Principal Investigator


Prof. Insung S. Choi

Professor, Department of Chemistry
Affiliated Professor, Department of Bio and Brain Engineering
Affiliated Professor, KAIST Institute for Information Technology Convergence

B.S. 1991, Department of Chemistry, Seoul National University
M.S. 1993, Department of Chemistry, Seoul National University
Ph.D. 2000, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University
Postdoctoral Associate 2000-2001, Department of Chemical Engineering, MIT
Assistant and Associate Professor 2002-2007, Department of Chemistry, KAIST
Professor 2007-Present, Department of Chemistry, KAIST


Email
ischoi@kaist.ac.kr
Office Address
Department of Chemistry, KAIST, 291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon 34141, Korea

Researchers


Bong Soo Lee, Ph.D.

Surface-initiated Polymerization
Non-Biofouling Coating
leebongsoo@kaist.ac.kr

Seok-Pyo Hong, M.S.

Organic Synthesis
nanochem@kaist.ac.kr

Sunghoon Joo, Ph.D.

Microfabrication for in vitro neurobiology
sjoo@kaist.ac.kr


Students


Mi-Hee Kim

Surface Organic Chemistry
In vitro Neuronal Network
ympsc7@kaist.ac.kr

Beom Jin Kim

Multiple-cell Encapsulation
Biomimetic Fabrication
kimbj20@kaist.ac.kr

Matthew Park

In vitro Neuronal Network
maatae25@gmail.com

Taegyun Park

Surface Chemistry
xorbs7467@kaist.ac.kr


Ji Yu Choi

Metabolic Glycoengineering
In vitro Neuronal Network
bbchoi73@kaist.ac.kr

Ho Jae Lee

Surface Chemistry
hojaetolee@kaist.ac.kr

Ji Yup Kim

Cell-Surface Modification
Bio-Compatible Chemical Reaction
y123812@kaist.ac.kr

Hee Chul Moon

Cell-Encapsulation
arbalest@kaist.ac.kr


Hyunsuk Kim

Surface Chemistry
Nerve agent sensing
finechem@kaist.ac.kr

Jeongyeon Seo

In vitro Neuronal Network
lemo9jys@kaist.ac.kr

Hyeoncheol Cho

Cell-Surface Modification
Bioorthogonal Chemistry
harry0305@kaist.ac.kr

Juan Kim

Surface Chemistry
kjuank@kaist.ac.kr


Wongu Youn

Cell Encapsulation
togosori@kaist.ac.kr

Sohee Choi

Cell Encapsulation
fuhasohee@kaist.ac.kr

Sol Han

Cell Encapsulation
tricky2005@kaist.ac.kr

Won Il Kim

Cell Encapsulation
kwi6202@kaist.ac.kr


Alumni

Postdoctoral Researchers and Research Professors
  1. Dr. Kuk-Ro Yoon, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Hannam University, Daejeon, Korea.
  2. Dr. Wan-Joong Kim, Postdoctoral Researcher, KRISS, Daejeon, Korea.
  3. Dr. Young Hwan Jung, Professor, Korea Bio Polytechnic, Nonsan, Korea.
  4. Dr. Sungjin Park, Young Inha Fellow Professor, Department of Chemistry and Physics, Inha University, Incheon, Korea.

Ph.D. Students
  1. Dr. Kyung-Bok Lee, Researcher, KBSI, Daejeon, Korea.
  2. Dr. Dong Jin Kim, Researcher, Samsung Electro-Mechanics.
  3. Dr. Joon Sung Lee, Postdoctoral Researcher, KRISS, Daejeon, Korea.
  4. Dr. Young Shik Chi, Researcher, Samsung Electro-Mechanics, Suwon, Korea.
  5. Dr. Woo Kyung Cho, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Korea.
  6. Dr. Bong Soo Lee, Research Professor, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea.
  7. Dr. Hyung Ju Park, Researcher, ETRI, Daejeon, Korea.
  8. Dr. Bokyung Kong, Researcher, Corning, Korea.
  9. Dr. Sung Min Kang, Assistant Professor, Department of Marine Bio-Materials and Aquaculture, Pukyong National University, Busan, Korea.
  10. Dr. Sung Ho Yang, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry Education, Korea National University of Education, Chungbuk, Korea.
  11. Dr. Kyungtae Kang, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, Kyung Hee University, Yongin, Korea.
  12. Dr. Daewha Hong, Assistant Professor, Pusan National University, Busan, Korea.
  13. Dr. Ji Hun Park, Postdoctoral Researcher, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA.
  14. Dr. Juno Lee, Researcher, Agency for Defense Development, Daejeon, Korea.
  15. Dr. Eun Hye Ko, Researcher, Samsung Electronics, Suwon, Korea.

M.S. Students
  1. Nam-Jung Kang, Researcher, Samsung Electronics.
  2. Jungkyu K. Lee, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea.
  3. Yong-Won Lee, College of Law, Korea University.
  4. Ganghyuk Jung, School of Medicine, Kyung Hee University.
  5. Sang-min Cho, Researcher, STX Corporation.
  6. Jae Young Park, Researcher, SK Innovation.
  7. Seung Pyo Jeong, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA.
  8. Mi Rae Kim, School of Medicine.
  9. Jin Kyu Kim, Researcher, Cheil Industries.
  10. Baekhap Choi, Researcher, SK Hynix.
  11. HwaJin Yun, Researcher, LG Display.
  12. Ki Eun Bae, Researcher, SK Hynix.
  13. Hyelin Seo, Researcher, SK Hynix.