Baek Sung-hee

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Sung Hee Baek
Native name 백성희
Born 1970 (age 44–45)
Residence Seoul, South Korea
Nationality South Korean
Fields Molecular and Cellular Genetics
Institutions Department of Biological Sciences, College of Natural Sciences, Seoul National University
Alma mater Seoul National University
Doctoral advisor Chin Ha Chung(Professor, Seoul National University)
Known for Leading the research on gene expression regulation for suppression of cancer
Notable awards
  • L’OREAL-UNESCO for Women in Science Award(2005)
  • Macrogen New Investigator Award(2005)
  • Jin-Pok Kim’s Award for the Best Cancer Research(2006)
  • Macrogen for Women in Science Award(2007)
  • Amore Pacific New Investigator Award(2007)
  • Young Scientist Award, Korea Science and Engineering Foundation(2009)
  • Seaoul National University, Award for the Best Research of Natural Sciences(2010)
  • L’OREAL-UNESCO for Women in Science Award(2011)
  • The Cancer Research Award 2012 of Park Byung Kyu-Kim Byung Soo, Yonsei University(2012)
  • The Women in Science and Technology Award Korea Science and Engineering Foundation(2012)
Baek Sung-hee
Hangul 백성희
Revised Romanization Baek Seong-hui
McCune–Reischauer Paek Sǒnghŭi

Doctor Baek Sung-hee (born 1970) is a South Korean scientist specialising in molecular genetics. Her work is focused on the chromatin dynamics and epigenetic regulatory mechanism in cancer. She received her BS, MS, and Ph.D degrees from Seoul National University. Following her postdoctoral research in Michael Rosenfeld’s lab at HHMI and following research assistant professor at HHMI, she joined the faculty of Seoul National University in 2003, and now works as an associate professor. Dr. Baek received numerous awards and honors, including the L’OREAL-UNESCO for Women in Science Award.

Education[edit]

Work[edit]

  • 2000 - 2002 Postdoc. University of California San Diego, HHMI
  • 2002 - 2003 Research Assistant Professor, University of California San Diego, HHMI
  • 2003 - 2008 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University
  • 2008 - 2012 Associate Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University
  • 2009–Present Associate Member, The Korean Academy of Science and Technology(KAST)
  • 2009–Present Director, Creative Research Initiatives Center for Chromatin Dynamics
  • 2013–Present Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University

Awards[edit]

  • 2005. 06. 21 4th L’OREAL-UNESCO for Women in Science Award [1]
  • 2005. 10. 18 2nd Macrogen New Investigator Award
  • 2006. 08. 16 1st Jin-Pok Kim’s Award for the Best Cancer Research
  • 2007. 05. 28 3rd Macrogen for Women in Science Award
  • 2007. 08. 30 3rd Amore Pacific New Investigator Award
  • 2009. 03. 18 12th Young Scientist Award, Korea Science and Engineering Foundation
  • 2010. 06. 11 12th Seoul National University, Best Research of Natural Sciences
  • 2011. 08. 30 10th L’OREAL-UNESCO for Women in Science Award
  • 2012. 09. 14 The Cancer Research Award 2012 of Park Byung Kyu-Kim Byung Soo, Yonsei University
  • 2012. 11. 30 The Women in Science and Technology Award 2012, Korea Science and Engineering Foundation[2]

Publications[edit]

