Multiplexed Metabolic Labeling of Gycoconjugates in Polarized Primary Cerebral Cortical Neurons

Congratulations, Ji Yu!
Ji Yu's new paper entitled “Multiplexed Metabolic Labeling of Gycoconjugates in Polarized Primary Cerebral Cortical Neurons” is accepted in Chemistry - An Asian Journal.

Hierarchical Neurotemplated Scaffolds Simulate Pioneering Effects and Increase Neurite Complexity in Primary Hippocampal Neurons

Congratulations, Beom Jin!
Beom Jin's new paper entitled “Hierarchical Neurotemplated Scaffolds Simulate Pioneering Effects and Increase Neurite Complexity in Primary Hippocampal Neurons” is accepted in Advanced Healthcare Materials.

Nanotopography-Promoted Formation of Axon Collateral Branches of Hippocampal Neurons

Congratulations, Jeongyeon!
Jeongyeon's new paper entitled “Nanotopography-Promoted Formation of Axon Collateral Branches of Hippocampal Neurons” is accepted in Small.

Enzymatic Film Formation of Nature-Derived Phenolic Amines

Congratulations, Ji Yup!
Ji Yup's new paper entitled “Enzymatic Film Formation of Nature-Derived Phenolic Amines” is accepted in Nanoscale.

New Group Members

Joohyouck Park and Jungnam Kim have joined the group. Welcome!

Accelerated Development of Hippocampal Neurons and Limited Adhesion of Astrocytes on Negatively Charged Surfaces

Congratulations, Mi-Hee!
Mi-Hee's new paper entitled “Accelerated Development of Hippocampal Neurons and Limited Adhesion of Astrocytes on Negatively Charged Surfaces” is accepted in Langmuir.

Strategic Advances in Formation of Cell-in-Shell Structures: from Syntheses to Applications

Congratulations, Beom Jin!
Beom Jin's new review entitled “Strategic Advances in Formation of Cell-in-Shell Structures: from Syntheses to Applications” is accepted in Advanced Materials.

Neuro-Compatible Metabolic Glycan Labeling of Primary Hippocampal Neurons in Non-Contact, Sandwich-Type Neuron-Astrocyte Co-Culture

Congratulations, Ji Yu!
Ji Yu's new paper entitled “Neuro-Compatible Metabolic Glycan Labeling of Primary Hippocampal Neurons in Non-Contact, Sandwich-Type Neuron-Astrocyte Co-Culture” is accepted in ACS Chemical Neuroscience.

Cytoprotective Encapsulation of Individual Jurkat T Cells within Durable TiO2 Shells for T Cell Therapy

Congratulations, Wongu!
Wongu's new paper entitled “Cytoprotective Encapsulation of Individual Jurkat T Cells within Durable TiO2 Shells for T Cell Therapy” is accepted in Angewante Chemie International Edition.

Biphasic Supramolecular Self-Assembly of Ferric Ion and Tannic Acid across Interfaces for Nanofilm Formation

Congratulations, Beom Jin!
Beom Jin's new paper entitled “Biphasic Supramolecular Self-Assembly of Ferric Ion and Tannic Acid across Interfaces for Nanofilm Formation” is accepted in Advanced Materials.

New Group Members

Sunghoon Joo, Sol Han and Won Il Kim have joined the group. Welcome!

Interview - Protective polymer coats 'grown' on cells

Prof. Choi had an interview with Chemistry World as "Protective polymer coats 'grown' on cells"

Interview - C&EN talks with Insung Choi, cell protector

Prof. Choi had an interview with Chem. Eng. News as "C&EN talks with Insung Choi, cell protector."
Chem. Eng. News, 2016, 94(43), 23-24.

Cytocompatible Polymer Grafting from Individual Living Cells by ARGET ATRP

Congratulations, Ji Yup!
Ji Yup's new paper entitled “Cytocompatible Polymer Grafting from Individual Living Cells by Atom-Transfer Radical Polymerization” is accepted in Angewante Chemie International Edition.

Guest Editor - Biomimetic interfaces in biomedical devices

Prof. Choi was invited as a guest editor of Advanced Healthcare Materials along with Prof. Ali Khademhosseini and Prof. João F. Mano, special issue as "Biomimetic interfaces in biomedical devices". This special issue is dedicated to topics related with science and engineering of biomimetic interfaces that could tune important properties such as biomineralization, cell recruitment/behavior/targeting, adhesiveness and wettability, adaptability and response to external stimuli, self-assembly or protein adsorption/reorganization.

Interview - A Conversation with Insung Choi

Prof. Choi had an interview with ACS Central Science as "A Conversation with Insung Choi, The chemist coats cells with silica shells to help them survive and thrive in diverse applications."
ACS Cent. Sci., 2016, 2(9), 579–580.

Guest Editor - Advance of Polymers Applied to Biomedical Applications: Cell Scaffolds

Prof. Choi was invited as a guest editor of Polymers, special issue as "Advance of Polymers Applied to Biomedical Applications: Cell Scaffolds". This special issue is dedicated to highlight the recent achievements in the use of polymers as cell scaffolds on a broad scale, not only limited to the use of polymers as cell-culture scaffolds, but also including polymer-based approaches for controlling interfacial interactions of cells in vitro.

Cell-in-Shell Hybrids: Chemical Nanoencapsulation of Individual Cells

A new review paper entitled “Cell-in-Shell Hybrids: Chemical Nanoencapsulation of Individual Cells” is published in Accounts of Chemical Research.
Acc. Chem. Res., 2016, 49(5), 792-800.

Guest Editor - Nanobiointerfaces: Interfaces Between Biological Entities and Nanomaterials

Prof. Choi was invited as a guest editor of ChemNanoMat, special issue on Nanobiointerfaces. This special issue is dedicated to recent interdisciplinary efforts in nanobiointerfaces, from synthesis and characterization to applications.
ChemNanoMat, 2016, 2(5), 321–322.

New Group Members

Wongu Youn and Sohee Choi have joined the group. Welcome!