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Dr. Changjoon Justin Lee

Dr. Changjoon Justin Lee

Director, Center for Cognition and Sociality (Cognitive Glioscience Group), IBS

Education

B.A. The University of Chicago(1990)
Ph.D Columbia University(2001)

Major Experience

  • 2018 - present Co-Director(Center for Cognition and Sociality), Institute for Basic Science
  • 2017 - 2018 Tenured Research Scientist Korea Institute of Science and Technology
  • 2010 - 2018 Principal Research Scientist Korea Institute of Science and Technology
  • 2004 - 2010 Senior Research Scientist Korea Institute of Science and Technology
  • 2001 - 2004 Post Doctoral Fellow Traynelis’s Lab. Emory University
  • 1996 - 2001 Graduate Research Assist. MacDermott’s Lab.Columbia University
  • 1994 - 1996 Research Technician MacDermott’s Lab.Columbia University
  • 1993 - 1994 Research Technician Martin Low’s Lab. Columbia University
  • 1991 - 1992 Graduate Research Assist. Columbia University
  • 1990 - 1991 Research Assistant Emily Foster’s Lab. Michael Reese Hosp.
  • 1986 - 1990 Junior Research Assist. Louis Seiden’s Lab. University of Chicago

Honors

  • 2017-04-21 Science Day 2017, Korea Science & Technology Development Medal of Honor
  • 2016-11-04 The Kyung Ahm Prize in Arts & Sciences, 2016
  • 2014-11-28 The Korean Academy of Science and Technology, FILA Basic Science Ward
  • 2014-11-08 Korean Society for Brain and Neuroscience, Jang Jin Award
  • 2010-12-31 Outstanding Researcher Award, Prime Minister of Korea.
  • 2010-12-29 Scientist of the Month Award, Ministry of Science & Technology, Korea

Major Publication

  • Control of motor coordination by astrocytic tonic GABA release through modulation of excitation/inhibition balance in cerebellum. ProcNatlAcadSciUSA.2018Apr24.pii:1721187115.doi:
  • Astrocytic water channel aquaporin-4 modulates brain plasticity in both mice and humans: a potential gliogenetic mechanism underlying language-associated learning. MolecularPsychiatry.2018Apr;23(4):1021-1030.doi:10.1038/mp.2017.113.Epub2017Jun;(IF:13.204)
  • GABA from reactive astrocytes impairs memory in mouse models of Alzheimer's disease. NatMed.2014Aug;20(8):886-96.(IF:28.054)
  • Glial GABA, synthesized by monoamine oxidase B, mediates tonic inhibition. YJPhysiol.2014 Nov15;592(22):4951-68.
  • A disulphide-linked heterodimer of TWIK-1 and TREK-1 mediates passive conductance in astrocytes. NatCommun.2014Feb5;5:3227.(Co-corresponding author) (IF: 10.015)
  • TREK-1 and Best1 channels mediate fast and slow glutamate release in astrocytes upon GPCR activation. Cell2012Sep28;151(1):25-40(IF:32.406)
  • Channel-mediated Tonic GABA Release from Glia. Science.2010Nov5;330(6005):790-6(IF: 29.747)
  • Caffeine-Mediated Inhibition of Calcium Release Channel Inositol 1,4,5-Trisphosphate Receptor Subtype 3 Blocks Glioblastoma Invasion and Extends Survival. Cancer Research, 2010 Feb 1;70(3):1173-83 (IF:7.543)
  • Bestrophin-1 encodes for the Ca2+-activated anion channel in hippocampal astrocytes. JofNeuroscience,2009 Oct 14;29(41):13063-73 (IF:7.452)
Research

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