  • Lee, Ji Min; Lee, Jason S.; Kim, Hyunkyung; Kim, Kyeongkyu; Park, Hyejin; Kim, Ji-Young; Lee, Seung Hoon; Kim, Ik Soo; Kim, Joomyung; Lee, Minkyoung; Chung, Chin Ha; Seo, Sang-Beom; Yoon, Jong-Bok; Ko, Eunyoung; Noh, Dong-Young; Kim, Keun Il; Kim, Kyeong Kyu; Baek, Sung Hee (2012). "EZH2 Generates a Methyl Degron that is Recognized by the DCAF1/DDB1/CUL4 E3 Ubiquitin Ligase Complex". Molecular Cell 48 (4): 572–86. doi:10.1016/j.molcel.2012.09.004. PMID 23063525. 
  • Kim, Ik Soo; Lee, Minkyoung; Park, Koog Chan; Jeon, Yoon; Park, Joo Hyeon; Hwang, Eun Ju; Jeon, Tae Im; Ko, Seoyoung; Lee, Ho; Baek, Sung Hee; Kim, Keun Il (2012). "Roles of Mis18α in Epigenetic Regulation of Centromeric Chromatin and CENP-A Loading". Molecular Cell 46 (3): 260–73. doi:10.1016/j.molcel.2012.03.021. PMID 22516971. 
  • Kim, Hyunkyung; Lee, Ji Min; Lee, Gina; Bhin, Jinhyuk; Oh, Se Kyu; Kim, Kyeongkyu; Pyo, Ki Eun; Lee, Jason S.; Yim, Hwa Young; Kim, Keun Il; Hwang, Daehee; Chung, Jongkyeong; Baek, Sung Hee (2011). "DNA Damage-Induced RORα is Crucial for p53 Stabilization and Increased Apoptosis". Molecular Cell 44 (5): 797–810. doi:10.1016/j.molcel.2011.09.023. PMID 22152482. 
  • Lee, Jason S.; Kim, Yunho; Bhin, Jinhyuk; Shin, Hi-Jai R.; Nam, Hye Jin; Lee, Seung Hoon; Yoon, Jong-Bok; Binda, Olivier; Gozani, Or; Hwang, D.; Baek, S. H. (2011). "Hypoxia-induced methylation of a pontin chromatin remodeling factor". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108 (33): 13510–5. Bibcode:2011PNAS..10813510L. doi:10.1073/pnas.1106106108. PMC 3158161. PMID 21825155. 
  • Baek, Sung Hee (2011). "When Signaling Kinases Meet Histones and Histone Modifiers in the Nucleus". Molecular Cell 42 (3): 274–84. doi:10.1016/j.molcel.2011.03.022. PMID 21549306. 
  • Lee, Jason S.; Kim, Yunho; Kim, Ik Soo; Kim, Bogyou; Choi, Hee June; Lee, Ji Min; Shin, Hi-Jai R.; Kim, Jung Hwa; Kim, Ji-Young; Seo, Sang-Beom; Lee, Ho; Binda, Olivier; Gozani, Or; Semenza, Gregg L.; Kim, Minhyung; Kim, Keun Il; Hwang, Daehee; Baek, Sung Hee (2010). "Negative Regulation of Hypoxic Responses via Induced Reptin Methylation". Molecular Cell 39 (1): 71–85. doi:10.1016/j.molcel.2010.06.008. PMID 20603076. 
  • Lee, Ji Min; Kim, Ik Soo; Kim, Hyunkyung; Lee, Jason S.; Kim, Kyeongkyu; Yim, Hwa Young; Jeong, Jiyeong; Kim, Jung Hwa; Kim, Ji-Young; Lee, Hanna; Seo, Sang-Beom; Kim, Hogeun; Rosenfeld, Michael G.; Kim, Keun Il; Baek, Sung Hee (2010). "RORα Attenuates Wnt/β-Catenin Signaling by PKCα-Dependent Phosphorylation in Colon Cancer". Molecular Cell 37 (2): 183–95. doi:10.1016/j.molcel.2009.12.022. PMID 20122401. 
  • Baek, Sung Hee (2008). "When ATPases Pontin and Reptin Met Telomerase". Developmental Cell 14 (4): 459–61. doi:10.1016/j.devcel.2008.03.018. PMID 18410720. 
