Dr. Wookbong Kwon

Dr. Wookbong Kwon is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Division of Biotechnology of Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)


School of Life Sciences, Kyungpook National University (2020)

School of Life Sciences, Kyungpook National University (2016)

Skills and Expertise

Primary Cell Culture
Cell Signaling
Cell Proliferation
Vellular Biology
Cancer Cell Biology
Flow Cytometry

Selected publications

Huang, Hai & Park, Song & Zhang, Haibo & Park, Sijun & Kwon, Wookbong & Kim, Enugyung & Zhang, Xiujuan & Jang, Soyoung & Yoon, Duhak & Choi, Seong-Kyoon & Yi, Jun-koo & Kim, Sung-hyun & Dong, Zigang & Lee, Meehyun & Ryoo, Zaeyoung & Kim, Myoung. (2021). Targeting AKT with costunolide suppresses the growth of colorectal cancer cells and induces apoptosis in vitro and in vivo. Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research. 40. 10.1186/s13046-021-01895-w.

Jeong, Jain & Jang, Soyoung & Park, Song & Kwon, Wookbong & Kim, Si-Yong & Jang, Soyoen & Ko, Jiwon & Park, Si & Lim, Su-geun & Yoon, Duhak & Yi, Junkoo & Lee, Sanggyu & Kim, Myoung & Choi, Seong-Kyoon & Ryoo, Zae. (2021). JAZF1 heterozygous knockout mice show altered adipose development and metabolism. Cell & Bioscience. 11. 10.1186/s13578-021-00625-1.

Kwon, Wookbong & Choi, Seong-Kyoon & Kim, Daehwan & Kim, Hyeon-Gyeom & Park, Jin-Kyu & Han, Jee & Cho, Gil-Jae & Yun, Sungho & Yu, Wookyung & Han, Se-Hyeon & Ha, Yun-Sok & Lee, Jun Nyung & Kwon, Tae Gyun & Cho, Dae-Ho & Yi, Jun-Koo & Kim, Myoung & Ryoo, Zae & Park, Song. (2021). ZNF507 affects TGF-β signaling via TGFBR1 and MAP3K8 activation in the progression of prostate cancer to an aggressive state. Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research. 40. 10.1186/s13046-021-02094-3.

Kim, Daehwan & Kwon, Wookbong & Park, Song & Kim, Wansoo & Park, Jin-Kyu & Han, Jee & Cho, Gil-Jae & Yun, Sungho & Han, Se-Hyeon & Kim, Myoung & Ryoo, Zae & Choi, Seong-Kyoon. (2021). Anticancer effects of veratramine via the phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase/serine-threonine kinase/mechanistic target of rapamycin and its downstream signaling pathways in human glioblastoma cell lines. Life Sciences. 120170. 10.1016/j.lfs.2021.120170.

Kwon, Wookbong & Kim, Daehwan & Kim, Hee-Yeon & Jeong, Sang-Won & Lee, Se-Guen & Kim, Hyun-Chul & Lee, Young-Jae & Kwon, Mi & Hwang, Jun-Seong & Han, Jee & Park, Jin-Kyu & Lee, Sung-Jun & Choi, Seong-Kyoon. (2021). Microglial phagocytosis of polystyrene microplastics results in immune alteration and apoptosis in vitro and in vivo. Science of The Total Environment. 807. 150817. 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.150817.

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