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April 14, 2021

Teacher's Day celebration!

Happy Teacher's Day! We are happy and honored to have you as our professor! Thank you!

Honors & Awards

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April 13, 2021

Outstanding Faculty Award 2020

Prof. Yoon-Kyoung Cho is honored to receive UNIST 2020 Outstanding Faculty Award.

Honors & Awards

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April 10, 2021

BRIC Interview with Prof. Yoon-Kyoung Cho

Prof. Yoon-Kyoung Cho shares the story about "3D Liver Chip" which was selected as a BRIC Top 5 Research Research Achievement Award.

https://www.ibric.org/myboard/read.php?Board=interview&id=2196

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April 2, 2021

Spring is here! Cherry blossom pictures!

Under wonderful spring weather and beautiful cherry blossoms, we altogether took pictures! We also won 1st of the BME cherry blossom picture contest for teams!

Alumni

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April 1, 2021

Alumni Spotlight

Recently graduated alumni from FRUITS Lab share their story.

> Issac.J. Michael (Oxford Nanoimaging (ONI), Oxford, UK)
> Hyun-Kyung Woo (MGH and Harvard medical school, Boston, US)
> Minji Lim (LG Chem, Korea)
> Sun-Min Yu (IBS Center for Soft and Living Matter, Korea)
> Junyoung Kim ( Imperial College London, London, UK)

https://bme.unist.ac.kr/portfolio/who-are-we/

Honors & Awards

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January 11, 2021

Prof. Yoon-Kyoung Cho is elected as a member of the National Academy of Engineering of Korea (NAEK)!

Prof. Yoon-Kyoung Cho is elected as a member of the National Academy of Engineering of Korea (NAEK) in recognition of microfluidic technology. She has received attention in May 2020 for developing a manual diagnostic device which can easily diagnose bacteria infection and antibiotic resistance.

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December 22, 2020

Virtual End-of-year party, Farewell party for JY

We enjoyed our end-of-year party and Junyoung's farewell party through zoom! We enjoyed the party with quizzes, games and prizes!

Junyoung is heading to Imperial College of London for his post-doc training. May health and happiness always be with you!

Honors & Awards

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December 22, 2020

Junyoung's ACS Nano paper is selected as a BRIC Top 5 Research achievement in 2020!

Junyoung's paper, "Three-Dimensional Human Liver-Chip Emulating Premetastatic Niche Formation by Breast Cancer-Derived Extracellular Vesicles", published in ACS Nano was selected as BRIC Top 5 research achievements in 2020. Congratulations!!!

Paper published

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December 11, 2020

Surface-Textured Mixed-Metal-Oxide Nanocrystals as Efficient Catalysts for ROS Production and Biofilm Eradication

"Surface-Textured Mixed-Metal-Oxide Nanocrystals as Efficient Catalysts for ROS Production and Biofilm Eradication" Published online in 2020, in issue in 2021, Nano Letters.

Congratulations!!!

Nitee Kumari, Sumit Kumar, Mamata Karmacharya, Sateesh Dubbu, Taewan Kwon, Varsha Singh, Keun Hwa Chae, Amit Kumar*, Yoon-Kyoung Cho*, and In Su Lee*

Conferences

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December 8-9, 2020

IEEE EMBS

Professor Cho gave a invited talk on "Lab-on-a-disc for Personalized Medicine" at IEEE EMBS Mini-Symposium on Micro & Nanotechnology in Medicine.

Honors & Awards

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November 27, 2020

Chaeeun won the best paper award from the fall meeting of Korean Biochip conference!

We are proud for Chaeeun, she won the best paper award from the fall meeting of Korean Biochip conference! Congratulations!

Honors & Awards

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November 24, 2020

Liver chip paper selected as cover image for ACS Nano!

Junyoung's study on "Three-Dimensional Human Liver-Chip Emulating Pre-Metastatic Niche Formation by Breast Cancer-Derived Extracellular Vesicles" was selected as ACS Nano's cover image for November 2020, volume 14, issue 11, pages 14253-16162. Congratulations!!

Events

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November 13, 2020

Farewell party for HK

We had a farewell party for Hyun-Kyoung. She is heading to Harvard University for her post-doc training. Wish you all the best!!

Paper published

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November 23, 2020

Photoactive Antiviral Face Mask with Self-Sterilization and Reusability

"Photoactive Antiviral Face Mask with Self-Sterilization and Reusability" Published online in 2020, in issue in 2021, Nano Letters.

Congratulations!!!

Sumit Kumar, Mamata Karmacharya, Shalik Ram Joshi, Oleksandra Gulenko, Juhee Park, Gun-Ho Kim, and Yoon-Kyoung Cho*

Conferences

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October 4-8, 2020

Online MicroTAS 2020

This year's MicroTAS was held online due to COVID19.
Yongjun, Mamata, Chaeeun, Jungmin and Jooyoung gave poster presentations through zoom.

Paper published

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September 30, 2020

Detection of EGFR mutations using bronchial washing-derived extracellular vesicles in patients with non-small-cell lung carcinoma

"Detection of EGFR mutations using bronchial washing-derived extracellular vesicles in patients with non-small-cell lung carcinoma" Published in Cancers, 2020.

Congratulations!!!

Juhee Park, Chaeeun Lee, Jung Seop Eom, Mi-Hyun Kim *, Yoon-Kyoung Cho *

Events

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September 23, 2020

Figet Spinner on YouTube!

'Findget spinner for UTI detection' was introduced by a YouTuber, Yongdal!

Paper published

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September 23, 2020

Adaptive Architecture and Mechanoresponse of Epithelial Cells on a Torus

"Adaptive Architecture and Mechanoresponse of Epithelial Cells on a Torus" Published in issue Biomaterials, 2021.

Congratulations!!!

Sun-Min Yu, Bo Li, François Amblard, Steve Granick, Yoon-Kyoung Cho*

Paper published

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September 3, 2020

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

"Three-Dimensional Human Liver-Chip Emulating Pre-Metastatic Niche Formation by Breast Cancer-Derived Extracellular Vesicles" Published in ACS Nano, 2020.

Congratulations!!! It was selected as cover

Junyoung Kim, Chaeeun Lee, Inun Kim, Jooyoung Ro, Jungmin Kim, Yoohong Min, Juhee Park, Vijaya Sunkara, Yang-Seok Park, Issac Michael, Young-Ae Kim, Hee Jin Lee, Yoon-Kyoung Cho*

Paper published

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July 31, 2020

Boosted molecular mobility during common chemical reactions

"Boosted molecular mobility during common chemical reactions" Published in Science, 2020.

Congratulations!!!

Huan Wang, Myeonggon Park, Ruoyu Dong, Junyoung Kim, Yoon-Kyoung Cho, Tsvi Tlusty, Steve Granick*

Paper published

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June 9, 2020

Mechanical Adaptations of Epithelial Cells on Various Protruded Convex Geometries

"Mechanical Adaptations of Epithelial Cells on Various Protruded Convex Geometries" Published in Cells, 2020.

Congratulations!!!

Sun-Min Yu†, Bo Li†, Steve Granick and Yoon-Kyoung Cho*