Dr. Seong-Kyoon Choi

Dr. Seong-Kyoon Choi is a senior researcher at the Division of Biotechnology of Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)


Ph.D Veterinary Medicine,Kyungpook National University (2010)

M.S Veterinary Medicine, Kyungpook National University (2008)

B.S Veterinary Medicine, Kyungpook National University (2006)


Research Interests

Research on intractable diseases based on disease model animals

Development of protein drug candidates

Toxicity and stability evaluation


Selected publications

Kwon, W., Choi, SK., Kim, D. et al. ZNF507 affects TGF-β signaling via TGFBR1 and MAP3K8 activation in the progression of prostate cancer to an aggressive state. J Exp Clin Cancer Res 40, 291 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13046-021-02094-3

Lee C, Choi S-K, Jeon HJ, Lee SH, Kim YK, Park S, Park J-K, Han S-H, Bae S, Kim JH, Han JE. Detection of Infectious Hypodermal and Hematopoietic Necrosis Virus (IHHNV, Decapod Penstylhamaparvovirus 1) in Commodity Red Claw Crayfish (Cherax quadricarinatus) Imported into South Korea. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. 2021; 9(8):856. https://doi.org/10.3390/jmse9080856

Jeong, J., Jang, S., Park, S. et al. JAZF1 heterozygous knockout mice show altered adipose development and metabolism. Cell Biosci 11, 161 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13578-021-00625-1

Zhang H, Yi J-K, Huang H, Park S, Park S, Kwon W, Kim E, Jang S, Kim S-Y, Choi S-K, Kim S-H, Liu K, Dong Z, Ryoo ZY, Kim MO. Rhein Suppresses Colorectal Cancer Cell Growth by Inhibiting the mTOR Pathway In Vitro and In Vivo. Cancers. 2021; 13(9):2176. https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers13092176

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