Won-Jae Lee

His current position is a Professor at School of Biological Science, Seoul National University in South Korea.

Honors:
2006: “Macrogen Investigator Award”, Korean Society for Molecular and Cellular Biology.
2007: “The scientist of the Month Award”, Korea Ministry of Education, Science and Technology.
2009: “Academic Research Award”, Korean Society for Molecular and Cellular Biology.
2010: “Kyung-Ahm Prize”, Kyung-Ahm Education and Culture Foundation.
2013: “Dongheon Award”, Korean Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

 

Selected Publications as a corresponding author:

  1. Won-Jae Lee & Koji Hase. Gut Microbiota-generated Metabolites in Animal Health and Disease. Nature Chem Biol (2014) 10, 416-424
  2. Kyung-Ah Lee, Sung-Hee Kim,  Eun-Kyoung Kim,  Eun-Mi Ha,  Hyejin You,  Boram Kim,  Min-Ji Kim, Youngjoo Kwon,  Ji-Hwan Ryu, And Won-Jae Lee. Bacterial-derived Uracil as a Modulator of Mucosal Immunity and Gut-microbe Homeostasis in Drosophila. Cell. 2013, 153, 797-811.
  3. Shin SC, Kim SH, You H, Kim B, Kim AC, Lee KA, Yoon JH, Ryu JH, Lee WJ. Drosophila Microbiome Modulates Host Developmental and Metabolic Homeostasis via Insulin Signaling. Science. 2011, 334, 670-4.
  4. Ha EM, Lee KA, Seo YY, Kim SH, Lim JH, Oh BH, Kim J, Lee WJ. Coordination of Multiple Dual Oxidase-regulatory Pathways in Responses to Commensal and Infectious Microbes in Drosophila Gut. Nature Immunology 2009 Sep;10(9):949-57.
  5. Lee WJ. Bacterial-Modulated Host Immunity and Stem Cell Activation for Gut Homeostasis. 2009 Genes & Development 2009 Oct 1;23(19):2260-5.
  6. Ha EM, Lee KA, Park SH, Kim SH, Nam HJ, Lee HY, Kang D, Lee WJ. Regulation Of DUOX By The Galphaq-phospholipase Cbeta-Ca2+ Pathway in Drosophila Gut Immunity. Developmental Cell. 2009 Mar 17;16(3):386-97
  7. Ryu JH, Kim SH, Lee HY, Bai JY, Nam YD, Bae JW, Lee DG, Shin SC, Ha EM, Lee WJ. Innate Immune Homeostasis by the Homeobox Gene Caudaland Commensal-gut Mutualism in Drosophila. Science. 2008 Feb 8 319(5864):777-82
  8. In-Hwan Jang, Naoyuki Chosa, Sung-Hee Kim, Hyuck-Jin Nam, Lemaitre B., Ochiai M., Kambris Z., Brun S., Carl Hashimoto, Masaaki Ashida, Paul T. Brey, Won-Jae Lee. A Spätzle Processing Enzyme Required for Toll Signaling Activation in Drosophila Innate Immunity. Developmental Cell. 2006 10(1), 45-55.
  9. Eun-Mi Ha, Chun-Taek Oh, Ji-Hwan Ryu, Yun-Soo Bae, Sang-Won Kang, In-Hwan Jang, Brey PT,    Won-Jae Lee.  An Antioxidant System Required for Host Protection Against Gut Infection in Drosophila. Developmental Cell. 2005 Jan;8(1):125-32.
  10. Eun-Mi Ha, C.T. Oh, Y. S. Bae, Won-Jae Lee. A Direct Role for Dual Oxidase in Drosophila Gut Immunity. Science. 2005 310(5749):847-50.