Yoonha Hwang   Ph.D.
       - email : skynara@kaist.ac.kr
  • Accomplishment

          - [Award]    Young Investigator Award: Annual Biophotonics Conference (ABC) '2016
                               Excellence poster awards: Immunology 2016 (American Association of Immunologist) '2016
                               Excellence poster awards: Annual Biophotonics Conference (ABC) '2015 
                               Excellence poster awards: Vascular Science & Medicine Organization '2015
                               Best presentation awards: Korean Association of Immunologists Fall conference '2014
                               Best presentation awards: Korean Association of Immunologists Spring Conference '2013
                               Best paper award: Optical Society of Korea (OSK) Summer Meeting '2012

           - [Publication]   Scientific Reports, 6, 33084, Sep. 2016
                                       Journal of Clincal Investigation, 125(11), 4042-4052, Nov. 2015
                                       Journal of Biomedical Optics, 18(3):036005, Mar. 2013

           - [Conference]  Immunology '2016 (AAI), SPIE Photonics West '2014,  US-Korea Conference (UKC) '2014
                                       International Vascular Biology Meeting (IVBM) '2014,

M.S./Ph.D. Student
   Jinhyo Ahn
       - email : anjinhyo@kaist.ac.kr
  • Accomplishment

          - [Award] Young Investigator Best Research Award, Annual Biophotonics Conference (ABC) '2017
                             Best Poster Award, Korean Society of Medical & Biological Engineering Spring Meeting '2013

          - [Publication] Biomedical Optics Express, 6(6), 2158-67, May. 2015.

          - [Conference] Conference on Laser and Electro-Optics (CLEO) '2016, OECC '2015,
                                     SPIE Photonics West '2014, Metastasis Research Society (MRS) '2014

Staff
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   Eunjoo Song
       - email : sej_cosmos@kaist.ac.kr
   Soyeon Ahn
       - email : soyahn007@kaist.ac.kr
   Inwon Park
       - email : lifesaver@kaist.ac.kr
      Prof. Kim, Pilhan
  • Choe, Kibaek
  • Hwang, Yoonha
  • Seo, Howon
  • Ahn, Jinhyo
  • Song, Eunjoo
  • Ahn, Soyeon
  • Park, Inwon
  • Moon, Jieun
  • Kong, Eunji
  • Lee, Jingu
  • Kim, Ruyl
  • Hong, Sujung
  • Lee, Soo Yun
  • Kim, Haeun
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O's Art Galery, Jeonju, Korea

                     - May. 2017

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In Vivo Micro-Visualization Laboratory,  Graduate School of Nanoscience and Technology
College of Natural Science,  Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Rm.219, Basic Research Building (E6-6), 291 Daehak-ro, Yuseong, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, 305-701
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   Jieun Moon
       - email :  jieunhye@kaist.ac.kr

  • Education
          2010 - 2014                B.S. Molecular biotechnology, Chonnam National University
          2015 -  present          M.S./Ph.D. Course in GSNT, KAIST


  • Research Interest
          - Intravital liver imaging of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)


   Jingu Lee
       - email : whiteguy6561@kaist.ac.kr
   
  • Education
          2008 - 2012                B.S. Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, Korea University         
          2012 - 2015                M.S. Department of Dental Science, Seoul National University
          2017 -  present          Ph.D. Course in GSNT, KAIST

  • Research Interest
          - In vivo visualization of neuroinflammation in brain
          - In vivo imaging for neurovascular unit (NVU) in neurodisease model


Alumni
   Kibaek Choe   Ph.D.    
       - email : idglbak87@kaist.ac.kr
  • Education
          2006 - 2010                B.S. Physics, KAIST
          2010 - 2016                Ph.D., GSNT, KAIST
          2016 - present           Post-doctoral Researcher, KAIST

  • Research Interest
          - In Vivo Visualization of Circulating T Lymphocytes of Lymph Node
          - In Vivo Monitoring of Molecule Absorption in Small Intestine
  • Accomplishment

          - [Awards] Young investigator's award, Annual Meeting of the Korean Society of Molecular Imaging '2016
                              Best poster award, International 6th THz-Bio Workshop '2015

          - [Publication] Optics Express, 22(10):11465-11475 (2014)
                                    Investigative Opthalmology & Visual Science, 57(7):3390-3396 (2016)
                                    Biomedical Optics Express, 8(10):4706-4716 (2017)

