of the lab, she enjoys traveling, cooking, and watching Korean comedy shows or baseball games with her husband.


This could be you!

We're looking for talented graduate students and postdoctoral fellows! Please contact Jon if you are interested in joining the Coloff Lab.