Creating innovative bio-convergent technologies for better human life

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  • mcchoi@kaist.ac.kr
최종학위
  • 2005 한국과학기술원(KAIST) 물리학 박사
연구분야

생물물리학, 바이오나노구조, 알츠하이머 원인 단백질, 세포막 뗏목, 가속기 X-선/중성자 산란

경력

  • 2018 ~Present

    Associate Professor, Bio and Brain Engineering, KAIST, Republic of Korea

  • 2010 ~ 2018

    Assistant Professor, Bio and Brain Engineering, KAIST, Republic of Korea

  • 2005 ~ 2010

    Post-Doctoral Research Associates, Materials Research Laboratory, Materials, Physics, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology Departments, UCSB, USA

대외활동 주요 학회 활동 (학회장, 위원회 활동 등)
  • Member, American Physical Society
  • Member, American Biophysical Society
  • Member, American Chemical Society
  • Member, Korean Physical Society
  • Member, Korean Polymer Society

국내외 학술대회 활동 (조직위원, 기조강연, 등)
  • Program Committee, ICNS(International Conference on Neutron Scattering) (2017)
  • Chair, 2017 International Soft Matter Summer School on Membranes (2017)
  • Chair, Innovative Workshop on Bio/Soft Materials (2016~현재)
  • Chair, Brown Bag Seminar on Soft/Bio Materials (2012 – 2014)
  • Chair, International Workshop “Biologically Inspired Soft matter”(2013)

수상 경력: 교내, 교외
  • 한국중성자빔 이용자협회(KNBUA) 우수강의상 (2016)
  • 2015 KAIST 대표 R&D 연구성과 10선 선정, KAIST (2015)
  • KAIST 42주년 개교기념 우수강의상, KAIST (2013)
  • 세계인명사전 ‘마르퀴즈 후즈 후 인더월드 ’(Marquis Who’s Who in the World)등재 (2013, 2015, 2017 and 2018)
  • ‘마르퀴즈 후즈 후 인 어메리카’(Marquis Who’s Who in America)등재 (2011)
대표 연구실적
  • 1. D. –W. Jeong, H. Jang, S. Choi, M. C. Choi, “Enhanced Stability of Freestanding Lipid Bilayer and its Stability Criteria”, Scientific Reports, 6, 38158 (2016)
  • 2. M. C. Choi, et al., Direct Force Measurements Reveal Protein Tau Confers Short-Range Attraction and Isoform- Dependent Steric Stabilization to Microtubules, PNAS 112 E6416 (2015)
  • 3. M. C. Choi, et al, Human MAP Tau Regulates the Number of Protofilaments in Microtubules: a Synchrotron X-ray Scattering Study, Biophys. J. 97, 519 (2009)
  • 4. M. C. Choi, et al, Internal Structure Visualization and Lithographic Use of Periodic Toroidal Holes in Liquid Crystals, Nature Materials, 6, 866 (2007)
  • 5. M. C. Choi, et al, Ordered Patterns of Liquid Crystal Toroidal Defects by Microchannel Confinement, PNAS, 14, 17340 (2004)