Molecular NeuroBiology lab @ KBRI Dissecting Learning and Memory!


"Something neat found in vitro is bound to be used somewhere in vivo"




2015 ~ current




  • Han YE, Kwon J, Won K, An H, Jang MW, Woo J, Lee JS, Park MG, Yoon BE, Lee SE, Hwang EM, Jung JY, Park H, Oh SJ, Lee CJ. Tweety-homolog (Ttyh) family encodes the pore-forming subunits of the swelling-dependent volume-regulated anion channel (VRACswell) in the brain. Experimental Neurobiology. 2019, 28(2):183-215


  • Jhang J, Lee H, Kang MS, Park H, Han J-H, Anterior cingulate cortex and its input to the basolateral amygdala control innate fear response. Nature Communications. 2018, 9:2744. (co-corresponding author)





Before 2015


  • Park H, Han KS, Seo J, Lee J, Dravid SM, Woo J, Chun H, Cho S, Bae JY, An H, Koh W, Yoon BE, Berlinguer-Palmini R, Mannaioni G, Traynelis SF, Bae YC, Choi SY, Lee CJ, Channel-mediated astrocytic glutamate modulates hippocampal synaptic plasticity by activating postsynaptic NMDA receptors. Molecular Brain. 2015, Feb 3; 8(1):7.

  • Park H, Popescu A, Poo MM, Essential role of presynaptic NMDA receptors in activity-dependent BDNF secretion and corticostriatal LTP, Neuron. 2014 Dec 3; 84:1009-22.

  • Vazin T, Ball KA, Lu H, Park H, Ataeijannati Y, Head-Gordon T, Poo MM, Schaffer DV, Efficient derivation of cortical glutamatergic neurons from human pluripotent stem cells: A model system to study neurotoxicity in Alzheimer's disease. Neurobiology of Disease. 2014 Feb 18; 62: 62-72

  • Park H, Han KS, Oh SJ, Jo S, Woo J, Yoon BE, Lee CJ, High glutamate permeability and distal localization of Best1 channel in CA1 hippocampal astrocyte. Molecular Brain. 2013 Dec 9;6(1):54.




  • Oh SJ, Han KS, Park H, Woo D, Kim HY, Traynelis SF, Lee CJ. Protease Activated Receptor 1-induced glutamate release in cultured astrocytes is mediated by Bestrophin-1 channel but not by vesicular exocytosis. Molecular Brain. 2012 Oct 12;5(1):38


  • Jang DJ, Park SW, Lee JA, Lee C, Chae YS, Park H, Kim MJ, Choi SL, Lee N, Kim H, Kaang BK. N termini of apPDE4 isoforms are responsible for targeting the isoforms to different cellular membranes. Learning and Memory. 2010 Sep 2; 17(9): 469-79. 




  • Kim BW, Choi M, Kim YS, Park H, Lee HR, Yun CO, Kim EJ, Choi JS, Kim S, Rhim H, Kaang BK, Son H. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) signaling regulates hippocampal neurons by elevation of intracellular calcium and activation of calcium/calmodulin protein kinase II and mammalian target of rapamycin. Cellular Signaling. 2008 Apr; 20(4): 714-25. 

  • Lee SH, Lim CS, Park H, Lee JA, Han JH, Kim H, Cheang YH, Lee SH, Lee YS, Ko HG, Jang DH, Kim HK, Miniaci MC, Bartsch D, Kim E, Bailey CH, Kandel ER, Kaang BK. Nuclear Translocation of apCAM-Associated Protein Activates Transcription for Long-Term Facilitation in Aplysia. Cell. 2007 May 18; 129(4): 801-12. (co-first author)

  • Yim SJ, Lee YS, Lee JA, Chang DJ, Han JH, Kim H, Park H, Jun H, Kim VN, Kaang BK. Regulation of ApC/EBP mRNA by the Aplysia AU-rich element-binding protein, ApELAV, and its effects on 5-hydroxytryptamine-induced long-term facilitation. Journal of Neurochemistry 2006 Jul;98 (2): 420-9.