최석우

Professor

Choi, Sukwoo

최석우
Research
Neurobiology

Conscious awareness of emotional responses 

 ● Animal models with a new concept
 ● In vivo single unit recordings, optogenetics, pharmacology, immunohistochemistry

Education/Career
Education
  • - 1993.9 - 1997.8 Ph.D. : Neurobiology, Vanderbilt University
  • - 1989.3 - 1991.2 Master : Zoology, Seoul National University
  • - 1985.3 - 1989.2 Bachelor : Zoology, Seoul National University
Career
  • - 2013.9- Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University
  • - 2008.4-2013.8 Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University
  • - 2003.5-2008.3 Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University
  • - 2000.9-2003.4 Assistant Professor, Ewha Womans University Neuroscience Research Center
  • - 1997.6-2000.8 Post Doctorate, Stanford Medical School
Publications
  1. Lee S, Song B, Kim J, Park K, Hong I, An B, Song S, Lee J, Park S, Kim J, Park D, Lee CJ, Kim K, Shin KS, Tsien RW, Choi S. Nat Neurosci. (2013) GluA1 phosphorylation at serine 831 in the lateral amygdala is required for fear renewal. 16(10):1436-44.
  2. AMPA receptor exchange underlies transient memory destabilization on retrieval. Hong I, Kim J, Kim J, Lee S, Ko HG, Nader K, Kaang BK, Tsien RW, Choi S. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 May 14;110(20):8218-23.
  3. An B, Hong I, Choi S. (2012) Long-term neural correlates of reversible fear learning in the lateral amygdala. J Neurosci. 32(47):16845-56.
  4. Kim J, Song B, Hong I, Kim J, Lee J, Park S, Eom JY, Lee CJ, Lee S, Choi S. (2010) Reactivation of fear memory renders consolidated amygdala synapses labile. J Neurosci. 30(28):9631-40.
  5. Kim J, Lee S, Park H, Hong I, Song B, Son G, Park H, Kim WR, Park E, Choe HK, Kim H, Lee C, Sun W, Kim K, Shin KS, Choi S (2007) Amygdala depotentiation and fear extinction. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 104: 20955-20960.