AKN Laboratories

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Bae, Byoung-Il

Assistant Professor, University of Conneticut
Department of Neuroscience

Huntington disease

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Chang, Su-youne

Associate Professor, Mayo Clinic
College of medicine and science

Deep brian stimulation

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Cho, Hansang

Assistant Professor, UNC Charlotte
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Brain-on-chip; Plasmonic optofluidics

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Cho, Jun-Hyeong

Assistant Professor, University of California, Riverside
Department of Molecular, Cell, and Systems Biology

Learning and Memory

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Cho, Seo-Hee

Associate Professor, Thomas Jefferson University
Center for translational medicine

Eye, retina, development and diesease

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Cho, Sunghee

Professor, Weill Cornell Medicine/Burke Neurological Institute
Department of Neuroscience

Neuroimmunology of stroke, pathology and repair in stroke , behavior

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Choe, Yoonsuck

Professor, Texas A&M University
Department of computer science and engineering

Computational neuroscience; deep learning; sensorimotor learning; neuroevolution

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Choi, Doo-Sup

Professor, Mayo Clinic
Department of Psychiatry, Pharmacology

Neurobehavioral and addictive disorders

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Chung, Hee Jung

Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Department of molecular and integrative physiology

Neurological and behavioral disorders

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Chung, Jin Mo

Professor, University of Texas Medical Branch
Department of neuroscience and cell biology

Mechanisms of chronic pain; Neuropathic pain

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Chung, Kwanghun

Associate Professor, MIT
Department of chemical engineering

Medical imaging; brain mapping; high-throughput technologies; polymer science; tissue engineering; microfluidics

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Chung, Man-Kyo

Associate Professor, University of Maryland
Department of neural and pain sciences

Oral and craniofacial pain; alveolar bone remodeling

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Chung, Sangmi

Associate Professor, New York Medical College
Department of cell biology and anatomy, neurology / psychiatry / behavioral sciences

Translational stem cell research; schizophrenia, epilepty, and autism

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Chung, Shinjae

Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Department of neuroscience

Neural circuits for sleep and emotional brain function (hypothalamus, stress)

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Han, Kyung-An

Professor, University of Texas at El Paso
Department of Biological Sciences

Behavioral plasticity (learning, memory, drug addiction)

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Han, Sung

Assistant Professor, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Clayton foundation laboratories for peptide biology

Neuropsychiatric disorders (PTSD, panic disorders, anxiety, chronic pain, schizophrenia, autism spectrum disorder)

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Huh, Jun

Assistant Professor, Harvard University
Department of immunology

Autoimmune diseases; neurodevelopmental disorders (autism)

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Jang, Mi Hyeon

Associate Professor, Mayo Clinic
College of medicine and science

Adult neurogenesis (neural stem cell, disease pathogenesis, therapeutics)

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Je, Hyunsoo Shawn

Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School
Programme in neuroscience and behavioral disorders

Role of synapses in memory, behavior, and neurological/psychiatric disorders

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Ju, Wonkyu

Associate Professor, UCSD
Department of ophtalmology

Retinal neurodegeneration in retinal ischemia and glaucoma

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Jung, Joo Eun

Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Houston
Department of Neurology

Cerebral ischemia and hemorrhage

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Junn, Eunsung

Associate Professor, Rutgers
Department of Neurology

Parkinson's disease

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Kang, David E.

