Joon Jung

Joon Jung, Ph.D., is VP and Head, Data Science at Acrivon Therapeutics, Inc. Previously, he was the VP and Head of Data Science and Translational Discovery at Theonys where he led data science, bioinformatics, computational chemistry, biophysics and structural biology activities. From 2012-2021, Joon was the Head of Informatics & Translational Science Lead at Cyclerion Therapeutics/Ironwood Pharmaceutical. During his tenure, he developed a suite of web-based bioinformatic applications and a systems biology platform to identify novel indications by integrating -omics data, pathways and protein-protein interactome. Earlier in his career, Joon was a scientist at Merck Research Laboratories, Johnson & Johnson and Triad Therapeutics. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, a Ph.D. in Computational Chemistry from U.C. Irvine and Hebrew University, and he completed his fellowship in Bioinformatics & Computational Biology at Columbia University.