Their findings have been published in the online version of Nucleic Acids Research on November 22, 2023.
Abstract R-loops are three-stranded nucleic acid structures that can cause replication stress by blocking replication fork progression. However, the detailed mechanism underlying the collision of DNA replication forks and R-loops remains el... Read More
New Study Uncovers Molecular Interactions Driving Multiple Inflammasome Activation and Inflammatory Cell Death
The study findings have been published in the online version of Cellular & Molecular Immunology on November 27, 2023.
Abstract Inflammasomes are important sentinels of innate immune defense; they sense pathogens and induce the cell death of infected cells, playing key roles in inflammation, development, and cancer. Several inflammasome sensors detect and r... Read More
The inaugural 'UUCM & UNIST Digital Healthcare Hackathon' competition took place in the UNIST University-Industry Cooperation Building from November 17 to 18, 2023.
In a groundbreaking collaboration, UNIST and the University of Ulsan College of Medicine joined forces to host the inaugural ‘UUCM & UNIST Digital Healthcare Hackathon.‘ The event took place in the Market Hall and Event Hall... Read More
Published in the November 2023 issue of Experimental & Molecular Medicine (EMM), their findings shed light on dopamine-related brain disease.
Abstract Dopamine neurons are essential for voluntary movement, reward learning, and motivation, and their dysfunction is closely linked to various psychological and neurodegenerative diseases. Hence, understanding the detailed signaling me... Read More
New Study Reveals Intriguing Insights into the Nature of Dopamine Synapses and its Implications for Brain Disorders
Their findings have been published in Cell Reports on October 31, 2023.
Abstract Dopamine synapses play a crucial role in volitional movement and reward-related behaviors, while dysfunction of dopamine synapses causes various psychiatric and neurological disorders. Despite this significance, the true biological... Read More
The award presentation ceremony took place at the Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST) on October 26, 2023.
Yu Jin Lee, a research professor in the Department of Life Sciences at UNIST, has been honored with the prestigious Amgen-KAST Biotechnology Award. This esteemed award recognizes exceptional research accomplishments in the fields of life sc... Read More
The study findings have been published ahead of their official publication in the online version of Exp. Mol. Med. on August 1, 2023.
Abstract Autophagy functions in cellular quality control and metabolic regulation. Dysregulation of autophagy is one of the major pathogenic factors contributing to the progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Autophagy is i... Read More
The study findings have been published ahead of their official publication in the online version of Nucleic Acids Research on June 28, 2023.
Abstract Replication protein A (RPA), a eukaryotic single-stranded DNA (ssDNA) binding protein, dynamically interacts with ssDNA in different binding modes and plays essential roles in DNA metabolism such as replication, repair, and recombi... Read More
Their findings have been published in the May 2023 issue of Advanced Science.
Abstract Entosis is a non-apoptotic cell death process that forms characteristic cell-in-cell structures in cancers, killing invading cells. Intracellular Ca2+ dynamics are essential for cellular processes, including actomyosin contractilit... Read More