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Professor Ja Young Moon

Visiting Scholar
  • Ph.D. Biochemistry, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1995
  • M.Sc. Chemistry, Chungang University, 1984
  • B.S. Chemistry, Chungang University, 1982
  • Biochemical, molecular, and toxicological studies on xenobiotic-metabolizing P450-dependent monooxygenases
  • Neurotoxicity of persistent organic pollutants; mining of novel genes expressed by TCDD and PCBs
  • Neurodegeneration studies using animal brain
  • Screening of neuroprotective phytochemicals
  • Prevention and reduction of halogenated environmental organic pollutants toxicities by medicinal phytochemicals
  • Expression and purification of human-derived antimicrobial peptides
  • ER stress: Molecular mechanisms of the unfolded protein response (UPR) through cell-biological, biochemical, and genetic approaches
  • Generation and characterization of mammalian reporter cell lines for both the UPR study and drug screen activating or inhibiting the UPR