Soo Ok Lee, Ph.D.

Soo Ok Lee, Ph.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 626
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 276-5242

Research Bio

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

Awards & Honors (Local)

Busch Memorial Fellowship | Rutgers University 1986 - 1988
Honored Student Award | Yonsei University 1976 - 1978

Recent Journal Articles

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2016 Mar 24
Zhang F, Duan S, Tsai Y, Keng P, Chen Y, Lee SO, Chen Y. "Cisplatin treatment increases stemness via up-regulation of hypoxia inducible factors by IL-6 in non-small cell lung cancer." Cancer science. 2016 Mar 24; Epub 2016 Mar 24.
2016 Feb 19
Wen S, Niu Y, Lee SO, Yeh S, Shang Z, Gao H, Li Y, Chou F, Chang C. "Targeting fatty acid synthase with ASC-J9 suppresses proliferation and invasion of prostate cancer cells." Molecular carcinogenesis. 2016 Feb 19; Epub 2016 Feb 19.
2016 Feb 9
Lee SO, Yang X, Duan S, Tsai Y, Strojny LR, Keng P, Chen Y. "IL-6 promotes growth and epithelial-mesenchymal transition of CD133+ cells of non-small cell lung cancer." Oncotarget. 2016 Feb 9; 7(6):6626-38.
2015 Sep 29
Duan S, Tsai Y, Keng P, Chen Y, Lee SO, Chen Y. "IL-6 signaling contributes to cisplatin resistance in non-small cell lung cancer via the up-regulation of anti-apoptotic and DNA repair associated molecules." Oncotarget. 2015 Sep 29; 6(29):27651-60.
2015 Sep 29
Luo J, Lee SO, Cui Y, Yang R, Li L, Chang C. "Infiltrating bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (BM-MSCs) increase prostate cancer cell invasion via altering the CCL5/HIF2?/androgen receptor signals." Oncotarget. 2015 Sep 29; 6(29):27555-65.

Current Appointments

Research Associate Professor - Department of Radiation Oncology (SMD) - Primary

Education

PhD | Molecular Biology | Rutgers University1989
MS | Biochemistry | Korea-Yonsei University1980
BS | Biochemistry | Korea-Yonsei University1978

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Postdoctoral Research at Asan Life Science Research Center, Seoul, Korea 1993
Predoctoral Research, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rutgers University 1989
Research in M.S. program, Department of Biochemistry, Yonsei University 1980