Genomics & Bioinformatics
Learn about the genome, a life’s blueprint, and the way how to decode the secret messages in it, in many cases related to human diseases like cancer. One further step, learn how to engineer the genome, which can correct the disease-related errors for a cure.
We have developed and utilized multiple OMICS technologies to understand our genome for biomedical perspectives. Together with the power of computational biology and genome engineering, we are pursuing the next generation genome- based biomedicine, such as precision medicine and molecular diagnostics.
Faculty with primary interest in this area are
Nov 30, 2016
Every year, the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) singles out a significant development or achievement as the Top 10 Science News of the Year…..
Oct 19, 2015
A recent study revealed that cinereous vultures, also known as Aegypius monachus, have a unique genetic make-up which enable them to thrive on carcasses without being affected by the harmful bacteria living on these remains…..
Feb 27, 2015
Suicide is one of the leading causes of death that is increasing in prevalence worldwide. In recent years, researchers have been focusing on identifying biological signals, or biomarkers that can increase the accuracy of prediction of future psychiatric disorders, including depression and suicidality…..