Our Team

Choe Laboratory Members

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Hyeryun Choe, PhD


Please see Dr. Choe's full profile for more information.

Email: hchoe@scripps.edu

Cody B. Jackson, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate

Cody first joined Dr. Choe's lab as an MD-PhD student, focusing on engineering of AAV vectors. After earning his PhD, Cody is continuing his research as a postdoc before completing his MD.
Email: cjackson@scripps.edu

Lizhou Zhang, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate

Lizhou's research interest focuses on flavivirus biology and SARS-CoV-2. Prior to joining Dr. Choe's lab, he developed the DNA launched reverse genetics system for Zika virus.
Email: lizhouzhang@scripps.edu

Amrita Ojha, PhD

Postdoctoral Associate

Amrita brings experience in flavivirus host interaction and platelet biology from her doctoral studies. In Dr. Choe's lab, she studies both AAV and SARS-CoV-2.
Email: aojha@scripps.edu


April Tobey


April is an administrator and in charge of personnel, grant, and other lab-associated matters.  Email: atobey@scripps.edu

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Choe Lab Alumni

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Byoung-Shik Shim

Current Position

Research Scientist
International Vaccine Institute
SNU Research Park,
1 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu,
Seoul 08826,
South Korea


Audrey Richard

Current Position

Scientific Project Manager

European Research Infrastructure on Highly Pathogenic Agents (ERINHA)

101 Rue de Tolbiac, 75013 Paris, France


Young-Chan Kwon

Current Position

Senior Research Scientist
Center for Convergent Research of Emerging Virus Infection
Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology
Yuseong, Daejeon,
South Korea


Fatma Berri

Current Position

CardioVir EA4684
Faculty of medecine Reims
51, Rue Cognacq-Jay 51092 Reims, France


Kimberly Schmitt

Current Position

Staff Scientist
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO, USA


Min Zong

Current Position

Senior Scientist / Manager
Process Development
Sorrento Therapeutics
San Diego, CA, USA


Stephanie Schoch
(Stephanie Jemielity)

Current Position

Leader, diagnostic department
CSL Behring
Bern, Switzerland


Jonathan Abraham

Current Position

Assistant Professor
Department of Microbiology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA, USA