Professor, Byrd Alzheimer's Institution at USF
Byrd Alzheimer's Center

Alzheimer's disease

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Kang, Junsu

Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin
Department of cell and regenerative giology

Heart regeneration, fin regeneration, regeneration enhancer, gene regulation, genetic mutant, zebrafish

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Kang, Shin Hyuk

Assistant Professor, Temple University
Department of anatomy and cell biology

Glial progenitors and oligodendrocyte abnomalities in CNS diseases

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Kang, Un Jung

Professor, NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Department of Neurology; Neuroscience & Physiology

Molecular, cellular, and circuit mechanisms of Parkinson's disease and basal ganglia disorders; biomarkers of neurodegenerative disorders

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Kim, Albert

Associate Professor, Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Neurosurgery

Brain tumor

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Kim, Deok-Ho

Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Stem cell and tissue engineering; neuromuscular junction; axonal neuropathy; neuro-vascular tissue model

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Kim, Doo Yeon

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Department of Neurology

Alzheimer’s disease

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Kim, Eunhee

Assistant Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Department of Neurosurgery

Genetic mechanisms, biomarkers, and the inflammatory response involved in stroke and brain arteriovenous malformation (bAVM)

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Kim, Haesun

Associate Professor, Rutgers University-Newark
Department of Biological Sciences

Myelin; Traumatic brain injury

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Kim, Hee-Yong

Professor, NIH
Laboratory of molecular signaling

Mechanisms of omega-3 fatty acids in neuronal development, modulated by alcohol

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Kim, Hongkyun

Associate Professor, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Department of cell biology and anatomy

Ion channel trafficking and localization in muscle and neuron; alcohol toxicity Cellular & Molecular

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Kim, Il Hwan

Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Department of anatomy and neurobiology

Role of neural circuit pathologies in schizophrenia and autism-spectrum disorder

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Kim, In-Jung

Associate Professor, Yale School of Medicine
Department of ophtalmology and visual science

Formation and function of neural ciruits in the retina and the visual system

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Kim, Jeansok

Professor, University of Washington
Department of psychology

Effect of stress on brain and behavior; Neuronal mechanisms of associative learning

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Kim, Jongho

Instructor, Columbia University
Department of nuclear medicine

Radiology; Nuclear medicine

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Kim, Jun Hee

Associate Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio
Department of cellular and integrative physiology

Synapric function in auditory system; dynamic communication between neurons and oligidendrocytes

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Kim, Jungsu

Professor, Indiana University School of Medicine
Department of medical and molecular genetics

Neuronal and glial dysfunction in Alzheimer's disease; Aging and neurodegenerative diseases

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Kim, Kwang-Soo

Professor, McLean Hosptial/Harvard Medical School
Department of psychiatry

Midbrain dopamine neuronal system; Parkinson's disease; translational stem cell research

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Kim, Meanhwan

Senior Scientist, Allen Institute for Brain Science

Synaptic connectivity, Molecular cell types

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Kim, Seonhee

Associate Professor, Temple University
Department of anatomy and cell biology

Brain development; developmental disorders of the CNS (autism, epilepsy, etc.)

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Kim, Seonil

Assistant Professor, Colorado State University
Department of biomedical sciences

Synaptic structure and function (cognition, brain disorders, signaling pathways, receptor trafikking)

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Kim, Tae-Wan

Associate Professor, Columbia University
Department of pathology

Molecular basis of Alzheimer's disease

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Kim, Woo-Yang

Associate Professor, Kent State University
Department of bological sciences

Construction of brain and neural circuitry; neurogenesis, positioning, and connectivity

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Kim, Y. Hwan

Associate Professor, Delaware State University
Department of Biological Sciences

Neuropathy in Parkinson's disease

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Kim, Yongsoo

Assistant Professor, Penn State University
Department of neural and behavioral sciences

Brain mapping, imaging, cognitive, vascular, neuroinformatics, digital mapping

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Kim, Yoon-Seong

Associate Professor, Rutgers University
Department of Neurology

Oxidative stress-mediated neuronal death mechanism underlying Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer disease

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Kim, Yu Shin

Associate Professor, UT Health San Antonio
Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Pain, itch, sensory, injury

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Ko, Hanseok

Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Department of Neurology

Neurodegeneration; Parkinson's disease

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Ko, Ji Hyun

Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba
Department of human anatomy and cell science

