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Cho, Jin Won

Ph.D. (University of California, Davis), Cell Biology and Glycobiology

J  chojw311@yonsei.ac.kr
+82-2-2123-4083
? Department of Integrated OMICS for Biomedical Science, Yonsei University,
    Seoul 120-749, Korea
H http://www.yonsei-glyco.org/

EDUCATION
1977-1982: B.S. Biology Yonsei University
1982-1984: M.S. Microbiology Yonsei University
1987-1993: Ph.D. Glycobiology University of California, Davis
 
ACADEMIC EXPERIENCES
1993-1996: Post Doc State University of New York, Stony Brook 
 
AWARDS
2013: Underwood Distinguished Professor (Yonsei University)
2011: Life Science Award (KSMCB)
2007: Selected as a "50 Excellent Research Outcome" (KOSEF and MOST)
2006: Yonsei Academic Award
 
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
1996-present: Professor Department of Systems Biology and Integrated OMICS for Biomedical Science, Yonsei University
2005-2007: Department Chair
2005-2007: Dean of School of Biological Sciences Yonsei University
2006: General Secretary Korean Society for Molecular and Cellular Biology
2007: General Secretary of Korean Society for Glycoscience
2012-2013: President of Korean Society for Glycoscience
2014: Vice president of Korean Society for Molecular and Cellular Biology
2014-2016: President, Korean Singer-songwriter Assciation
Present: Editorial board, Journal of Biological Chemistry
Present: President, International Glycoconjugates Organization (IGO)
Present: National representative, International Glycoconjugates
             Organization (IGO)
Present: Honorary President of Korean Singer-songwriter Association
Present: Director, Glycosylation Network Research Center (Funded by Korean 
             Research Foundation)    
  
RESEARCH INTERESTS
Functional role of O-GlcNAc modification 
 
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS 
1. Hyeon Gyu Seo, Han Byeol Kim, Min Jueng Kang, Joo Hwan Ryum, Eugene C. Yi & Jin Won Cho (2016) Identification of the nuclear localisation signal of O-GlcNAc transferase and its nuclear import regulation. Scientific Reports 6:34614 DOI: 10.1038/srep34614

2. Partha S. Banerjee, Gerald W. Hart and Jin Won Cho (2013) Chemical approaches to study O-GlcNAcylaton. Chemical Society Reviews (CHEM SOC REV) 42:4345-4357  

3. Eun Young Kim, Eun-Hee Jeong, Soo Jin Park, Hyun-Jeong Jeong, Isaac Edery, and Jin Won Cho (2012) A role for O-GlcNAcylation in setting circadian clock speed. Genes & Dev 26:490-502.

4. Sang Yoon Park, Hyun Sil Kim, Nam Hee Kim, Suena Ji, So Young Cha, Jeong Gu Kang, Ichiro Ota, Keiji Shimada, Noboru Konishi, Hyung Wook Nam, Soon Won Hong, Won Ho Yang, Jurgen Roth, Jong In Yook, Jin Won Cho (2010) Snail1 is stabilized by O-GlcNAc modification in hyperglycemic condition. EMBO J 29, 3787-3796


5. Won Ho Yang, Sang Yoon Park, Hyung Wook Nam, Do Hyun Kim, Jeong Gu Kang, Eun Seok Kang, Yu Sam Kim, Hyun Chul Lee, Kwan Soo Kim, and Jin Won Cho (2008) NFB activation is associated with its O-GlcNAcylation state under hyperglycemic conditions. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 105:17345-17350


6. Won Ho Yang, Ji Eun Kim, Hyung Wook Nam, Jung Won Ju, Hoe Suk Kim, Yu Sam Kim, and Jin Won Cho (2006) Modification of p53 with O-linked N-acetylglucosamine regulates p53 activity and stability. Nature Cell Biology 8: 1073-1084