PI

Principal Investigator

Yoo, Jongman M.D., Ph.D.

Associate professor

Department of Microbiology,
School of Medicine,

CHA University

Education

  • B.S., Korea University, Korea
  • M.D, Ph.D., CHA University, Korea

Career

  • 2013, Visiting scholar, RIKEN Brain science institute, Japan
  • 2014~2015, Instructor, College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Korea
  • 2015~2020, Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, CHA University, Korea
  • 2015~, Vice Director, Research Affair, School of Medicine, CHA University, Korea
  • 2016~, Director, Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, CHA University, Korea
  • 2018~, Director, Organoid Research Center, CHA University, Korea
  • 2018~, Chief Executive Officer, ORGANOIDSCIENCES Ltd.
  • 2018~, Secretary General, Korea Organoid Society, Korea
  • 2018~, R&D Advisor, CHA Group
  • 2019~, Deputy Secretary General, Korea Society for Stem Cell Research, Korea
  • 2019~, Director, Center for Organoid Medicine, CHA Advanced Research Institute
  • 2019~, Medical Director, Clinical Development Department, CHA Biotech, Ltd, Korea
  • 2020~, Associate Professor, School of Medicine, CHA University, Korea

Awards and Honors

  • 2004. Gold medal award as the top student, Dept of Life sciences and Biotechnology, Korea University, Korea
  • 2007-2014. MD-PhD Scholarship, Ministry of Education, Korea
  • 2011, 2012, 2013. Excellent Research AwardThe 3rd, 4th, 5th Workshop for MD/DDSPhD and PhysicianScientists, Korea
  • 2011. Best Poster Award, The 5th Annual Meeting of Korean Society of Gene and Cell Therapy, Korea
  • 2019. Grand Prize, Biohealth Startup Competition 2019 Bioplus, Korea

Research Professor

Choi, Woo hee, Ph.D.

Join : 09/2019

PhD Program

Jee, Joo Hyun

Ph.D. Candidate

Join : 7/2017

Research Field

Colon Organoid & ESCs-derived Kidney Organoid

Lee, Bo Eun

Ph.D. Student

Join : 01/2019

Research Field

Patient-derived Pancreatic Cancer Organoid Characterization

Jeong, Sang Yun

Ph.D. Student

Join : 03/2020

Research Field

Salivary Gland Organoid

Park, Jun Hyuk

Ph.D. Student

Join : 03/2020

Research Field

Colon Organoid Transplantation

Integrated PhD Program

Lee, Hyo Kyung

Int-Ph.D. Student

Join : 03/2020

Research Field

Human Colon Organoid & ECM development for Organoid cultivation

Go, Yoon-Ha

Int-Ph.D. Student

Join : 03/2020

Research Field

Lung Cancer Organoid

Jeon, Seong-Gyeong

Int-Ph.D. Student

Join : 03/2020

Research Field

Salivary Gland Organoid

MS Course

Ko, Jisu

M.S. Student

Join : 03/2019

Research Field

Lung Cancer Organoid

Park, Jun Yeol

M.S. Student

Join : 03/2020

Research Field

Tonsil Organoid

Lee, Jae A

M.S. Student

Join : 03/2020

Research Field

Brain Organoid

Lee, Jae Ho

M.S. Student

Join : 09/2020

Research Field

Liver Organoid

JOO, Lina

M.S. Student

Join : 08/2020

Research Field

Pancreatic Cancer Organoid

Undergraduates

Lee, Ye-Seul

Join : 09/2020

Research Field

TBD

Researcher

Koh, Wonyoung, M.S.

Join : 02/2020

Research Field

ESCs/iPSCs-derived Brain/Hair follicle Organoid

Lab Manager

Kwak, Eunju

Join : 12/2019

Han, Seolhee

Join : 09/2020

Previous Members

Master's Degree

Nam, Myoung-Ok

03/2016 – 02/2018

Thesis

Effects of a small molecule R-spondin-1 substitute RS-246204 on a mouse intestinal organoid culture

Hahn, Soojung

09/2016 – 08/2018

Thesis

Organoid-based epithelial to mesenchymal transition : from an intestinal fibrosis perspective

Jeong, Sang Yun

03/2018 – 02/2020

Thesis

Establishment of functional epithelial organoid from human lacrimal gland

Kim, Han Kyung

03/2018 – 02/2020

Thesis

Generation of Tonsil Epithelial Organoids from Human Palatine and Adenoid Tonsils in Chemically Defined Medium

Jeoung, Sukin

03/2018 – 02/2020

Thesis

Organoid modeling with pancreatic tumor microenvironment

Intern

Kim, Han Kyung

09/2017 – 02/2018

Ko, Jisu

08/2018 – 02/2019

Park, Jun Yeol

07/2019 – 02/2020

Lee, Jae Ho

01/2020 – 08/2020

Medical School Internship

Noh, Jung Hyun

Join : 01/2017

Park, Jae Young

Join : 07/2017

Hwang, Hye-Won

Join : 07/2015

Yoon, Suin

Join : 01/2016

Lee, Da-Young

Join : 08/2016

Park, Enoch

Join : 07/2017

Collaborators

CHA University

  • Hyun-Soo Shin, MD,PhD (Radiation)
  • Mi-Sun Kim, MD (Radiation)
  • Hye Yun Jeong, MD (Kidney)
  • Soon Chul Lee, MD,PhD (Bone)
  • Sun Kyung Lee, MD (Brain)
  • Hyerin Ryu (Lacrimal gland)

Yonsei University

  • Jun Seong Park, MD,PhD (Pancreas)

KRICT

  • Myoung-Ae Bae, PhD (Screening)

Catholic University

  • Seung Jun Kim, MD,PhD (Lung)
  • Sung Won Kim, MD,PhD (Lung)

Busan University

  • Sang Mo Kwon (Blood vessel)

KRIBB

  • Mi-Young Son,PhD (ES/iPSC-GI)

DGMIF

  • Sang Hyun Min, PhD (Sepsis)

Kunkuk University

  • Young-Chang Lim, MD,PhD (Tonsil)

Temple University

  • Albert Kim, PhD (Lab on a chip)

Cleveland State University

  • Moo Yol Lee, PhD (3D printer)