Lab people

Min-Ho Nam, KMD, PhD

Principal Investigator

Senior Research Scientist at Brain Science Institute, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) // Adjunct professor at Department of KHU-KIST Convergence Science and Technology, Kyung Hee University

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Yeon Ha Ju, PhD


She received B.S. degree of biology from Konkuk University and received Ph.D. degree of neuroscience from UST. She has studied the molecular and metabolic mechanism of Alzheimer's disease through reactive astrocytes in Justin Lee's Lab. In Nam lab, she is studying molecular mechanisms of epilepsy and metabolic alterations of neurological diseases using electrophysiology and molecular biology.

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Hyowon Lee, MSc

PhD Student

He received his master degree from Dongguk University and studied plant genetics. He worked as a research intern in a neuroscience lab at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Currently, he is studying neuroscience in Nam lab at KIST as a PhD student.

Seulkee Yang, MSc

PhD student

I am a biologist, who is passionate about electrophysiology. I received my BSc in Biology and a MSc in Neuro- and bahavioral Biology from Free University of Berlin, Germany. At Nam lab, I am dissecting the pathophysiology of Parkinson’s disease with strong emphasis on astrocyte using a wide range of methods including electrophysiology and optogenetics.

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Hyunjin Kim, MSc.


He received his Master of science degree from Ajou University, He has been investigating the role of a sugar transporter which is present in the brain through molecular biological approaches. In NAM lab, he is investigating the glia-neuronal metabolic interaction, particularly through glucose and fructose metabolism using various approaches including molecular biology, electrophysiology, imaging, etc.

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Dong-Chan Seo

Visiting Graduate Student

He studied molecular biology in Dankook University where he received his B.S. degree. Now he is in the Master course in Neuroscience at Korea University. He has been working as a research intern in Virus Facility at KIST (led by Dr. Seung Eun Lee). Since he has been interested in neuroscience, now he joined Nam Lab as a (part-time) visiting graduate student. In Nam Lab, he is studying therapeutic potential of chemogenetic approach in Parkinson's disease using various viral vectors, which is being collaborated with Dr. Seung Eun Lee.

Eunbin Hong


Juneyeon Kim

Undergraduate Intern

DOB 2020-12-28 ․ ․ ․ ․ ․DOW 2021-06-30 (for returning to his undergraduate course)

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Sangyong Lee

Undergraduate Intern

DOB 2020-12-28 ․ ․ ․ ․ ․DOW 2021-02-26 (for returning to his undergraduate course)

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Joo-Yeon Park

Research intern

DOB 2020-05-01 ․ ․ ․ ․ ․DOW 2020-10-31 (for starting her master's degree in other field)

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