CONTACT INFORMATION  

Translational Genome Informatics Laboratory

Severance Biomedical Science Institute

Yonsei University College of Medicine

ABMRC #511, 50-1 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu,

Seoul 03722, South Korea.

Office: +82-2-2228-0914

  RESEARCH AREAS  

Genome analysis, Bioinformatics, NGS analysis method development

  EDUCATION  

  • Ph.D. in Bio and Brain Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea. 

Dissertation: Combined analysis of transcriptome and metabolome
Advisor: Prof. Doheon Lee

  • M.S. in Computer Science, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea.                

Thesis: An Efficient Clustering Algorithm for Categorical Data Sets
Advisor: Prof. Yoon Jun Lee

 

  • B.S. in Computer Science (Cum Laude), Sogang Univ., Seoul, Korea. 

  ACADEMIC EXPERIENCES  

  • Assistant Professor, School of Information and Communications, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)

Feb. 2013 - Present.

  • Systems Biology Research Group, Dept. of Bioengineering,  University of California, San Diego, CA USA

Aug. 2009 - Feb. 2013.         Postdoctoral Researcher

 

  • Dept. of Bio and Brain Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea

Mar. 2009 - July 2009.     Postdoctoral Researcher
Mar. 2004 - Jan. 2009.    Graduate Researcher
Mar. 2004 - Jan. 2008.    Teaching Assistant

  • German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

June 2005 - July 2005.     Visiting Researcher

  PUBLICATIONS  

JOURNAL (Peer Reviewed)

  1. Junho Kim, Sanghyeon Kim, Hojung Nam, Sangwoo Kim, Doheon Lee, "SoloDel: A probabilistic model for detecting low-frequent somatic deletions from unmatched sequencing data", Accepted.

  2. Seunghwan Jung, Sejoon Lee, Sangwoo Kim, Hojung Nam*, "Identification of Genomic Features in the Classification of Loss- and Gain-of-Function Mutation", BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015, 15(Suppl 1):S6  doi:10.1186/1472-6947-15-S1-S6

  3. Hojung Nam*, Miguel Campodonico, Aarash Bordbar, Daniel R. Hyduke, Sangwoo Kim, Bernhard O. Palsson* (*co-corresponding), "A systems approach to predict oncometabolites via context-specific genome-scale metabolic networks",  PLoS Comput Biol, 10(9): e1003837. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003837.

Conference Proceedings and Presentations (peer reviewed)

  1. Junho Kim, Sanghyeon Kim, Hojung Nam, Sangwoo Kim, Doheon Lee, "SoloDel: A probabilistic model for detecting low-frequent somatic deletions from unmatched sequencing data", Accepted.

  2. Seunghwan Jung, Sejoon Lee, Sangwoo Kim, Hojung Nam*, "Identification of Genomic Features in the Classification of Loss- and Gain-of-Function Mutation", BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015, 15(Suppl 1):S6  doi:10.1186/1472-6947-15-S1-S6

  3. Hojung Nam*, Miguel Campodonico, Aarash Bordbar, Daniel R. Hyduke, Sangwoo Kim, Bernhard O. Palsson* (*co-corresponding), "A systems approach to predict oncometabolites via context-specific genome-scale metabolic networks",  PLoS Comput Biol, 10(9): e1003837. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003837.

  PATENTS  

Doheon Lee, Bong Chul Chung, Hojung Nam, "Marker for diagnosis of papillary thyroid cancer comprising 3-indoleacetonitrile", Application No.1020090059270 (Korea)(2009.06.30)

  INVITED TALKS  

National Cancer Center (NCC, 국립암센터), "Enzyme specificity analysis & Prediction of oncometabolites in cancer", July 2013

  SKILLS  

Omics- data analysis experiences:

Gene expression (Affymatrix, NimbleGen tiling array), ChIP-chip, Illumina sequencing data, GC-MS, KEGG pathway, Gene Ontology

Programming languages:

C, Java, Python, MATLAB, R

  ACTIVITY & AWARDS  

Last Update: July 22, 2013