Jianghong Rao Lab In the Departments of Radiology and Chemistry

Jungjoon Lee

Jungjoon Lee


Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford
Department of Radiology
1201 Welch Road, Lucas P086
Stanford, CA 94305-5484
Tel: (650) 724-3456
Email: jkl22@stanford.edu

Graduate student, Department of Chemistry, Stanford University

My research aims to select Aptamer sequence that binds to and activate quenched dye. Method called SELEX is used to achieve this goal.


PhD Candidate, Stanford University, 2005 Present
Thesis Advisor: Professor Jianghong Rao

BA / M.Sci. University of Cambridge, 2001-2005
Thesis advisor: Professor Carol Robinson FRS

Awards and Honors:

Foundation Scholarship for achieving 1st Degree Honor, 2004
Cambridge Overseas Trust Fellowship, 2001-2005
Silver Medal, 33rd International Chemistry Olympiad, 2001
D & G Schoental Award for achieving top score in British Chemistry Olympiad, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2001
Gold Medal, British Physics Olympiad, 2001
UK representative for International Physics Olympiad, 2001 (declined)

Research Assistant, 2007 Current, Rao Lab, Stanford University
Research Assistant, 2006 2007, Herschlag Lab, Stanford University
Teaching Assistant, 2005 2007, Department of Chemistry, Stanford University Courses: 2005 Fall: Organic Polyfunctional Compounds (Professor Heustis), 2005 Winter: Biochemistry II (Professor Khosla), 2006 Spring: Organic Chemistry Lab I, 2007 Fall: Statistical Mechanics (Professor Pande)
Master Student, 2004 2005, Robinson Lab, University of Cambridge
Undergraduate Research Student, 2003 2004, Spring Lab, University of Cambridge
Summer Research Student, 2004, Kim Lab, Seoul National University
Residential Training, 2004, Glaxo Smith Kline, UK


M. Forconi, J. Lee, J. K. Lee, J. Piccirilli, D. Herschlag, Functional Identification of Ligands for a Catalytic Metal Ion in Group I Introns. (2008) Biochemistry 47, 6883-6894
F. G. Glansdorp, G. L. Thomas, J. K. Lee, J. M. Dutton, G. P. C. Salmond, M. Welch, D. R. Spring, Synthesis and stability of small molecule probes for Pseudomonas aeruginosa quorum sensing modulation. (2004) Org. Biomol. Chem. 2, 3329-3336

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