Hak Woo Lee

Graduate Research Assistant

Hakwoo is a graduate student studying cancer evolution in the Aparicio lab at BC Cancer. Hakwoo has a background in clinical medicine (MD, Yonsei University, South Korea; MSc, Medicine, Yonsei University, South Korea) and previously trained as a general (Severance Hospital, Seoul) and breast cancer surgeon (Gangnam Severance Hospital, Seoul). In the Aparicio lab, Hakwoo is carrying our research in metastasis project using breast cancer patient-derived xenograft model to understand the mechanism of cancer evolution during metastasis.


Clonal fitness inferred from time-series modelling of single-cell cancer genomes.

Age-correlated protein and transcript expression in breast cancer and normal breast tissues is dominated by host endocrine effects