Sekyu Choi, PhD

Assistant Professor
Dept. of Life Sciences, POSTECH


Adjunct Professor
School of Interdisciplinary Bioscience and Bioengineering (I-BIO), SCST, POSTECH


PI, Lab of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine

E-mail: sekyuchoi@postech.ac.kr

Education
2007.3-2014.2 Dept. of Biological Sciences (Advisor: Prof. J Chung), KAIST (PhD)
2001.1-2007.2 Dept. of Life Sciences (Summa Cum Laude), Sogang University (BS)
Positions and Scientific Appointments
2021.8-current Assistant Professor, Dept. of Life Sciences, POSTECH (Korea)
2022.6-current Joint appointment, Medical Science and Engineering, SCST, POSTECH (Korea)
2022.3-current Adjunct Professor, I-BIO, SCST, POSTECH (Korea)
2022.3-current Adjunct Professor, I_CREATE, Yonsei University (Korea)
2021.3-2021.7 Research Associate, Dept. of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology/HSCI, Harvard University (MA, USA)
2016.3-2021.2 Postdoctoral fellow (Advisor: Prof. YC Hsu). Dept. of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology/HSCI, Harvard University (MA, USA)
2014.3-2016.2 Postdoctoral fellow (Advisor: Prof. J Chung), IMBG, Seoul National University (Korea)
Activities
2022.6-current Member (PLOS ONE editorial board)
2022.4-current Member (Center for 3D Organ Printing and Stem Cells, POSTECH) 
2023.1-2023.12 Information Committee Secretary, Winter Conference Committee (KSSCR)
2022.1-2022.12 Planning Committee Secretary (KSSCR), News Manager (KSBMB)
2022.3-current PSCI Steering Committee
2021-current Member (ISSCR)

2020.8-2021.6 Science Committee Chair (NEBS)

Meet our Team

Boa Kim, PhD

2022.7-current

Postdoctoral Fellow

-Completion of a lab animal education
Education
Biomedical Sciences, Korea Univ, PhD
Interests: Generation of hair-bearing organoid model
Chae-Ryeong Lim

2022.2-current

Graduate Student
(Life Sciences, MS/PhD Course)

- Completion of a laboratory animal education

Interests: skin biology and HFSC

Joo Young Lim

2022.2-current

Graduate Student
(Life Sciences, MS/PhD Course)

- Completion of a laboratory animal education

Interests: skin biology and HFSC
Yemin Jo

2022.2-current

Undergraduate Student (Program: URP-I, IRP, Thesis, Life Sciences)

- Completion of a laboratory animal education

Interests: Skin biology/aging/stem cells
Hansaem Jang

2022.2-current

Graduate Student
(Life Sciences, MS/PhD Course)

2021 WURF

- Completion of a laboratory animal education

Interests: Skin biology/aging/stem cells
Minjun Kwak

2022.9-current

Graduate Student
(Life Sciences, MS/PhD Course)

- Completion of a laboratory animal education

Interests: Aging/skin biology/stem cells

Sieun Lee

2022.9-current

Exchange Student
(Biological Sciences, DGIST)

- Completion of a laboratory animal education

Interests: Generation of hair-bearing organoid model
Kunwoo Lee

2022.9-current

Graduate Student
(I-BIO, MS Course)

- Completion of a laboratory animal education

Interests: Skin stem cells
Hyeonji Choi

2022.10

Graduate Student
(Life Sciences, MS/PhD Course)

Research internship/Undergraduate thesis

Dongyoon Kim

2022.9-

Undergraduate Student
(Thesis, Life Sciences)

Interests: HFSC

Alumni

Jihyeok Lee (Program: 2021 WURF, DGIST)
Yurim Choi (Program: 2021 WURF, Pusan National University)
Yeonseo Roh Undergraduate Student (Life Sciences, POSTECH)
Hyejin Lim (Program: 2022 SURF, University of Seoul)
Gina Bae (Program: 2022 SURF, Korea University)