Iljoon Lee

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow


Research Interest

Biomedical applications using nano- and bio-materials. Organic synthesis for functionalizing into nano- and bio-materials. Fluorescence and optical techniques for bio-sensing and bio-imaging in living cells

Selected Publications

  • I. J. Lee, J. W. Yi and B. H. Kim, “Probe for i-motif structure and G-rich strand using end-stacking ability”, Chem. Commun., 2009, 45, 5383.
  • I. J. Lee, M. Park, T. Joo and B. H. Kim, "Using fluorescence changes of FlU units at terminal and mid-loop positions to probe i-motif structures", Mol. BioSyst., 2012, 8, 486.
  • I. J. Lee and B. H. Kim, "Monitoring i-motif transitions through the exciplex emission of a fluorescent probe incorporating two PyA units", Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 2074 (Selected as an inside cover).
  • I. J. Lee and B. H. Kim, "Labeling Oligonucleotides toward the Biomedical Probe", in Medicinal Chemistry of Nucleic Acids, L. –H. Zhang, Z. Xi, J. Chattopadhyaya Eds., Hoboken, NJ, Wiley, 2011, pp 292-334 (Book chapter).


  • Postdoctoral fellow, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, 2013-Present.
  • Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Pohang University of Science and Technology, S. Korea, 2006-2012.>
  • B.S. in Chemistry, Sogang University, S. Korea, 2002-2006.