User:Wan Hee Yoon

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Wan Hee Yoon

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine,

Biological Chemistry Graduate Program (Dr. Denise Montell Lab)


Research interests

Collective Cell Migration

  • Border cell migration in Drosophila
  • The role of microRNAs in cell migration

Education and Professional Training

  • 1993 - 1997  : B.Sci.(Biology) (Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea)
  • 1997 - 1999  : M.Sci. (Biology) (Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea)
  • 1999 - 2004  : Senior research scientist (Choongwae Central Research Institute, Korea)
  • 2001  : Visiting research scientist (Pacific Northwest Research Institute, Seattle)
  • 2004 - present : Graduate student (Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins, School of Medicine)

Honors and Awards

  • The H.A. and Mary K. Chapman Young Investigator Fellowship 2004
  • Scholastic Awards, Graduate School, Dep. of Biology, Yonsei Univ. 1997-1998
  • Scholastic Awards, Department of Biology, Yonsei Univ. 1994


  1. Sang-Yong Hong*, Wan-Hee Yoon*, Ji-Hyun Park, Seung-Goo Kang, Jin-Hyung Ahn, and Tae H. Lee (2000) Involvement of Two NF-κB Binding Elements in Tumor Necrosis Factor-α-, CD40-, and Epstein-Barr Virus Latent Membrane Protein1-mediated Induction of the Cellular Inhibitor of Apoptosis Protein2 Gene. J. Biol. Chem. 275, 18022–18028 pmid=10751398

Personal interests

  • Playing Classical Guitar
  • Swimming
  • Aquarium fish