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2015 Seoul National University, Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences
2010 Korea University, B.S. in Genetic Engineering

Professional Experience

2020.09 - current: Univerisy of Seoul, Department of Life Science, Assistant Professor
2016.05 - 2020. 08: Salk Institute for Biological Studies, Post-doctoral Researcher
2015.03 - 2016.04: Genomic Medicine Institute, Seoul National University, Post-doctoral Researcher

Major Research Achievements

[2023.07] Hur J, Kim H, Kim U, Kim GB, Kim J, Joo B, Cho D, Lee DS*, Chung AJ. Genetically Stable and Scalable Nanoengineering of Human Primary T Cells via Cell Mechanoporation. doi: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.3c01720. Nano Letters
[2022.12] Xu Z, Lee DS*, Chandran S, Le VT, Bump R, Yasis J, Dallarda S, Marcotte S, Clock B, Haghani N, Cho CY, Akdemir KC, Tyndale S, Futreal PA, McVicker G, Wahl GM, Dixon JR. Structural variants drive context-dependent oncogene activation in cancer. doi: 10.1038/s41586-022-05504-4. Nature
[2023.05] Nam CH, Youk J, Kim JY, Lim J, Park JW, Oh SA, Lee HJ, Park JW, Jeong SY, Lee DS*, Oh JW, Han J, Lee J, Kwon HW, Kim MJ, Ju YS. Widespread somatic L1 retrotransposition in normal colorectal epithelium. doi: Nature
[2019.10] Lee DS*, Luo C*, Zhou J*, Chandran S, Rivkin A, Bartlett A, Nery JR, Fitzpatrick C, O’Connor C, Dixon JR, Ecker JR. Simultaneous profiling of 3D genome structure and DNA methylation in single human cells. doi: 10.1038/s41592-019-0547-z. Nature Methods.
[2014.12] Lee DS*, Shin JY, Tonge PD, Puri MC, Lee S, Park H, Lee WC, Hussein SM, Bleazard T, Yun JY, Kim J, Li M, Cloonan N, Wood D, Clancy JL, Mosbergen R, Yi JH, Yang KS, Kim H, Rhee H, Wells CA, Preiss T, Grimmond SM, Rogers IM, Nagy A, Seo JS. An epigenomic roadmap to induced pluripotency reveals DNA methylation as a reprogramming modulator. doi: 10.1038/ncomms6619 Nature Commun

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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