15 years of expertise in
whole genome analysis

  1. 2021

    • Opened Seoul Office with organoid research core
    • Contract for genome database
      • Lung cancer (SNUH)
      • Liver cancer (SNUH)
      • Breast cancer (SMH, SMC)
      • GIST (AMC)
  1. 2020

    • Presented at Korea Bio Investment Conference 2020
    • Revealed COVID-19 Infection mechanism in human
      lung organoids (Cell Stem Cell 2020)
    • Contract for COVID-19 multiomics project (USD 6.0M) with KDCA
    • Opened genomics research core (in Daejeon HQ)
    • Revealed immunophenotype of COVID-19 patients using
      single-cell transcriptome(Science Immunology 2020)
    • Raised USD 6.0M (Series A fund)
    • Awarded AI research grant from the Ministry of
      SMEs and Startups (0.3M)
    • Raised USD 0.4M (Seed)
    • Founded GENOME INSIGHT Inc.
  1. 2019

    • Revealed whole-genomes of lung adenocarcinomas
      (Cell 2019)
    • Awarded KAIST End-Run program
      (Program for KAIST faculty start-up)
  1. 2017

    • Revealed lung cancer evolution using longitudinal WGS
      (J Clin Oncol 2017)
    • Revealed global mosaicism by early somatic
      mosaicism from WGS (Nature 2017)
  1. 2016

    • Revealed the impact of tobacco smoking in the
      genome using WGS (Science 2016 (co-author))
    • Revealed whole-genome landscape of 560 breast cancers
      (Nature 2016 (co-author))
  1. 2015

    • Revealed subclonal heterogeneity of breast cancers using
      multi-region WGS (Nature Med 2015 (co-author))
    • Revealed mitochondrial DNA insertion in cancer
      genomes using WGS (Genome Res 2015)
  1. 2014

    • Revealed mitochondrial DNA mutations in human
      cancer using WGS (eLife 2014)
    • Revealed Line1 retrotransposition in human cancer
      using WGS (Science 2014)
  1. 2012

    • Revealed transcriptional landscape of 200 lung
      adenocarcinomas (Genome Res 2012)
    • Revealed KIF5B-RET fusion gene in lung adenocarcinoma
      using RNAseq and WGS (Genome Res 2012)
  1. 2011

    • Whole-genome, exome, and RNA-seq of 18 Korean
      individuals (Nature Genetics 2011)
  1. 2010

    • Landscape of copy number variation (CNV)
      in Asian genomes (Nature Genetics 2010)
  1. 2009

    • Whole-genome sequencing of a single Korean individual
      (Nature 2009)