Sam Kung


  • Accepting Students: No


Current Positions

Professor, Max Rady College of Medicine, Immunology, University of Manitoba


Doctor of Philosophy; Dept. of Medical Biophysics; Major: Cellular
Immunology. University of Toronto.
Master of Philosophy; Dept. of Biochemistry; Major: Biochemistry
University of Hong Kong.
Bachelor of Science (Second Class, First Division); Major:
Biochemistry. University of Hong Kong. Hong Kong.

Research Focus

Molecular understanding of how specific factor(s) found in the microenvironments (physiological, cancer)
regulate natural killer (NK) cell development, recruitment and/or specific NK cell effector function(s)

Research Interests

Migratory properties of NK cells in defined physiological and cancer microenvironments
Novel roles Semaphorin 3E/Plexin D1 pathway in NK cell biology
Tumor immunology in Head and Neck Cancers
Novel immune modulatory effects of prolactin inducible proterin (PIP) in breast cancers.