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Soo Ok Lee, Ph.D.

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Office: (585) 276-5242

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Biography

Research

Dr. Lee's research interest is in elucidating the molecular mechanisms involved in chemo- and radioresistance of lung cancer cells.

Credentials

Education

1978
BS | Korea-Yonsei University
Biochemistry

1980
MS | Korea-Yonsei University
Biochemistry

1989
PhD | Rutgers University
Molecular Biology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

09/1991 - 07/1993
Postdoctoral Research at Asan Life Science Research Center, Seoul, Korea

01/1984 - 05/1989
Predoctoral Research, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rutgers University

09/1978 - 05/1980
Research in M.S. program, Department of Biochemistry, Yonsei University

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Awards

1986 - 1988
Busch Memorial Fellowship
Location: Rutgers University

1976 - 1978
Honored Student Award
Location: Yonsei University

Publications

Journal Articles

12/2018
Zhu R, Yang X, Xue X, Shen M, Chen F, Chen X, Tsai Y, Keng PC, Chen Y, Lee SO, Chen Y. "Neuroendocrine differentiation contributes to radioresistance development and metastatic potential increase in non-small cell lung cancer." Biochimica et biophysica acta. Molecular cell research.. 2018 Dec 0; 1865(12):1878-1890. Epub 2018 Sep 15.

7/2018
Shen M, Chen Y, Xu L, Zhu R, Xue X, Tsai Y, Keng PC, Lee SO, Chen Y. "Increased infiltration of macrophages to radioresistant lung cancer cells contributes to the development of the additional resistance of tumor cells to the cytotoxic effects of NK cells." International journal of oncology.. 2018 Jul 0; 53(1):317-328. Epub 2018 May 04.

4/2018
Xu L, Shen M, Chen X, Zhu R, Yang DR, Tsai Y, Keng PC, Chen Y, Lee SO. "Adipocytes affect castration-resistant prostate cancer cells to develop the resistance to cytotoxic action of NK cells with alterations of PD-L1/NKG2D ligand levels in tumor cells." The Prostate.. 2018 Apr 0; 78(5):353-364. Epub 2018 Jan 12.

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