Recent News

Our lab has moved to Seoul National University. Mar 2017

Gee Sung Eun has joined our lab as a grad student. Mar 2017

Dr. Sung Hyun Kim has joined our lab as a postdoc. Mar 2017

Prof. Yoon has been selected as one of the '30 Young Scientists of Korea' by Postech and Dong-a Ilbo! [News link] Nov 2016

Je-Kyung and Sang-Hyun's work, 'Reconstruction of LPS Transfer Cascade Reveals Structural Determinants within LBP, CD14, and TLR4-MD2 for Efficient LPS Recognition and Transfer' was accepted by Immunity. Congratulations! Oct 2016

Janghyun's work, 'Observing extremely weak protein-protein interactions with conventional single-molecule fluorescence microscopy', was accepted by JACS. Congratulations! Oct 2016

Chanwoo lee has joined the group as a graduate student. Sep 2016

Janghyun left the group to NIH as postdoc (Dr. Hoi Sung Chung's lab). We wish all the best for his future! Sep 2016

Dr. Yoon is going to give a plenary talk in the upcoming Annual Meeting of the Korean Society for Structural Biology. Jul 2016

Tae-Sun's work entitled "Pyrophosphates Inhibit Synaptotagmin-Dependent Exocytosis" was accepted by PNAS. Jun 2016

Tae-Sun defended his PhD dissertation! May 2016

Our group has moved to the IBS Center for Nanomedicine at Yonsei University! Check out our new lab here! Mar 2016

Janghyun defended his PhD dissertation! Jan 2016

Je-Kyung left the group to TU Delft as postdoc (Dr. Cees Dekker’s group). We wish all the best for his future! Dec 2015

Dr. Yoon won the 14th FILA Basic Science Award. Congratulations! [JoongAng Daily] Nov 2015

Je-Kyung won the Agarwal Award 2015 for his work "Spring-loaded unraveling of single SNARE complex by NSF in one round of ATP turnover". Congratulations! Sep 2015

Duyoung's work entitled "Mapping the energy landscape for second stage folding of a single membrane protein" has been accepted for publication in Nature Chemical Biology. Congratulations! Sep 2015

Dr. Yoon gave an invited talk in the inaugural Gordon conference on Membrane protein folding Jun 2015

Hong-Won defended his PhD dissertation! Jun 2015

HyunKyu Choi has joined our group as a graduate student. Jun 2015

Je-Kyung, Duyoung and Sang-Hyun's work entitled "Spring-loaded unraveling of single SNARE complex by NSF in one round of ATP turnover" was accepted for publication by Science. Congratulations!! Mar 2015

Duyoung left the group to continue his work on membrane protein folding at UCLA as postdoc (Dr. Jim Bowie’s group). We wish all the best for his future! Feb 2015

Hyunwoo Kim has joined our group as a graduate student. Jan 2015

Dr. Jichul Kim has joined our group as a postdoc. Jan 2015

Dr. Kim left our group to continue his research at IBS at UNIST. We wish all the best for his future! Nov 2014

Wooli's JACS paper has been selected to be in the upcoming JACS Select "Protein Dynamics in Simulation and Experiment". Oct 2014

Wooli left the group to continue his work on DNA origami at Ludwig-Maximilians University as postdoc (Dr. Tim Liedl’s group). We wish all the best for his future! Oct 2014

Wooli’s work titled “Programmed folding of DNA origami structures through single-molecule force control” was accepted for publication in Nature Communications. Oct 2014

Dr. Yoon gave the Frontier in Biological Sciences seminar at the School of Life Science at Tsinghua University. Oct 2014

Je-Kyung and Duyoung have defended their PhD dissertations! Aug 2014

Wooli has defended his PhD dissertation! Feb 2014

Dr. Yoon has promoted to an associate professor with tenure as of February 2014. Feb 2014

Our proposal for the Samsung Science and Technology Foundation (STF) grant has been selected for funding. We are proud to be one of the twelve recipients out of more than one thousand applications and one of the two proposals selected in the physics discipline! Dec 2013

Dr. Min Ju Shon has joined our group as a postdoc. Dec 2013

Our proposal for the A3 Foresight grant has been finally selected for funding. This grant is funded by the national research foundations of the three east Asian countries (Korea, China and Japan), aimed at promoting close scientific collaboration between the A3 countries. Dr. Yoon will be the head coordinator of the Korean side for the next 5 years. Jul 2013

Our 'Real-time single-molecule co-immunoprecipitation analysis of weak protein-protein interactions' has been accepted by Nature Protocols (Invited contribution). Jul 2013

Dr. Yoon gave a plenary talk at the 18th Annual Biophysics Meeting of Taiwan about our recent development of the real-time single-molecule co-IP analysis and its application to molecular diagnostics for individual cancers. Jul 2013

Our work 'Real-Time Observation of Multiple Protein-Complex Formation with Single-Molecule FRET' has been accepted by JACS as Communication. Jun 2013

Single Molecule Experiment Tool (SMET) is ready to be downloaded. Apr 2013

Hong-Won won a bronze medal at the Samsung Electronics Human-Tech thesis competition for his work on real-time single-molecule co-IP analyses. Congratulations! Feb 2013

Our work 'Mechanical unzipping and rezipping of a single SNARE complex reveals hysteresis as a force-generating mechanism' has been accepted by Nature Communications. Jan 2013

Our work 'Real-time single-molecule co-immunoprecipitation analyses reveal cancer-specific Ras signaling dynamics' has been accepted by Nature Communications. Dec 2012

Our proposal for 'Center for Single-molecule Systems Biology' has been finally selected as the 2011 creative reserach initiatives of Korea.
The grant supports 600K USD per year for the next 9 years. Apr 2011