The findings of this research have been published in Advanced Science on January 12, 2024.
Abstract Activation of hypoxia-inducible factor 1α (HIF1α) contributes to blood-retinal barrier (BRB) breakdown and pathological neovascularization responsible for vision loss in ischemic retinal diseases. During disease progression, mitoch... Read More
Their findings have been published in the online version of Cancer Research on December 20, 2023.
Abstract Adipose tissue within the tumor microenvironment (TME) plays a critical role in supporting breast cancer progression. In this study, we identified FAM3 metabolism-regulating signaling molecule C (FAM3C) produced by cancer-associate... Read More
The award presentation ceremony took place during the annual academic conference of KSMCB in November 2023.
Professor Jiyoung Park from the Department of Biological Sciences at UNIST, has been honored with the prestigious ‘KSMCB Award for Women in Life Science‘ at the 2023 International Conference of the Korean Society for Molecular a... Read More
Their findings have been published in the online version of Nano Today on December 2, 2023.
Abstract Natural killer (NK) cells are innate lymphoid cells that play a pivotal role in anticancer immunity, and significant efforts have been made to develop effective NK cell-engagers that recruit and activate NK cells to treat cancers.... Read More
Novel Therapeutic Approach for Treatment of ‘Cytokine Storm’ Gets Support from the Circle Foundation!
Professor Sangjun Lee (Dept. of Biological Sciences) has been selected for the 2023 Innovative Science and Technology Centers and Programs by the Circle Foundation.
The Circle Foundation (formerly known as the Ahn Cheol-Soo Foundation) is actively supporting the development of technology to treat high-risk novel viral infectious diseases, including COVID-19. As part of their efforts, Professor Sangjun... Read More
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
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
Leukemia High-Precision BioResearch Group Held Academic Seminar on Advancements in Blood Cancer Research
The seminar, held at UNIST on October 27, 2023, aimed to share knowledge and explore new avenues for next-generation blood cancer research.
The ‘Leukemia High-Precision BioResearch Group (Tentative Name),’ a collaboration established in February 2022 between UNIST and Uijeongbu Eulji Medical Center, organized a seminar on the latest advancements in blood cancer diag... Read More