Ji Hyung Jun, Ph.D. | Department of Biological Sciences

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Ji Hyung Jun, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow
Office: 
Room #A126-A
Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76203
940-369-7235
JiHyung.Jun@unt.edu
Education: 
Ph.D. Pohang University of Science and Technology, Plant Molecular Genetics - 2002
M.S. Pohang University of Science and Technology, Plant Molecular Genetics - 1997
B.S. Chungnam National University, Microbiology - 1995
Research: 
Jun/2013 - Present Postdoctoral Fellow (Advisor: Dr. Richard Dixon), University of North Texas, Biological Sciences
Apr/2012 - May/2013 Postdoctoral Fellow (Advisor: Dr. Richard Dixon), Plant Biology Division, The Noble Foundation, USA
Sep/2010 - Mar/2012 Postdoctoral Researcher Fellow (P.I., Dr. Hong Gil Nam), Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)
2005 - Aug/2010 Postdoctoral Research Fellow (P.I., Dr. Jennifer Fletcher), Dept. of Plant and Microbial biology, UC Berkeley/Plant Gene Expression Centre (PGEC)
2004 - 2005 Visiting Scholar, UC Berkeley/PGEC
2002 - 2003 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Biotech Center of POSTECH
Publications: 
  1. Richard A. Dixon, Chenggang Liu and Ji Hyung Jun. (2012). Metabolic engineering of anthocyanins and condensed tannins in plants. Current Opinion in Biotechnology http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2011.03.031.
  2. Elisa Fiume, Mona Monfared, Ji Hyung Jun and Jennifer C. Fletcher. (2011). CLE polypeptide signaling gene expression in Arabidopsis embryos. Plant Signaling & Behavior 6: 443-444.
  3. Moon-Soo Chung, Ping Huang, Chan Man Ha, Ji Hyung Jun, Sung-Ju Ahn, Fu-chun Zhang, Hyun-Jong Bae, Baik Ho Cho and Cheol Soo Kim. (2011). Molecular Identification and Physiological Characterization of a Putative Novel Plasma Membrane Protein from Arabidopsis Involved in Glucose Response. J. Plant Biol. 54:57-64.
  4. Ji Hyung Jun, Elisa Fiume, Adrienne Roeder, Ling Meng, Vijay K. Sharma, Karen S. Osmont, Catherine Baker, Chan Man Ha, Elliot M. Meyerowitz, Lewis J. Feldman and Jennifer C. Fletcher. (2010). Comprehensive analysis of CLE gene expression and over-expression activity in Arabidopsis. Plant Physiology 154: 1721-1736.
  5. Ji Hyung Jun, Chan Man Ha and Jennifer C. Fletcher. (2010). BLADE-ON-PETIOLE1 Coordinates organ determinacy and axial polarity in Arabidopsis by directly activating ASYMMETRIC LEAVES2. Plant Cell 22: 62-76.
  6. Cristel C. Carles*, Chan Man Ha*, Ji Hyung Jun*, Elisa Fiume and Jennifer C. Fletcher. (2010). (Co-first contributor) Analyzing shoot apical meristem development. Biomedical and Life Sciences 655:105-129.
  7. Chan Man Ha*, Ji Hyung Jun* and Jennifer C. Fletcher. (2010). (Co-first contributor) Shoot Apical Meristem Form and Function. Curr Top Dev Biol. 91C:103-140.
  8. Chan Man Ha, Ji Hyung Jun and Jennifer C. Fletcher. (2010). BLADE-ON-PETIOLE1 and 2 Control Arabidopsis Leaf Morphogenesis Through Regulation of YABBY and KNOX Genes. Genetics 186:197-206.
  9. Ji Hyung Jun, Elisa Fiume and Jennifer C. Fletcher. (2008). The CLE family of plant polypeptide signaling molecules. Cell Mol Life Sci. 65: 743-755.
  10. Chan Man Ha, Ji Hyung Jun, Hong Gil Nam and Jennifer C. Fletcher. (2007). BLADE-ON-PETIOLE1 and 2 Control Arabidopsis Lateral Organ Fate through Regulation of LOB Domain and Adaxial-Abaxial Polarity Genes. Plant Cell 19: 1809-1825.
  11. Chan Man Ha*, Ji Hyung Jun*, Hong Gil Nam and Jennifer C. Fletcher. (2004). (Co-first contributor) BLADE-ONPETIOLE1 Encodes a BTB/POZ Domain Protein Required for Leaf Morphogenesis in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant and Cell Physiology 45(10): 1361-1370.
  12. Chan Man Ha, Gyung-Tae Kim, Byung Chul Kim, Ji Hyung Jun, Moon Soo Soh, Yoshihisa Ueno, Yasunori Machida, Hirokazu Tsukaya and Hong Gil Nam. (2003). The BLADE-ON-PETIOLE 1 gene controls leaf pattern formation through the modulation of meristematic activity in Arabidopsis. Development 130: 161-172.
  13. Ji Hyung Jun, Chan Man Ha and Hong Gil Nam. (2002). Involvement of the VEP1 gene in vascular strand development in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant and Cell Physiology 43(3): 323-330.
  14. Ji Hyung Jun, Dea Shik Cho, June Myung Kwak, Chan Man Ha, Yu Shin Park, Baik Ho Cho, David A. Patton and Hong Gil Nam. (2001). Random antisense cDNA mutagenesis as an efficient functional genomic approach in higher plants. Planta 214: 668-674.
  15. Suk Whan Hong, Ji Hyung Jun, June Myung Kwak and Hong Gil Nam. (1997). Identification of a receptor-like protein kinase gene rapidly induced by abscisic acid, dehydration, high salt and cold treatments in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Physiology 113: 1203-1212.
  1. Ji Hyung Jun, Chan Man Ha and Jennifer C. Fletcher. (2009) BLADE-ON-PETIOLE1 Coordinates organ determinacy and axial polarity in Arabidopsis by directly activating ASYMMETRIC LEAVES2. The 20th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  2. Chan Man Ha, Ji Hyung Jun, Hong Gil Nam, and Jennifer C. Fletcher. (2007) BLADE-ON-PETIOLE1 and 2 Control Arabidopsis Lateral Organ Fate through Regulation of LOB Domain and Adaxial-Abaxial Polarity Genes. The 18th International Conference on Arabidopsis Research in Beijing, China.
  3. Ji Hyung Jun, Cheol Soo Kim, Dea Shik Cho, Hirokasu Tsukaya, Chan Man Ha, Hauzhong Shi and Hong Gil Nam (1998) Random antisense mutagenesis for isolation of plant genes. 16th international conference on plant growth substance in Nippon Convention center, Japan.
  4. Ji Hyung Jun, Cheol Soo Kim, and Hong Gil Nam (1997) Random antisense mutagenesis in Arabidopsis for molecular genetic analysis of plant senescence. Korean Society of Molecular Biology.

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