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Kyoung Jae Won

Research Assistant Professor of Genetics
Department: Genetics

Contact information
Institute for Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism
Perelman School of Medicine
12-111 Smilow Center for Translational Research
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Lab: 215-746-8424
B.Sc. (Electronics)
Chung-Ang University, Korea, 1996.
M.Sc. (Electronics )
Chung-Ang University, Korea, 1999.
Ph.D. (Electronics and Computer Science)
University of Southampton, UK, 2005.
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Selected Publications

Nguyen Nha, Vo An, Won Kyoung-Jae: A wavelet-based method to exploit epigenomic language in the regulatory region. Bioinformatics (Oxford, England) 30(7): 908-14, Apr 2014.

Alenghat Theresa, Osborne Lisa C, Saenz Steven A, Kobuley Dmytro, Ziegler Carly G K, Mullican Shannon E, Choi Inchan, Grunberg Stephanie, Sinha Rohini, Wynosky-Dolfi Meghan, Snyder Annelise, Giacomin Paul R, Joyce Karen L, Hoang Tram B, Bewtra Meenakshi, Brodsky Igor E, Sonnenberg Gregory F, Bushman Frederic D, Won Kyoung-Jae, Lazar Mitchell A, Artis David: Histone deacetylase 3 coordinates commensal-bacteria-dependent intestinal homeostasis. Nature Nov 2013.

Won Kyoung-Jae, Zhang Xian, Wang Tao, Ding Bo, Raha Debasish, Snyder Michael, Ren Bing, Wang Wei: Comparative annotation of functional regions in the human genome using epigenomic data. Nucleic acids research 41(8): 4423-32, Apr 2013.

Xie Ruiyu, Everett Logan J, Lim Hee-Woong, Patel Nisha A, Schug Jonathan, Kroon Evert, Kelly Olivia G, Wang Allen, D'Amour Kevin A, Robins Allan J, Won Kyoung-Jae, Kaestner Klaus H, Sander Maike: Dynamic chromatin remodeling mediated by polycomb proteins orchestrates pancreatic differentiation of human embryonic stem cells. Cell stem cell 12(2): 224-37, Feb 2013.

Won Kyoung-Jae, Xu Zheng, Zhang Xian, Whitaker John W, Shoemaker Robert, Ren Bing, Xu Yang, Wang Wei: Global identification of transcriptional regulators of pluripotency and differentiation in embryonic stem cells. Nucleic acids research 40(17): 8199-209, Sep 2012.

Won Kyoung-Jae, Ren Bing, Wang Wei: Genome-wide prediction of transcription factor binding sites using an integrated model. Genome biology 11(1): R7, 2010.

Won Kyoung-Jae, Sandelin Albin, Marstrand Troels Torben, Krogh Anders: Modeling promoter grammars with evolving hidden Markov models. Bioinformatics (Oxford, England) 24(15): 1669-75, Aug 2008.

Won Kyoung-Jae, Chepelev Iouri, Ren Bing, Wang Wei: Prediction of regulatory elements in mammalian genomes using chromatin signatures. BMC bioinformatics 9: 547, 2008.

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