May 2023

Jun-Seok received the 2023 Seoktap Research Award from Korea University.

December 2022

Our accounts about "Multi-functional photo-crosslinker" was published in Accounts of Chemical Research (link)

October 2022

Studies about ER stress responding EliF probe selectively detect AI infected cells was published in Nature Communications (link)

August 2022

Jun-Seok received the Young Investigator Award from Organic Chemistry Division of KCS. (link)

November 2021

YTN Science "Visualize Infection" in Korean (link)

October 2021 

Research Intro  lecture for Public in Korean (link)

March 2021

We started the new year in the Department of Pharmacology, Korea University College of Medicine. 

December 2019

Jun-Seok received the 2019 National Scientific Excellence Prize from Prime Minister of Science and ICT.  (link)

March 2019

Jun-Seok received the CSJ lectureship award from Chemical Society of Japan. (link)

Oct, 2018

Jun-Seok received the Young Investigator Award from Life-Chemistry division of KCS. 

June, 2018

Image-based host cell infection profiling using fluorescence superoxide probe perfectly discriminates 3 AI subtypes (H1N1, H5N9, H9N2). (link)

Jan, 2018

Cellular binding target of dansyl fluorophore containing vinylsulfone group was identified as 3-Phosphoglycerate dehydrogenase (PHGDH), a key enzyme in the biosynthesis of serine. (link)

Oct, 2017

Aggregation property of organic fluorophore can be a key for biomolecule sensing. We demonstrated bulk aggregation based fluorescence turn-on sensor for progesterone using Dansyl scaffold. It was selected as Hot Paper from Angew. Chem. (link)


Aug, 2017

Comprehensive evaluation of bio-orthogonal photo-crosslinker for bio-active small molecule was studied (BRD4 inhibitor case study). (link)


Post-doctoral position: we are seeking for highly motivated applicant who has doctoral degree with experience on biochemistry, chemical biology, or molecular biology. Please submit application with CV and email address of references to Prof. Lee (junseoklee at korea.ac.kr).

Graduate/Undergraduate/high school student: Highly motivated students are always welcome. Please send an email to Pro. Lee with a transcript and a letter describing yourself and academic interest.