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Joon Lee


PhD. Materials Science and Engineering, UCSD (current)

M.S. Chemistry, Yonsei University

B.S. Chemistry, Yonsei University

Project:  Structural and nanomechanical properties of toxic amyloid beta in lipid membranes studied using AFM and nanophotonics sensors

Research Interest: AFM, amyloid beta, alzheimers, nanophotonic sensors

  • Participated in The Biophysical Society annual meeting, San Francisco, U.S.A. Feb 2010
  • Poster presentation on “A Nano-Array Platform for Single Molecule Force-Optical Studies of Proteins: A Case Study of Human Nucleolar Phosphoprotein-140 (hNopp140)” (first author)
  • Participated in The Korean Society of Chemistry Conference, Seoul, Korea. Apr 2009
  • Poster presentation on “Single Molecule Force-Optical Spectroscopy of Green Fluorescent Proteins Immobilized on Patterned Surface” (first author)

Awards/Fellowships Earned

  • KT&G Scholarship (2009 – 2011)
  • UCSD Frontiers of Innovation Scholars Program (2015)