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
Prof. Kyung-Tai Min selected for MSIP-supported Leading Researcher Program
Contributing to the nation's economy and the development of new technologies.
A new study, affiliated with UNIST is expected to open a possible new route for treatment of diseases caused by abnormal proteins, as well as neurodegenerative diseases. Professor Kyung-Tai Min of Life Sciences at UNIST has been awarded a s... Read More
Providing unique insights into the mechanisms of many neurologic disorders.
An international team of researchers, affiliated with UNIST has pinpointed one common molecular mechanism that may protect people with Down syndrome and other intellectual disabilities. This breakthrough research has been led by Prof. Kyung... Read More
Discovering DNA molecules directly interact with one another based on sequence.
Appearing in the recent edition of Nature Communications.
The prevailing hypothesis has suggested that the functions of DNA, such as the way the DNA is organized, largely depend on its interactions with protein molecules. However, a new study, affiliated with UNIST finds that DNA molecules directl... Read More
Research, led by Prof. Jang Hyun Choi appeared in the world-leading scientific journal, Diabetes.
Leukemia drug holds promise for patients with type 2 diabetes.
The cancer treatment drug Imatinib, otherwise known as Gleevec is approved to treat various forms of cancer, mostly notably chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). However, researchers have stumbled onto another possible use for it, curing type 2 d... Read More
UNIST, Yeejoo Co., Ltd., and KICET develop an anti-bacterial fabric, using a natural bacterial pigment.
Contributing to public health and community wellbeing.
Antibiotics have proven to be a valuable weapon in the fight against infectious bacteria. However, due to the excess use of antibiotics in conventional treatments, overtime antibiotics have become less effective. This widespread use of anti... Read More
The Future of Healthcare Is in Your Smartphones, according to Prof. Woonggyu Jung (School of Life Sciences).
The first cooperative research venture, sponsored by Adic Co., Ltd., called Conecson Co., Ltd. has been officially launched at UNIST on Tuesday, January 19th, 2016. The inauguration ceremony took place in the afternoon and was attended by P... Read More
[WHY UNIST] Professor Robert J. Mitchell, School of Life Sciences
“UNIST offers a unique environment suited for people who are interested in research,” says Dr. Robert J. Mitchell who is an associate Professor of Life Sciences at UNIST. For future students considering a degree at UNIST, Dr. Mi... Read More