Brain-imaging-based biomarkers and therapeutic brain stimulation

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Koh, Kyunghee

Associate Professor, Thomas Jefferson University
Department of neuroscience

Sleep (induction, modulation, plasticity); Drosophila

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Kwon, Chang-Hyuk

Assistant Professor, Ohio State University
Department of Neuroscience

Molecular and cellular neuroscience, Neuro-oncology

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Kwon, Hyuk Jae

Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo
Department of Oral Biology

Tooth development

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Kwon, Hyungbae

Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University
Department of Neuroscience

Synaptogenesis; labeling and control of behaviorally relevant circuits; flexible action control at cellular level

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Kwon, Jaerock

Assistant Professor, University of Michigan-Dearborn
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Neural model of perception and cognition; robotics; machine learning

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Kwon, Sung Eun“Samuel”

Assistant Professor, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Department of molecular, cellular, and developmental biology

Leraning-induced plasticity; sensory experience and stimjulus representations; emergence of task-related signals

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La, Jun-Ho

Assistant Professor, University of Texas Medical Branch
Department of neuroscience, cell biology / Anatomy

Chronic pain and therapy; pain chronification (nociplastic pain)

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Lee, Albert

Group leader, HHMI Janelia Research Campus
Lee (Albert) Lab

Spatial processing and memory, neural circuits

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Lee, Daewoo

Professor, Ohio University
Department of Biology

Genes and signaling pathways underlying dopamine and serotonine synaptic communication; Parkinson's disease; drosophila model

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Lee, Daeyeol

Professor, Johns Hopkins University
Department of Neuroscience

Systems, cognitive + computational neuroscience, neural circuits, ensembles, connectomics.

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Lee, Gabsang

Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins University
Department of neurology

Muscular dystrophy; pain management; peripheral nerve disorders

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Lee, Hey-Kyoung

Professor, Johns Hopkins University
Department of Neuroscience

Cross-modal synaptic plasticity and relations to brain disease

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Lee, Hojoon

Assistant Professor, North Western University
Department of Neurobiology

Neurobiology of taste

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Lee, Hye Young

Assistant Professor, University of Texas at San Antonio
Department of cellular and integrative physiology

Autism spectrum disorder

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Lee, Hyoung-gon

Associate Professor, University of Texas at San Antonio
Department of biology

Alzheimer's disease

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Lee, Hyun Kyoung

Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital
Department of pediatrics

Gliogenesis in neural development and neurodegenerative diseases

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Lee, Jae K.

Associate Professor, University of Miami
Department of neurological surgery

Glial and Fibrotic Scar Formation in the CNS; Axon Regeneration

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Lee, Jae Woon

Professor, University at Buffalo
Department of biological sciences

Role of transcriptional regulatory networks in metabolism

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Lee, Jae-Kyung (Jamise)

Assistant Professor, University of Georgia
Department of physiology and pharmacology

Inflammation in neurodegenerative diseases; neuroinflammation

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Lee, Jean-Pyo

Assistant Professor, Tulane University
Department of physiology

Stem cell research; neurodegenerative disease

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Lee, Jin Hyung

Associate Professor, Stanford University
Department of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Bioengineering

System-level brain circuits; Medical imaging, signal processing, genetics, and molecular biology

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Lee, Jin-Moo

Professor, Washington University
Department of Neurology

Ischemic stroke and Alzheimer's disease; Neuroplasticity and repair after stroke

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Lee, Joonhee

Assistant Professor, West Virginia University
Department of biophysics / neuroengineering

Optoelectronic neurostimulation and sensing; Optogenetics; Nano photonics; Neural interface

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Lee, Sang H.

Associate Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin
Department of pharmacology and toxicology

Synaptic plasticity; Synapse loss; Alzheimer's disease

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Lee, Soo-Kyung

Professor, University at Buffalo
Department of biological sciences

Neurodevelopment; neurogenesis; cell fate; histone; epigenetics; gene regulation

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Lee, Soohyun

Assistant Professor, NIMH, NIH
Unit on functional neural circuits

Reciprocal interactions between sensation and action as function of internal brain states

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Lee, Yune S.

Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Dallas
School of behavioral and brain sciences

Language music and cognitive functions, behavioral

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Lim, Byungkook

Assistant Professor, UCSD
Department of Neurobiology

Functional anatomy of the neural circuitry

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Lim, Daniel A.

Associate Professor, University of California, San Francisco
Department of neurological surgery

Chromatin regulators in neural development and disease

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Nam, Hyung

Assistant Professor, LSUHSC-Shreveport
Department of pharmacology

Neuropharmacology of alcoholism, psychiatric disorders, and neuroproteomics

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Oh, Won Chan

Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Denver
Department of pharmacology

Formation and plasticity of cortial circuits

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Park, In-Hyun

Associate Professor, Yale University
Department of Genetics

Investigation of genetic and epigenetic regulation of reprogramming (stem cell); brain organoids

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Park, Jinwoo

Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo
Department of biotechnical and clinical laboratory sciences

Catecholamines (dopamine, norepinephrine); limbic system ; electrochemistry-based sensors

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Park, Joongkyu

Assistant Professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology & Neurology

Synaptic plasticity; Neurotransmitter receptors; Learning & memory

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Park, Kevin (Kyung)

Associate Professor, University of Miami
Department of neurological surgery

Axon regeneration nand neuroprotection

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Park, Myung Hee

Professor, NIH
Molecular and cellular biochemistry section

Craniofacial, Developmental, Cell, and Matrix Biology; Epithelial and Salivary Gland Biology and Dysfunction

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Park, Yungki

Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo
Hunter James Kelly Research Institute

Oligodendrocytes, myelination, computational, bioinformatics

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Seo, Hyojung

Assistant Professor, Yale University
Department of psychiatry / neuroscience

Behavior, Animal; Learning; Memory; Neurophysiology; Psychiatry; Schizophrenia; Prefrontal Cortex

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Shin, Daesung

Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo
Department of Biotechnical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Krabbe leukodystrophy; Neurodegenerative disorders; Inherited Metabolic Disorders

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Son, Young-Jin

Professor, Temple University
Department of Neural Sciences, Shriners Research Center

Spinal cord regeneration, peripheral nerve regeneration, myelination, schwann cell

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Song, Joo-Hyun

Associate Professor, Brown University
Department of Cognitive, Linguistic & Psychological Sciences

Attention ; Action

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Suh, Greg

Professor, NYU langone Health
Institute for Biomolecular Medicine

Neural circuits mediating innate behaviors

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Suh, Hoonkyo

Associate Professor, Cleveland Clinic
Department of molecular medicine

Role of neurogenesis-induced neural circuits in cognition and mental stability/disorders

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Suh, Jaehong

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School
Department of Neurology

Alzheimer's disease

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Won, Hyejung

Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina
Department of genetics

Neuropsychiatric disorders; functional genomics

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Woo, Alexa (Jung_A)

Assistant Professor, Byrd Alzheimer's Institution at USF
Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology

Alzheimer's disease

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Yang, In Hong

Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Department of mechanical engineering and engineering science

Regenerative neural engineering

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Yi, Jason

Assistant Professor, Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Neuroscience

Autism spectrum disorder; Ubiquitin ligase UBE3A

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Yoo, Andrew

Associate Professor, Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Developmental Biology

Molecular mechanisms of cell type specification

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Yoo, Soonmoon

Senior research scientist; Research assistant professor, Nemours Children's Health System
Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

Axonal RNA, local protein synthesis, neurodegenerative and traumatic disease

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Yoon, Sung Ok

Associate Professor, Ohio State University
Department of biological chemistry and pharmacology

Drug discovery for Alzheimer's disease; metabolic stress; microglial function;

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