Sung Yeon

President

Sung Yeon is an Immunobiology Ph.D. student at Yale School of Medicine developing tools to interrogate epitopes in the tumor microenvironment and understand new mechanisms of tumor escape. He is passionate about entrepreneurialism and is excited to see important academic discoveries go from bench to bedside. He is currently a Canaan-Yale Venture Fellow, helping with investment considerations for portfolio companies, and was previously a Blavatnik Associate for Yale Ventures, helping with commercial strategy for faculty startups. Prior to Yale, Sung worked internships at Illumina and Roche. Outside of work, Sung enjoys searching for the best ramen, triathlons, weightlifting, golfing, and playing chess.

Sung Yeon