최연희

Professor

Choi, Yeonhee

  • Major : Plant Embryogenesis and Epigenetics
  • Lab. : Laboratory of Plant Embryogenesis and Epigenetics
  • Office : 502-632
  • Office Tel. : +82-2-880-6675
  • Lab Tel. : +82-2-880-4430
  • Website : http://biosci.snu.ac.kr/yhchoi
  • Email : yhc@snu.ac.kr

최연희
Research
Bioinformatics Developmental Biology Genetics Genomics Molecular Biology Plant Sciences
1. Genetic and Epigenetic Regulation of gemetogenesis and embryogenesis in Arabidopsis

2. The role of DEMETER DNA demethylase in epigenetic interaction and communication between endosperm and embryo

3. Variation of DNA methylation among different individuals of the same species and its impact during evolution

4. Epigenetic reprogramming from leaf to callus
Education/Career
Education
  • - 1991.3 - 1995.8 Ph.D. Department of Biology, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea Plant Molecular Biology Dissertation: Developmental regulation of the embryo-specific thionin-like protein gene in soybean.
  • - 1989.3 - 1991.2 M.S. Department of Botany, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea Major - Plant Molecular Biology Thesis: Structure and expression in tobacco cells of potato proteinase inhibitor II genes
  • - 1985.3 - 1989.2 B.S. Department of Botany, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Career
  • - 2015. 4 - Present Professor in School of Biological Science, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
  • - 2009. 4 - 2015. 3 Associate Professor in School of Biological Science, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
  • - 2004.12 - 2009. 2 Assistant Professor in School of Biological Science, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
  • - 2001. 9 - 2004.12 Post Graduate Research Fellow in University of California, Berkeley, Supervisor: Dr. Robert L. Fischer
  • - 1996. 9 - 2001 .8 Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar in University of California, Berkeley, Supervisor: Dr. Robert L. Fischer
  • - 1995 .9 - 1996. 8 Research Fellow in Research Center for Cell Differentiation, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea. Supervisor: Dr. Jong Seob Lee
Publications
  1. Hyunjin Yoo, Kyunghyuk Park, Jaehoon Lee, Seunga Lee, Yeonhee Choi (2021). An Optimized Method for the Construction of a DNA Methylome from Small Quantities of Tissue or Purified DNA from Arabidopsis Embryo. Mol Cells., 44(8), 602-612.
  2. Seohyun Kim, Jin-Sup Park, Jaehoon Lee, Kiseok Keith Lee, Ok-Sun Park, Hee-Seung Choi, Pil Joon Seo, Hyung-Taeg Cho, Jennifer M. Frost, Robert L. Fischer, Yeonhee Choi (2021). The DME demethylase regulates sporophyte gene expression, cell proliferation, differentiation, and meristem resurrection. PNAS, 118(29), e2026806118.
  3. Kyunghyuk Park, Seunga Lee, Hyunjin Yoo, Yeonhee Choi (2020). DEMETER-mediated DNA Demethylation in Gamete Companion Cells and the Endosperm, and its Possible Role in Embryo Development in Arabidopsis. Journal of Plant Biology, 63(), 321-329.
  4. Yunsook Min, Jennifer M. Frost, Yeonhee Choi (2020). Gametophytic Abortion in Heterozygotes but Not in Homozygotes: Implied Chromosome Rearrangement during T-DNA ertion at the ASF1 Locus in Arabidopsis. , 43(5), 448-458.
  5. Jooyeon Hong, Jaehoon Lee, Cheol Woong Jeong, Janie Sue Brooks, Yeonhee Choi, Jong Seob Lee (2020). Identification of Elements Responsible for Maternally-Silenced Imprinted Gene Expression of Upward Curly Leaf1, an F-box Protein Gene that Regulates Curly Leaf in Arabidopsis. Journal of Plant Biology, 63(5), 337-346.