Yeong “Christopher” Choi, PhD

Yeong “Christopher” Choi, PhD

Assistant Professor of Oncology
Member, Center for Immunotherapy
Director, cGMP Therapeutic Cell Production Facility
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

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Special Interests: 
Current Good Manufacturing Practices for Cellular Therapies

Biography

Dr. Choi is an Assistant Professor of Oncology and Director of the Center for Immunotherapy Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Therapeutic Cell Production Facility at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute. He received his PhD from the University of Southern California from the department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology. Dr. Choi came to RPCI from California, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), where he served as the Human Gene Medicine Program GMP Facilities manager and led the startup and operation of a GMP compliant laboratory for Phase I/II clinical cell therapy studies. Dr. Choi has spent a decade in the development of cell and gene-based therapies to improve the medical outcome of life-threatening diseases.

Background

Education and Training: 
PhD (Molecular Microbiology & Immunology), University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA