Name: Kim, Hyeyoung, Ph.D. (University of Rhode Island, USA, 1986)

Position:
Professor, Department of Food and Nutrition, Yonsei University College of Human Ecology Director, BK21 PLUS Project for Bioactive Nutrition

Major:
Nutritional Biochemistry, Nutrigenomics, Cell Biology, Molecular Nutrition

Research Interest:
Nutrients in gene expression, Nutrition and diseases (inflammation, cancer, aging, obesity etc), Antioxidants, Functional foods, Molecular mechanism of nutrients, Cell signaling

Office:
506 Samsung Hall

Tel/Fax:
+82-2-2123-3125/+82-2-364-5781

E-mail:
kim626@yonsei.ac.kr

Web:
http://cbn.yonsei.ac.kr
 
  Name: Park, Taesun, Ph.D. (University of California, Davis, CA, USA, 1991)

Position:
Professor, Department of Food and Nutrition, College of Human Ecology, Yonsei University

Major:
Nutritional Biochemistry, Molecular Nutrition Research Interest: Nutrigenomics, Functionality evaluation and elucidation of molecular mechanisms of functional food material, Biological functions of taurine

Office:
503 Samsung Hall

Tel/Fax:
+82-2-2123-3123/+82-2-365-3118

E-mail:
tspark@yonsei.ac.kr
 
 
  Name: Lee, Seung-Min, Ph.D. (Univ. of California at Berkeley, USA, 2007)

Position: Professor, Department of Food & Nutrition, College of Human Ecology, Yonsei University

Major: Molecular and Cellular Nutrition

Research Interest: Iron metabolism in cancer, mechanisms of functional foods, function and mechanisms of fermented foods, clinical nutrition in cancer patients, cancer-related biomarkers using metabolomics.

Office: 621 Samsung Hall

Tel/Fax: +82-2-2123-3091

E-mail: leeseungmin@yonsei.ac.kr
 
 
Cell Biology & Nutrigenomics Laboratory (Prof. Kim, Hyeyoung)

1) Effect of nutrients on cellular signal transduction, genomics, proteomics
2) Interaction of nutrition and inflammatory gene expression, immune system
3) Nutritional effect on cell damage and defense mechanism
4) Determination of pharmacological nutrients and their underlying mechanism based on the pathogenesis of diseases

Functional Food & Nutritional Genomics Laboratory (Prof. Park, Taesun)

1) Nutrients and dietary components - induced gene expression
2) Bioefficacy of functional food components
3) Development of new functional foods having protective effects against ethanol-induced fatty liver and dyslipidemia
4) Monitoring daily intake and blood levels of trans fatty acids among Korean population

Molecular and Cellular Nutrition Laboratory (Prof. Lee, Seung-Min)

1) Mechanism of iron chelators as cancer-related gene regulation
2) Effect of functional foods such as fermented soybeans and soymilk
3) Omics analysis on postoperative cancer and cancer-related lymphedema patients
4) Taste change in cancer patients
5) Antiviral effects of potential functional foods

 
 
 
 
YONSEI UNIV BRAIN KOREA21 PLUS PROJECT FOR BIOACTIVE NUTRITION.
Yonsei Univ., 50, Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea 120-749, Korea Tel: +82(2)2123-3115, Fax: +82(2)312-5229