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Hojung Cho

Ph.D. Candidate, Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Andre Levchenko Lab

The Whitaker Institute for Biomedical Engineering

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine



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  • Bacterial collective behavior in the micro-environment
  • Systemic approach to bacterial quorum sensing and stress response

Education and Professional Training

1998- 2002 B.S. in Chemical Engineering (summa cum laude), Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Honors and Awards

Samsung Scholarship (SLSF), fall 2002~ summer 2006

Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions Fellowship, fall 2002~summer 2006

American Microbiology Society student travel grant, January 2006

New England Complex Systems Institute student scholarship, January 2005

SNU Undergraduate Scholarship for studying abroad, Seoul National University, summer 2001

Departmental Full-tuition Scholarship, Seoul National University, spring 2000 ~fall 2001

Dongil Corporation Scholarship for Distinguished Undergraduate Student, spring 1999~fall 1999

SK Scholarship, spring 1998~ fall 1998


A.Groisman, C.Lobo, H.Cho, JK Campbell, YS Dufour, AM Stevens, A Levchenko,” A microfluidic chemostat for experiments with bacterial and yeast cells”, Nature Methods. 2005 Sep; 2(9):685-9.

BK Cho, H Cho, H Yun, BG Kim, “Simultaneous synthesis of enantiomerically pure (S)-amino acids and (R)-amines using /-aminotransferase coupling reactions with two-liquid phase reaction system”, Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic, 2003 December 1; 26(3):273-85

BK Cho, H.Cho, SH Park, H Yun, BG Kim, “Simultaneous synthesis of enantiomerically pure (S)-amino acids and (R)-amines using coupled transaminase reactions”, Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 2003 Mar 30; 81(7):783-9