          - [Conference] FASMI '2016, Conference on Laser and Electo-Optics (CLEO) '2015, CLEO-Pacific Rim '2015,
                                    SPIE Photonics West '2014, SPIE Nano-Bio Sensing, Imaging and Spectroscopy '2015,


  • Education
          2006 - 2010                B.S. Physics, KAIST
          2010 - 2016                Ph.D. GSNT, KAIST
          2016 - present           Post-doctoral Researcher, KAIST

  • Research Interest
          - In Vivo Multi-Scale Imaging with Near-Infrared Laser
          - In Vivo Analysis of Cellular Effects by THz Wave Irradiation
          - In Vivo Retinal Imaging with Advanced Confocal Microscopy System
   Howon Seo
       - email : howonseo@kaist.ac.kr
  • Education/Experience
          2008 - 2011                B.S. Biochemistry, Chungnam National Univeristy
          2011 - 2012                Researcher Student in GSNT, KAIST
          2012 - 2018                Ph.D. GSNT, KAIST

  • Research Interest
          - In Vivo Quantitation of Circulating Tumor Cell with Real-time Confocal Microscopy
          - Multi-modal High Resoultion Observation of Airway in Athma Animal Model
  • Accomplishment

          - [Award] Best poster award, International 5th THz-Bio Workshop '2014 

          - [Publication] Biomedical Optics Express, 6(10):3963-72, Sep. 2015

          - [Conference] Conference on Laser and Electro-Optics (CLEO) '2017, 2015
                                    Korean Society for Investigative Dermatology (KSID) '2016, CLEO-Pacific Rim '2015
  • Education
          2006 - 2012                B.S. Nanomedical engineering, Pusan National University
          2012 - 2018                Ph.D. GSNT, KAIST

  • Research Interest
          - Development of Endoscopic Optica Probe for Minimally Invasive Visualization
  • Accomplishment

          - [Publication] Biomedical Optics Express, 6(10):4154-64, Sep. 2015
                                    Optics & Laser Technology, 73:69-76, Oct. 2015
  
          - [Conference] SPIE Photonics West '2014
                                    
  • Education
          2008 - 2012                B.S. Nanomedical engineering, Pusan National University
          2012 - 2018                Ph.D. GSNT, KAIST

  • Research Interest
          - Comprehensive 3D Visualization of Biological Tissue
          - Repetitive Visualization of Tumor Characteristics Using Imaging Chamber
          - Visualization of Cellular Dynamics in Hepatic Ischemia-reperfusion Injury Model
                                    
  • Accomplishment

          - [Award] Young Scientist Program (YSP) Fellowship Award, 24th IUBMB Congress & 15th FAOBMB Congress '2018
                           Excellence Poster Award, KVSMO 2017 & 15th Japan-Korea Joint Symposium of Vascular Biology '2017

          - [Publication]  PLoS ONE, 12(11):e0187660, Nov. 2017

          - [Conference]  24th IUBMB Congress & 15th FAOBMB Congress '2018
                                      EMBO|EMBL Symposia '2017 - Seeing is Believing
                                      Vascular Science & Medicine Organization (VSMO) '2015
                                      Asia-Pacific Laser Symposium (APLS) '2016
  • Work Exprience
          2020 - pres.                Samsung Display

  • Education
          2010 - 2014                B.S. Life Science, Sogang University
          2014 - 2020                Ph.D.  GSNT, KAIST

  • Research Interest
          - In Vivo Imaging of Bone Marrow in Bone Marrow Transplantation Model
          - 3D Spatial / Temporal Visualization of Lymph Node by CLARITY Technique



  • Accomplishment

          - [Award] Best Presentation Award, Korean Society of Emergency Medicine (KSEM) Fall Meeting '2016
                            Best Poster Award, Vascular Science & Medicine Organization Annual Meeting '2016
                            Global Ph.D. Fellowship, '2015

          - [Conference]  World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (WFSICCM) '2015
                                      Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) Annual Congress '2016

  • Education
          2003 - 2009                M.D. Chonbuk National University
          2009 - 2014                Intern / Resident in Emergency Medicine, SNUH
          2012 - 2014                M.S. Clinical Medical Science, Seoul National University
          2014 - 2018                Ph.D. GSMSE, KAIST

  • Research Interest
         - Visualization of Pulmonary Microcirculation in Sepsis-induced ARDS
          - In vivo Immunosurveillance of Pulmonary Hypertension