  • Kim, Jung Hwa; Lee, Ji Min; Nam, Hee June; Choi, Jung Woo; Yang, Jung Woo; Lee, Jason S.; Kim, Mi Hyang; Kim, Su-Il; Chung, Chin Ha; Kim, K. I.; Baek, S. H. (2007). "SUMOylation of pontin chromatin-remodeling complex reveals a signal integration code in prostate cancer cells". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104 (52): 20793–8. Bibcode:2007PNAS..10420793K. doi:10.1073/pnas.0710343105. JSTOR 25450980. PMC 2410081. PMID 18087039. 
  • Kim, Jung Hwa; Choi, Hee June; Kim, Bogyou; Kim, Mi Hyang; Lee, Ji Min; Kim, Ik Soo; Lee, Moon Hee; Choi, Soo Joon; Kim, Keun Il; Kim, Su-Il; Chung, Chin Ha; Baek, Sung Hee (2006). "Roles of sumoylation of a reptin chromatin-remodelling complex in cancer metastasis". Nature Cell Biology 8 (6): 631–9. doi:10.1038/ncb1415. PMID 16699503. 
  • Zhu, Ping; Baek, Sung Hee; Bourk, Eliot M.; Ohgi, Kenneth A.; Garcia-Bassets, Ivan; Sanjo, Hideki; Akira, Shizuo; Kotol, Paul F.; Glass, Christopher K.; Rosenfeld, Michael G.; Rose, David W. (2006). "Macrophage/Cancer Cell Interactions Mediate Hormone Resistance by a Nuclear Receptor Derepression Pathway". Cell 124 (3): 615–29. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2005.12.032. PMID 16469706. 
  • Baek, Sung Hee; Ohgi, Kenneth A.; Nelson, Charles A.; Welsbie, Derek; Chen, Charlie; Sawyers, Charles L.; Rose, David W.; Rosenfeld, Michael G. (2006). "Ligand-specific allosteric regulation of coactivator functions of androgen receptor in prostate cancer cells". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103 (9): 3100–5. Bibcode:2006PNAS..103.3100B. doi:10.1073/pnas.0510842103. JSTOR 30048543. PMC 1413901. PMID 16492776. 
  • Kim, Jung Hwa; Kim, Bogyou; Cai, Ling; Choi, Hee June; Ohgi, Kenneth A.; Tran, Chris; Chen, Charlie; Chung, Chin Ha; Huber, Otmar; Rose, David W.; Sawyers, Charles L.; Rosenfeld, Michael G.; Baek, Sung Hee (2005). "Transcriptional regulation of a metastasis suppressor gene by Tip60 and β-catenin complexes". Nature 434 (7035): 921–6. Bibcode:2005Natur.434..921K. doi:10.1038/nature03452. PMID 15829968. 
  • Kioussi, Chrissa; Briata, Paola; Baek, Sung Hee; Rose, David W.; Hamblet, Natasha S.; Herman, Thomas; Ohgi, Kenneth A.; Lin, Chijen; Gleiberman, Anatoli; Wang, Jianbo; Brault, V; Ruiz-Lozano, P; Nguyen, HD; Kemler, R; Glass, CK; Wynshaw-Boris, A; Rosenfeld, MG (2002). "Identification of a Wnt/Dvl/β-Catenin → Pitx2 Pathway Mediating Cell-Type-Specific Proliferation during Development". Cell 111 (5): 673–85. doi:10.1016/S0092-8674(02)01084-X. PMID 12464179. 
  • Baek, Sung Hee; Ohgi, Kenneth A.; Rose, David W.; Koo, Edward H.; Glass, Christopher K.; Rosenfeld, Michael G. (2002). "Exchange of N-CoR Corepressor and Tip60 Coactivator Complexes Links Gene Expression by NF-κB and β-Amyloid Precursor Protein". Cell 110 (1): 55–67. doi:10.1016/S0092-8674(02)00809-7. PMID 12150997. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "유네스코 소식 - 유네스코한국위원회". Unesco.or.kr. 2005-06-22. Retrieved 2013-11-29. 
  2. ^ "THE SCIENCE : 백성희·이레나·원미숙 씨, 올해의 여성과학기술자상 수상". News.dongascience.com. Retrieved 2013-11-29. 

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