박순정 / PARK, Soon-Jung
교수

Department / Institute / Center :
Environmental Medical Biology
Institute of Tropical Medicine

Contact Information

Phone +82-2228-1843 Email sjpark615@yuhs.ac Website

Educational Background

Undergraduate Education B.S. Seoul National University, 1985 , M.S. University of Georgia, USA, 1989
Final Degree (University, Major) Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles, 1994 Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Overseas Training (Institute, Supervisor) Postdoctoral position, Stanford University 1994-1995
Arthur Kornberg

Professional Societies and current positions

Korean Society for Parasitologist, 평의원
Korean Society for Microbiologist, 평의원
한국미생물생명공학회, 평의원

Research Area(s)

Basic research
Research Field Identification of virulence factors of pathogenic bacteria and parasitic protozoa
Investigation on host-pathogen interaction
Research on differentiation process of Giardia lamblia
Diseases Infectious disease
Medical Microbiology
Innate Immunity
Possible Collaboration

Research Methods

Construction of knockout mutant bacteria
Formation of recombinant proteins and specific antibodies
Detection of signaling pathway activated by pathogen
Measurement of virulence in a mouse model
Detection of microbial pathogenicity using human cell lines
Genetic manipulation of protozoan pathogen
Immunofluorescence assay

Lab.

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Location of Office 의대신관 251호
Location of Lab. 의대신관 251호
Contact person Name: 김주리(조교) / Tel: 8-1855, / E-mail: zhuri@dreamwiz.com

Major Published Articles and Books

1) S. Y. Goo, H.-J. Lee, W. H. Kim, K.-L. Han, D.-K. Park, H.-J. Lee, S. M. Kim, K.-S. Kim, K.-H. Lee, and S.-J. Park. 2006. Identification of OmpU of Vibrio vulnificus as a fibronectin-binding protein and its role in bacterial pathogenesis. Infection and Immunity 74:5586-5594.
2) Yang, H. W., H. J. Chung, T. S. Yong, B. H. Lee, and S.-J. Park. 2003. Identification of an encystation-specific transcription factor, Myb protein in Giardia lamblia. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology 128: 167-174.
3) Goo, S. Y., Y. S. Han, W. H. Kim, K.-H. Lee, and S.-J. Park. 2007. Vibrio vulnificus IlpA-induced cytokine production is mediated by Toll-like receptor 2. Journal of Biological Chemistry 282:27647-27658.
4) Kim, W. H., S. Y. Goo, M. H. Shin, S. J. Chun, H. Lee, K.-H. Lee, and S.-J. Park. 2008. Vibrio vulnificus-induced death of Jurkat T-cells requires activation of p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase by NADPH oxidase-derived reactive oxygen species. Cellular Immunology 253:81-91.
5) Bae, S.-S., J. Kim, T.-S. Kim, T.-S. Yong, and S.-J. Park. 2009. Giardia lamblia: Immunogenicity and intracellular distribution of GHSP-115, a member of the Giardia head-stalk family of proteins. Experimental Parasitology 122:11-16.