   Eunji Kong
       - email :  kong5202@kaist.ac.kr

  • Education
          2012 - 2016               B.S. Department of Biological Sciences, KAIST      
          2016 -  present          M.S./Ph.D. Course in GSMSE, KAIST


  • Research Interest
          - Development of deep tissue imaging system with endomicroscopy
          - Hippocampal representation of social information

  • Accomplishment

          - [Award] Best Paper Award, Annual Biophotonics Conference (ABC) '2019
                             Best Paper Award, Korean Society for Vascular Biology and Medicine(KVBM) Annual Meeting '2018

          - [Conference]  SPIE Nano-Bio Sensing, Imaging & Spectroscopy (NBSIS) '2017






  • Accomplishment

          - [Award]  Poster Award, Korean Society of Vascular Biology and Medicine (KVBM) Annual Meeting '2019
                            Travel Grant Award, MPFI Neuroimaging Course '2019
                            Best Paper Award, International Biomedical Engineering Conference (IBEC) '2016
                            Young Investigator Best Research Award, Annual Biophotonics Conference (ABC) '2016
                            Encouragement Award, KAIST 2016 URP workshop '2016

          - [Publication] Biomedical Optics Express, 10(6), 2719-2729 (2019)

          - [Conference]  Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience Neuroimaging Course '2019
                                     Korea Society for Brain and Neuroscience (KSBNS) '2017
                                     Conference on Laser and Electro-Optics (CLEO) '2017, Annual Biophotonics Conference (ABC) ' 2017
   Haeun Kim
       - email : haeunkim@kaist.ac.kr
   
  • Education
          2008 - 2016                B.S. Department of Accounting, Chungnam University         

  • Experience
          2016 - present             IVMVL Administator, KAIST

   Sujung Hong
       - email :  sujungh@kaist.ac.kr

  • Education
          2013 - 2017               B.S. Nano Physics, Sookmyung women's University
          2017 -  present          M.S./Ph.D. Course in GSNT, KAIST

  • Research Interest
          - Development of Endoscopic tool for in vivo tissue imaging
          - Optical clearing of Biological tissue





   Jehwi Jeon
       - email : theaitetos@kaist.ac.kr
   
  • Education
           2008 - 2014     M.D. Yeungnam University
           2014 - 2019    Intern/Resident in Ophthalmology, Yeungnam University Hospital
           2016 - 2018    M.S. Ophthalmology, Yeungnam University
           2019 - Present    Ph.D. Course in Biomedical Science and Engineering, KAIST

  • Research Interest
          - Blood flow of retinal vessels in diabetic retinopathy
          - Role of retinal microglia in retinal degeneration


  • Accomplishment

          - [Award] Best Paper Award, Best Poster Award in the Korean ophthalmological society conference '2018

          - [Publication]  J Korean Ophthalmol Soc., 59(8):703-710, 2018
                                       J Korean Ophthalmol Soc., 59(7):676-679, 2018

          - [Conference]  Asia Pacific Retinal Imaging Society (APRIS) '2019, Annual Biophotonics Conference (ABC) '2019,
                                        Korea society of Vascular Biology and Medicine (KVBM) '2019, Optical congress '2019
  • Accomplishment

          - [Publication] International Journal of Oral Science, 11:25 (2019)

          - [Conference] Annual Biophotonics Conference (ABC) ' 2019 ' 2018, Optics and Photonics Congress (OPC) '2019
                                      Korean Society for Vascular Biology and Medicine (KVBM) '2018
                                      Advanced Laser and Their Applications (ALTA) '2018
  • Accomplishment

          - [Award] Global Ph.D. Fellowship, National Research Foundation of Korea '2018
                            Best Poster Award, Korean Organoid Society Annual Meeting '2018

          - [Conference] International Conference of Korean Dementia Association '2019
                                     International Vascular Biology Meeting (IVBM) ' 2018
                                     
                                     
   Ju Hee Back
       - email : qorwngml@kaist.ac.kr
   
  • Education
          2014 - 2018                B.S. Pharmaceutical Engineering , International University of Korea 

  • Experience
          2018 - present             IVMVL Researcher, KAIST


In Vivo Micro-Visualization Laboratory

Graduate School of Medical Science and Engineering (GSMSE)
Graduate School of Nanoscience and Technology (GSNT)
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)