SANGMI CHUNG, PHD
- McLean title(s): Assistant Neurobiologist
- Email: email@example.com
- Telephone: 617-855-3478
- Fax: 617-855-3479
- Office Address: Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory, Mail Stop 149
- Degree(s): B.Sc. 1993, Ph.D. 1998
- Clinical Interests: Stem cell maintenance and differentiation into specific lineages
- Bio: Sangmi Chung received her B.Sc. in Microbiology from Seoul National University. She then moved to Cornell University Graduate School of Medical Sciences to pursue a graduate career in Neuroscience where she earned her Ph.D. She joined the Molecular Neurobiology Laboratory in 1999 as a Postdoctoral Fellow.
- Publications: (Selected)
- Chung, S., Andersson, T., Sonntag, K.-C., Björklund, L., Isacson, O. and Kim, K.-S. Analysis of different promoter systems for efficient transgene expression in mouse embryonic stem cell lines. Stem Cells, 2002. 20(2): p.139-45.
- Björklund, L., Sánchez-Pernaute, R., Chung, S., Andersson, T., Chen, I., McNaught, K., Brownell, A., Jenkins, B., Wahlestedt, C., Kim, K.-S. and Isacson, O. Embryonic stem cells develop into functional dopaminergic neurons after transplantation in a Parkinson rat model. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2002. 99(4): p. 2344-9.
- Chung, S., Chung, S., Leung, A., Han, B., Chang, M., Moon, J., Kim, C., Hong, S., Pruszak, J., Isacson, O. and Kim, K.-S. Wnt1-lmx1a forms a novel autoregulatory loop and controls midbrain dopaminergic differentiation synergistically with the SHH-FoxA2 pathway. Cell Stem Cell. 2009. 5:646-58.
- Chung, S*., Moon, J., Leung, A. Aldrich, D., Li, Y., Bolshakov, V., Lamonerie, T. and Kim, K.-S*. Embryonic stem cell-derived renewable and functional midbrain dopaminergic progenitors. PNAS. 2011. 108:9703.