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SELECTBIO Conferences Microfluidics, Circulating Biomarkers & Exosomes Asia 2020

Yoon-Kyoung Cho's Biography

Yoon-Kyoung Cho, Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Ulsan National Institute of Science & Technology; Group leader, IBS; FRSC, Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry

Yoon-Kyoung Cho is a full professor of Biomedical Engineering at UNIST and a group leader in the Center for Soft and Living Matter at the Institute for Basic Science (IBS), Republic of Korea. She is a member of the National Academy of Engineering of Korea (NAEK) and a Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC). She serves as a director at the Chemical and Biological Microsystems Society (CBMS) and an associate editor for Lab on a chip. She received her Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 1999, having obtained her M.S. and B.S. in Chemical Engineering from POSTECH in 1994 and 1992, respectively. She worked as a senior researcher (1999–2008) at Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), where she helped create biomedical in vitro diagnostic instruments. Her research spans a broad spectrum from fundamental scientific exploration to translational efforts, focusing primarily on microfluidics and nanomedicine. Her current research topics include a lab-on-a-disc for the detection of rare cells and biomarkers, quantitative analysis of single cells, and system analysis of cellular communication. She published over 135 journal papers and over 205 issued patents, many of which helped Samsung Electronics and two start-ups (Clinomics and LabSpinner) build commercial products. Discover more at

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