Structures of Vac8-containing Protein Complexes Reveal the Underlying Mechanism by which Vac8 Regulates Multiple Cellular Processes
The findings of this research have been published in the April 2023 issue of PNAS.
Abstract Vac8, a yeast vacuolar protein with armadillo repeats, mediates various cellular processes by changing its binding partners; however, the mechanism by which Vac8 differentially regulates these processes remains poorly understood. V... Read More
The competition application period is now open and will end on Friday, June 30, 2023.
A digital solution competition based on medical data, known as the ‘Digital Healthcare Challenge by UNIST X UCLA Center for SMART Health‘, is set to hold its contest beginning May 18, 2023. This prominent event is jointly hosted... Read More
Distinguished Professor Kyungjae Myung's research team discovers a new function of mismatch repair protein MSH2-MSH3 in DNA double-strand break repair.
Their findings have been published in the May 2023 issue of Nucleic Acids Research.
DNA is well known as the blueprint of life, necessary for an organism to facilitate living processes. DNA can be damaged by various factors such as radical metabolites, radiation, and some toxic chemicals. As DNA is a molecule consisting of... Read More
UNIST Department of Design announced that three of its design works have been honored with the iF Design Awards 2023.
The Department of Design at UNIST has once again been recognized for design excellence, worldwide. They announced that three its design concepts were honored with the main awards at this year’s International Forum (iF) Design Award competit... Read More
The award ceremony took place at the 2023 Subcommittee Meeting of the Korean Physical Society on April 19, 2023.
A researcher, affiliated with UNIST has recently been honored with the ‘2023 Young Biophysicist Awards‘ by the Korean Physical Society (KPS). The recipient is Na Young Choen (Advisor: Professor Ja Yil Lee) from the Department of... Read More
Aptamer Nanoconstructs Crossing Human BBB Discovered via Microphysiological System-Based SELEX Technology
Their findings have been published in the April 2023 issue of ACS Nano.
Abstract Blood–brain barrier (BBB) remains one of the critical challenges in developing neurological therapeutics. Short single-stranded DNA/RNA nucleotides forming a three-dimensional structure, called aptamers, have received increasing at... Read More
Their findings have been published in the March 2023 issue of Nature Communications.
Abstract Integration of single-cell RNA sequencing data between different samples has been a major challenge for analyzing cell populations. However, strategies to integrate differential expression analysis of single-cell data remain underi... Read More
Their findings have been published in the June 2022 issue of J. Control. Release.
Abstract The TNF-related apoptosis-inducing ligand (TRAIL) is a promising anticancer drug candidate because it selectively binds to the proapoptotic death receptors, which are frequently overexpressed in a wide range of cancer cells, subseq... Read More
Structural Basis for Mitoguardin-2 Mediated Lipid Transport at ER-mitochondrial Membrane Contact Sites
Their findings have been published in the June 2022 issue of Nature Communications.
Abstract The endoplasmic reticulum (ER)-mitochondria contact site (ERMCS) is crucial for exchanging biological molecules such as phospholipids and Ca2+ ions between these organelles. Mitoguardin-2 (MIGA2), a mitochondrial outer membrane pro... Read More
Two UNIST graduate students have been awarded the prestigious 2022 Asan Foundation Medical Bioscience Scholarship.
Two UNIST graduate students have been awarded the prestigious 2022 Asan Foundation Medical Bioscience Scholarship, an annual award given to the nation’s top graduate students in medical bioscience. The Asan Foundation Medical Bioscience Sch... Read More