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Biological Resource Center

Biological Resource Center
Objectives
Management and utiliation of the world-class bio resources and estabishment of infrastructure
  • Securing certified bio resources home and abroad, preserving and management of the resources and spread them to industry, academia and research institute.
  • Development of original technology to identify useful bio resources
  • Support for domestic and overseas service and establishment of network
Researcher
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researchers and research statement
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Cha Young Kim
/ Associate Director
  • Coordination of Biological Resource Center, Plant Cell Culture/Molecular Farming
Song-Gun Kim
/ Principal Researcher
  • Management of gram negative bacteria resources
Jung-Sook Lee
/ Principal Researcher
  • Management of gram positive bacteria, archaebacteria, classification of microorganism system and research on diversity of microorganism and ecosystem
Kyung Sook Bae
/ Principal Researcher
  • Management of actinomycetales/ yeast resources
Suk Weon Kim
/ Principal Researcher
  • Management of plant resources
Doo-Sang Park
/ Principal Researcher
  • Management of animal cell line and patented resources
Ki Hoan Nam
/ Principal Researcher
(Concurrent Position)
  • Management of patented fertilized egg of mouse
Jae Cheol Jeong
/ Senior Researcher
(Concurrent Position)
  • Establish the system to produce useful materials utilizing plant cell lines
  • Establish the system to utilize genome editing technology
  • Research on core genetic network related to plant antioxidant utilizing NGS technology
Kyung Mo Kim
/ Researcher
  • Management of fungi resources, evolution of genomics, metagenome, microbial biology
Seung Hwan Park
/ Researcher
  • Bacteria mediated cancer therapy
  • Microbiome imaging system
  • In vivo molecular imaging
Se Won Kang
/ Researcher
  • Bioinformatics
Ji Young Lee
/ Researcher
  • Studies of plant-associated microorganisms for plant growth and health.
Ju Huck Lee
/ Researcher
  • Pathogenic microbiology
Insoon Park
/ Principal Technician
  • Preservation and management of anaerobic bacteria/ lactic acid bacteria resources
Kang Hyun Lee
/ Principal Technician
  • Preservation and management of gram negative bacteria
Keun Chul Lee
/ Principal Technician
  • Preservation and management of gram negative bacteria/ archaebacteria resources
Moon Soo Rhee
/ Principal Technician
  • Preservation and management of actinomycetales resources
Jun Min Ok
/ Technician
  • Preservation and management of patented microorganism
research areas
  • Securing biological resources (standard, patent, research product, resources separated for research), preservation and spread home and abroad
  • Identification of new microbial resources and development of preservation technology
  • Creation of value through characteristic analysis on possessed microbial resources
  • Support for identification, analysis and industrial use of microorganism
  • Establishment of domestic and foreign cooperation network for biological resources
Achievements
  • Strengthening biological resources management
    • Securing new biological resources: 1,474
    • Preservation of possessed biological resources: 58,823
    • Selling and support for utilizing biological resources:8,725
    • Consignment of new microorganism: 241 [No. 3 in the world]
    • Impact factor of the paper related to possessed resources (SCI based): 365 [No. 5 in the world]
  • Papers and patents
    • Paper (SCI/NSC class super journal): 22(21/0)
    • SCI single, lead, corresponding author: 9
    • Total patent application/registration (overseas application/registration): 1/0(1/0)
  • Strengthening resource utilization network and support for industry
    • Increasing users’ accessibility by establishing online system that provides freeze drying, STR analysis and identification service
    • Identification of resources reflecting demand from the industry based on survey (in cooperation with Korea Biotechnology Industry Organization) and utilizing the survey result in the establishment of strategy for support
    • Workshop on microbial resoruces culture technology and preservation method and cooperation with domestic and overseas institutions (FIRDI of Taiwan, TISTR of Thailand, DSMZ of Germany, CCIC of China, etc.)
Outstanding Papers
  • Suk Weon Kim (Corresponding) PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY REPORTS. 9(5):331-338.
    • Mass propagation of microtubers from suspension cultures of Pinellia ternata cells and quantitative analysis of succinic acid in Pinellia tubers
  • Kyung Mo Kim (Corresponding) MARINE GENOMICS. 23(0):51-53.
    • Complete genome of a coastal marine bacterium Muricauda lutaonensis KCTC 22339T
  • Doo-Sang Park (Corresponding) ANTONIE VAN LEEUWENHOEK INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GENERAL AND MOLECULAR. 108(4):1009-1014.
    • Hyunsoonleella udoensis sp. nov., isolated from a gravel sample from a beach of Udo island, Korea
  • Doo-Sang Park (Corresponding) ARCHIVES OF MICROBIOLOGY. 197(9):1095-1099.
    • Jejuia marina nov., isolated from gravel adjacent to Geommeolle beach on Udo Island, South Korea
  • Jung-Sook Lee (Corresponding) INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC EVOLUTION MICROBIOLOGY(IJSEM). 65(10):3320-3325.
    • Sphingomonas vulcanisoli sp. nov., isolated from soil of a lava forest
  • Jung-Sook Lee (Corresponding) INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC EVOLUTION MICROBIOLOGY(IJSEM). 65(3):952-958.
    • Mucilaginibacter gotjawali sp. nov., isolated from soil of a lava forest
  • Jung-Sook Lee (Corresponding) INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC EVOLUTION MICROBIOLOGY(IJSEM). 65(9):3125-3130.
    • Cohnella collisoli sp. nov., isolated from lava forest soil
  • Jung-Sook Lee (Corresponding) MICROBIOLOGYOPEN. 4(2):301-312.
    • Pyrosequencing analysis of a bacterial community associated with lava-formed soil from the Gotjawal forest in Jeju, Korea