Chief Research Officer


  • Molecular Cell. Systematic and quantitative assessment of the ubiquitin modified proteome. 2011
  • Molecular Cell. Yos9p detects and targets misfolded glycoproteins for ER-associated Degradation. 2005

"Search and research, do what is right to find the answer."

Dr. Woong Kim has obtained his BS degree at the University of Rochester, earned a Ph.D. at Pennsylvania State University, and continued pursuing his research for many years at Harvard Medical School as a Research Fellow. In his role as Proteomics Core Lead at QALE Healthcare, Woong serves to advance the research and development and scientific strategy.  He joined Steven Gygi’s lab at Harvard Medical School where he combined biochemical and proteomics technologies in deciphering protein quality control mechanisms. He has led proteomics research in startup companies in the San Francisco Bay area leading biomarker discovery in aging research and brings further proteomics expertise from his time in Thermo Fisher Scientific.