Chung Lab @ RPI
News

  • Feb 2021
    • We are psyched to be receiving a grant (mid-career researcher program) from NRF (sole PI; ~$1M for 5 years).
    • A new paper led by Dr. Ryu at KIST has been accepted for publication in Advanced Science!
    • Farewell and good luck, Byeongjoo! You will be missed! (photo credit to YJ)



  • Jan 2021
    • We do welcome our new addition, Hyelee!
    • Hasung successfully defended his M.S. thesis, and is joining Samsung Biologics, congrats!!


  • Nov 2020
    • Byeongju won the oral presentation award at the 2020 fall Biochip conference. Way to go!


    • New ACS Nano journal cover is out!


  • Oct 2020
    • Our work on mcrofluidic gene delivery into hard-to-transfect primary cells has been accepted for publication in ACS Nano. Many congrats to Jeongsoo and all co-authors! Link.
    • Three posters will be presented at microTAS2020!
    • Lab dinner celebrating a few good news.


  • Sep 2020
    • We are welcoming our new addition, You Jeong!

  • July 2020
    • GY successfully defended her M.S. thesis! Many congrats and wishing you all the best in your future endeavors at KIST!
    • We are welcoming our new addition, Eunsung!
    • Prof. Chung will deliver a talk at the SAIT (Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology).

  • May 2020
    • We do welcome our new addition, Chan!
    • Prof. Chung won the Seok-Top Teaching Award (awarded to instructors whose courses are listed on the top 5% purely based on students' course evaluations). Congrats! Link.
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at the SelectScience Virtual Summit on Cancer and Immunology Research 2020 (May 10-13). Exact date/time TBA. Feel "free" to join!

  • Apr 2020
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at the KU-KIST colloquium series (online).
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at the Sookmyung Women's University Biology Department colloquium series (online).

  • Mar 2020
    • The ACS Nano paper has been featured in multiple sources. OIST, KU, Eurekalert, Nanowerk, Phys.org, and more!
    • Prof. Chung will serve as a microTAS TPC member for the next three years.
    • Our paper on spiral hydroporation is featured as a journal cover.


  • Feb 2020
    • Our work on intracellular delivery via spiral vortex has been accepted for publication in ACS Nano. Congrats to GeoumYoung and many thanks to our collaborators including Prof. Amy Shen at OIST and Prof. Inhee Choi at the Univ. of Seoul. Article Link
    • Check Prof. Chung's SelectScience SLAS2020 video interview on our intracellular delivery work! Link.

  • Dec 2019
    • Prof. Chung has been named as one of the SLAS Innovation Award Finalists. Congrats! Link.
    • Prof. Chung received the Seok-Top Teaching Award (Awarded to the top 5% instructors purely based on student course evaluations) Link.

  • Nov 2019
    • Prof. Chung presented the lab's research progress at the Samsung Annual Forum.
    • Byeongju and GeoumYoung both won the poster awards from the 2019 BioChip Fall meeting. Congrats!
    • Hasung delivered a talk on his work and won the outstanding paper award from KOSOMBE. Way to go!
    • Prof. Chung received the Young Investigator Award from KOSOMBE. Link.


  • Oct 2019
    • Jeongsoo delivered an oral presentation at microTAS in Basel, Switzerland! Two thumbs up!
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at the KU Medicine R&BD Fair.
    • Gi-beom joins the lab. Welcome!
    • Bowling!


  • Sep 2019
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at the annual fall meeting of the Korean Society for Biomaterials.
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at the Asan Medical Center.

  • Jun 2019
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at ICMAT in Singapore.
    • Prof. Chung on Korea University Youtube Channel. Link
    • Lab outing again! Go Bears!


  • May 2019
    • We will be at the BioChip Conference. Meet you there!
    • Our paper on "Hydroporator" is highlighted as a front journal cover in Lab on a Chip journal. Yay!

