User:Hyunwoo Lee

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Hyunwoo Lee, PhD

Assistant Professor
Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
University of Illinois at Chicago
900 S. Ashland Ave., MBRB #3020
Chicago, IL 60607

Office: (312) 996-3371
e-mail: hlee31 at


  • 2004-2006, Postdoctoral training at University of Illinois at Chicago (Advisor: Dr. Alexander A. Neyfakh the late)
  • 2003-2004, Postdoctoral training at Washington University (Advisor: Dr. Eduardo A. Groisman)
  • 2003, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • 1995, MS, Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea
  • 1991, BS, Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea

Research interests

  1. Virulence mechanisms of bacterial pathogens
  2. Identification of new antibiotic targets
  3. Development of new genetic/genomic tools for functional identification of genes


  • A new postdoc joined Lee lab (January 2012). Welcome!
  • Lee received an R56 funding from NIAID entitled "Peptide-based quorum sensing controlling virulence in Bacillus anthracis."