First genome sequence of critically endangered Amur leopard provides useful resources for diet-related genetic and health research.
An international research consortium, affiliated with UNIST has succeeded for the first time in sequencing the reference genome of the Korean leopard, better known as the Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis). Scientists hope that their... Read More
UNIST has been ranked seventh in the world based on the percentage of highly cited papers.
UNIST placed seventh in South Korea and 54th in Asia.
In a new set of 2016 U.S. News & World Report’s Global University Rankings, UNIST placed seventh in South Korea and 54th in Asia. Moreover, in terms of the percentage of highly cited papers, UNIST has also received strong marks by... Read More
Delivering $3,000 of donations to assist those who were affected by Typhoon Chaba.
On October 27, UNIST visited the Ulju County Office to deliver $3,000 of donations to assist those who were affected by Typhoon Chaba, thought to be the strongest typhoon to hit South Korea. Kyoo-hwan Kim (Dean of Administration, UNIST), Ha... Read More
Contributing to the advancement of animal research.
The In Vivo Research Center (IVRC) at UNIST
UNIST has recently announced that the institution’s In Vivo Research Center (IVRC) became the first laboratory in the nation’s southeastern region to receive a Certificate of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) compliance from the Ministry... Read More
Scientists around the world discover how African clawed frogs got extra pair of genes.
Scientists from around the world, including South Korea, Japan, and United States have, for the first time, decoded the complex genetic makeup of the well-known laboratory animal Xenopus laevis, also known as the African clawed frog. The di... Read More
[JoongAng Daily's 2016 University Assessment]: Fourth place for Natural Science and seventh place for Engineering.
UNIST continues to be recognized as an elite engineering and science school and one of the top institutions in the nation, according to the JoongAng Daily Comprehensive University Assessment Ranking for 2016. According to the assessment tea... Read More
Developing a novel therapeutic strategy that could target distinct pathological factors in AD.
The results are now being published in the renowned scientific journal "Nature Communications".
Despite increasing momentum in Alzheimer’s research, no clearly effective therapeutics against Alzheimer’s disease (AD) exist due to the limited understanding of its multifaceted aetiology. In addition, because of the lack of ch... Read More
The 6th International Trading Conference will be held at the Lotte City Hotel Ulsan, October 25th, 2016.
UNIST has been chosen to host the sixth International Trading Conference (2016 ITC) on October 25 at the Lotte City Hotel Ulsan, South Korea. The conference is jointly organized by the city of Ulsan and the Ulsan Port Authority (UPA). This... Read More
UNIST prepares to take off as a world-leading research-focused institution
The completion ceremony of the 2nd phase of construction takes place on October 18, 2016.
UNIST today opened the doors of its new buildings to local government officials during a ceremony to celebrate completion of the second phase of construction. The event, which included a tour of the facility, recognized the $200 billion in... Read More
UNIST-Ulsan put their heads together for the 4th industrial revolution.
The first Future Industry Innovation Forum in Ulsan was held at UNIST on October 13, bringing together people who want no lesser a goal than a better world. The event, jointly organized by the city of Ulsan, featured a lot of discussion abo... Read More