Joeng Laboratory

Yeonju Lee

Yeonju Lee

Postdoctoral Fellow

Contact Information

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
360 Stemmler Hall,
36th Street and Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104
yeonju.lee@pennmedicine.upenn.edu

Education

Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology & Bioindustry)
Catholic University of Daegu, Korea

Master of Science (Molecular Medicine)
Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Korea

Ph.D. in Molecular Medicine
Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Korea

Area of Special Interest

Tendon & Bone
Areas of scientific interest include image-based analyses of functional tissue development, cell differentiation, and mechanism identification.

Publication

  1. Lee YJ, Park SY, Lee SJ, Boo YC, Choi JY, Kim JE.
    Ucma, a direct transcriptional target of Runx2 and Osterix, promotes osteoblast differentiation and nodule formation. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2015 Aug;23(8):1421-31
  2. Lee YJ, Park SY, Park EK, Kim JE.
    Unique cartilage matrix-associated protein regulates fibrillin-2 expression and directly interacts with fibrillin-2 protein independent of calcium binding. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2019 Apr;551(2):221-227

Awards

  1. 2016 Encuragement Award at Cell & Matrix research Institue, Kyungpook National University in Korea
  2. 2015 Plenary Poster at American Society for Bone and mineral Research Annual Meeting in USA
  3. 2014 Best Presentation Award (Oral presentation) at Asia-Pacific Bone & Mineral Research Meeting & Korean Society for Bone and Mineral Research Meeting in Korea
  4. 2012 Travel Grant Award (Oral presentation) at Korean Society for Bone and Mineral Research Meeting in Korea
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