Award:  Junyoung's ACS Nano paper is selected as a BRIC Top 5 Research achievement in 2020; ACS Nano 2020, 14, 11, 14971.

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"Photoactive Antiviral Face Mask with Self-Sterilization and Reusability"

Sumit Kumar et al., Nano Letters, 2021


We applied a dual-channel spray-assisted nanocoating hybrid of shellac/copper nanoparticles (CuNPs) to a nonwoven surgical mask, thereby increasing the hydrophobicity of the surface and repelling aqueous droplets. The resulting surface showed outstanding photoactivity for antimicrobial action, conferring reusability and self-sterilizing ability to the masks.

"Adaptive Architecture and Mechanoresponse of Epithelial Cells on a Torus", 

Sun-Min Yu et al., Biomaterials, 2021  265, 120420 

Our results collectively indicate the ability of epithelial cells to sense Gaussian curvatures and increase the expression of cytoplasmic and nucleus intermediate filaments as a protective measure against curvature-induced mechanical stress.



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

Junyoung Kim et al. ACS Nano, 2020, 14, 11, 14971–14988

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 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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