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Jeong Kyo Yoon

Ph.D.

Professor, President of SIMS

Stem cell biology, Signaling pathways, Tissue regeneration, Skeletal muscle, Lung

  • Biography

       B.S. in Zoology, Seoul National University, Korea

       M.S. in Zoology, Seoul National University, Korea

       Ph.D. in Mammalian Genetics, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

       Research Fellow/ Senior Research Fellow, California Insititue of Technology, USA

       Faculty Scientist I/II, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, USA

       Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine, USA

       Professor, Soonchunhyang Institute of Medi-bio Science(SIMS), Soonchunhyang University, Korea

  • Research Interest

       - Signaling pathways in skeletal muscle regeneration and stem cells

       - Crosstalk between stem cells and other resident cells in skeletal muscle

       - Positive and negative regulators of skeletal muscle mass and their acting mechanisms

       - Regulation of stem cell function in lung regeneration

  • Selected Publication

       1. Raslan,A.A., Yoon J.K. (2020) WNT signaling in lung repair and regeneration. Molecules and Cells, In press (Invited Review). 
       2.
    Jin, Y.R., Han, X.H., Nishimori, K., Ben-Avraham, D., Oh, Y.J., Shim, J.W.,
    Yoon, J.K. (2020) Canonical WNT/β-Catenin signaling activated
           by WNT9b and RSPO2 cooperation regulates facial morphogenesis in mice.
    Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, 8: Article 264.

       3. Sah, J.P., Hao, N.T.T., Han, X.H., Tran, T.T.T., McCarthy, S., Oh, Y.J., Yoon, J.K. (2020) Ectonucleotide pyrophosphatase 2 (ENPP2) plays
           a crucial role in myogenic differentiation through the regulation by WNT/
    β-Catenin signaling. International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell
           Biology
    , 118: Article 105661.

       4. Raslan, A.A., Yoon, J.K. (2019) R-spondins: Multi-mode WNT signaling regulators in adult stem cells. International Journal of Biochemistry
           and Cell Biology
    , 106:26-34 (Invited Review).

       5. Han, X.H., Jin, Y.R., Tan, L., Kociuk, T., Lee, J.S., Yoon, J.K. (2014) Regulation of the follistatin gene by RSPO-LGR4 signaling via activation
           of the WNT/
    β-Catenin signaling pathway in skeletal myogenesis. Molecular and Cellular Biology, 34:752-764.

       6. Yoon, J.K., Lee, J.S. (2012) Cellular signaling and biological functions of R-spondins. Cellular Signaling 24: 369-377 (Invited Review).