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Issac's Farewell party

Congrats! Chiju Kim received prestigious Post-Doctoral fellowship from Ministry of Health and Welfare, Korea

Dr. Sumit selected as a researcher of the year(2019) from IBS

Prof. Cho joined as a board member of Chemical and Biological Microsystmes Society, CBMS

"Three-Dimensional Human Liver-Chip Emulating Pre-Metastatic Niche Formation by Breast Cancer-Derived Extracellular Vesicles"

Junyoung Kim et al.,  ACS Nano, 2020

The 3D microfluidic human liver-chip developed in this study demonstrates how breast cancer-derived extracellular vesicles induce the formation of a pre-metastatic niche, promoting the adhesion of circulating tumor cells to a distant organ such as the liver, enabling the investigation of cancer metastasis and a wide range of potential pharmacological therapies.



"A fidget spinner for the point-of-care diagnosis of urinary tract infection"

Issac Michael et al., Nature Biomedical Engineering, 2020

A fidget spinner inspired microfluidic chip allows highly sensitive and rapid diagnosis of urinary track infection (UTI) and antimicrobial susceptibility test (AST) only with hand power



"Near-Field Electrospinning for Three-Dimensional Stacked Nanoarchitectures with High Aspect Ratios", 

 Yang-Seok Park, Junyoung Kim,, Nano Letter,2019

Herein, we report on a direct-write 3D NFES technique to construct self-aligned, template-free, 3D stacked nanoarchitectures by simply adding salt to the polymer solution. Numerical simulations suggested that the electric field could be tuned to achieve self-aligned nanofibers by adjusting the conductivity of the polymer solution.



"A microfluidic chip for screening individual cancer cells via eavesdropping on autophagy-inducing crosstalk in the stroma niche "

Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 2050 (2017)


"Exodisc for Rapid, Size-Selective, and Efficient Isolation and Analysis of Nanoscale Extracellular Vesicles from Biological Samples"

ACS Nano., 11 (2), pp 1360–1370 (2017)

"FAST: Size-selective, Clog-free Isolation of Rare Cancer Cells from Whole Blood at a Liquid-liquid Interface"

Anal. Chem., 89, 1155−1162 (2017)

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