    • Lab outing with Prof. Choi's group! (image courtesy of S. Lee)


  • Apr 2019
    • A new paper on "Hydroporator" is accepted to Lab on a Chip. Many congrats to all co-authors! Link
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at Yonsei University Mechanical Engineering.
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at the School of Life Science in GIST.
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at Seoul National University Hospital.
    • This is hilarious! Thanks, GY!


  • Mar 2019
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at Ewha University Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering Department.
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at the School of Future Convergence at Hallym University.
    • We've moved to a larger lab space! Please find us in Room #160 and 161.


  • Feb 2019
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at the Postech CBE Dept.
    • A new review article on inertial microfluidics is accepted to BioChip Journal. Link

  • Jan 2019
    • A warm welcome to our new lab member, Eunsil!
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), Okinawa, Japan.
    • Nature Nanotechnology paper is now on-line. Link. Congrats and many thanks to all co-authors!

  • Dec 2018
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at the IEEE-NanoMED 2018.
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at the Korea Food Research Institute (KFRI).

  • Nov 2018
    • Prof. Chung received the New Investigator Award from the Korean BioChip Society Link.
    • Jeongsoo wins the Best Poster Award from the BioChip conference. Yay! Link.
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at the SMIT-IBEC 2018.
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at the School of Medicine, Korea University.
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at the Young Researcher Group Workshop at Konkuk University.
    • The Chung lab reunion at MicroTAS (it would be great if Yanxiang could make it). Anyhow it was great seeing you and best wishes again!


  • Oct 2018
    • We are very grateful to be receiving support (>$2.2M for next 4.5 years) from Samsung Research Funding & Incubation Center for Future Technology (삼성미래기술육성사업) for developing next generation microfluidic intracellular delivery platforms. Read KU Story News Link.

  • Sep 2018
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at the School of Life Science in UNIST.

  • Aug 2018
    • We welcome our new addition, Ha Sung!
    • Prof. Chung on KU story again! Link.

  • July 2018
  • Jun 2018
    • Kevin's paper got accepted in Advanced Science! Many Congrats!
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at the 2018 ISMM conference as a Keynote speaker.

  • May 2018
    • Prof. Chung received the Seok-Top Teaching Award (Awarded to the top 5% instructors purely based on student course evaluations).
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at the KOBMBE conference.
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at the Korea Electronics Technology Institute (KETI).
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at the Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biotechnology at KonKuK University.

  • Apr 2018
    • Prof. Chung on KU story! Link

  • Mar 2018
    • Yanxiang's paper is accepted in Nano Letters! Way to go!
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at Korea University Chemical and Biological Engineering Department.

  • Feb 2018
    • We are proud to announce that the lab's 2nd PhD student, Yanxiang Deng has successfully defended. Yanxiang developed his thesis on cell mechanotyping and intracellular delivery through inertial microfluidics. Many congrats and all the best for his post-doc training at Yale BME under Prof. Rong Fan. Congrats, Dr. Deng!!!


    • We are welcoming our new lab additions, Jeong Soo and Byeongjuo!

  • Jan 2018
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at KIST (Korea Institute of Science and Technology).
    • We are welcoming our new lab addition, Geoum Young!

  • Nov 2017
    • The lab's first doctoral student, Kevin Paulsen, successfully defended. Kevin presented his work, “Complex-shaped particle fabrication from inertial microfluidics” and he will join LLNL (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) next Jan. Thank you so much for the last 4.5 years and many congrats, Dr. Paulsen! Enjoy your new chapter in sunny California! ! Way to go!


    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at the Yonsei University BME Department.
    • Prof. Chung will give a talk at the BioChip conference.

  • Oct 2017
    • Chung lab members attend the microTAS held in Savannah, GA, USA. Great job, Yanxiang, and Kevin!


    • Kevin wins the Micromachines travel grant award! Way to go!


  • Aug 2017
    • We are now at Korea University!