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Soo Ok Lee, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

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

3/2018
Shen M, Tsai Y, Zhu R, Keng PC, Chen Y, Chen Y, Lee SO. "FASN-TGF-?1-PD-L1 axis contributes to the development of resistance to NK cell cytotoxicity of cisplatin-resistant lung cancer cells." Biochimica et biophysica acta.. 2018 Mar 0; 1863(3):313-322. Epub 2018 Jan 03.

12/2016
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 Dec 0; 55(12):2278-2290. Epub 2016 Feb 19.

6/2016
Zhang F, Duan S, Tsai Y, Keng P, Chen Y, Lee SO, Chen Y. "Cisplatin treatment increases stemness through upregulation of hypoxia-inducible factors by interleukin-6 in non-small cell lung cancer." Cancer science.. 2016 Jun 0; 107(6):746-54. Epub 2016 May 03.

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