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Hyun-Jung   Lee

Hyun-Jung Lee


Ph.D. in Environmental Science, Department of Environmental Science, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in South Korea, 2008

Current Position

Post-doctoral Fellow, Biochemical Genetics Section, Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes o Health, Bethesda, MD, USA


  1. Moon, K., Six, D. A., Lee, H. J., Raetz, C. R. and Gottesman, S. (2013). Complex transcriptional and post-transcriptional regulation of an enzyme for lipopolysaccharide modification. Mol Microbiol 89(1): 52-64.
  2. Lee, H. J., Kim, J. A., Lee, M. A., Park, S. J. and Lee, K. H. (2013). Regulation of haemolysin (VvhA) production by ferric uptake regulator (Fur) in Vibrio vulnificus: repression of vvhA transcription by Fur and proteolysis of VvhA by Fur-repressive exoproteases. Mol Microbiol 88(4): 813-826.
  3. Kim, H. J., Lee, H. J., Lee, K. H. and Cho, J. C. (2012). Simultaneous Detection of Pathogenic Vibrio Species Using Multiplex Real-Time PCR. Food Control 23 (2): 491-498.
  4. Lee, H. J. and Lee, K. H. (2012). Identification of the fur-binding site in regulatory region of the vulnibactin-receptor gene in Vibrio vulnificus. J Microbiol Biotechnol 22(1): 46-49.
  5. Lee, K. J., Jeong, C. S., An, Y. J., Lee, H. J., Park, S. J., Seok, Y. J., Kim, P., Lee, J. H., Lee, K. H.* and Cha, S. S.* (2011). FrsA functions as a cofactor-independent decarboxylase to control metabolic flux. Nat Chem Biol 7(7): 434-436.
  6. Kim, H. S., Kim, S. M., Lee, H. J., Park, S. J. and Lee, K. H. (2009). Expression of the cpdA gene, encoding a 3',5'-cyclic AMP (cAMP) phosphodiesterase, is positively regulated by the cAMP-cAMP receptor protein complex. J Bacteriol 191(3): 922-930.
  7. Lee, H. J., Park, S. J., Choi, S. H. and Lee, K. H. (2008). Vibrio vulnificus rpoS expression is repressed by direct binding of cAMP-cAMP receptor protein complex to its two promoter regions. J Biol Chem 283(45): 30438-30450.
  8. Lee, H. J., Bang, S. H., Lee, K. H. and Park, S. J. (2007). Positive regulation of fur gene expression via direct interaction of fur in a pathogenic bacterium, Vibrio vulnificus. J Bacteriol 189(7): 2629-2636.
  9. Roh, J. B., Lee, M. A., Lee, H. J., Kim, S. M., Cho, Y., Kim, Y. J., Seok, Y. J., Park, S. J. and Lee, K. H. (2006). Transcriptional regulatory cascade for elastase production in Vibrio vulnificus: LuxO activates luxT expression and LuxT represses smcR expression. J Biol Chem 281(46): 34775-34784.
  10. Goo, S. Y., Lee, H. J., Kim, W. H., Han, K. L., Park, D. K., Kim, S. M., Kim, K. S., Lee, K. H. and Park, S. J. (2006). Identification of OmpU of Vibrio vulnificus as a fibronectin-binding protein and its role in bacterial pathogenesis. Infect Immun 74(10): 5586-5594.
  11. Park, K. J., Kang, M. J., Kim, S. H., Lee, H. J., Lim, J. K., Choi, S. H., Park, S. J. and Lee, K. H. (2004). Isolation and characterization of rpoS from a pathogenic bacterium, Vibrio vulnificus: role of sigmaS in survival of exponential-phase cells under oxidative stress. J Bacteriol 186(11): 3304-3312.
  12. Lee, H. J., Park, K. J., Lee, A. Y., Park, S. G., Park, B. C., Lee, K. H. and Park, S. J. (2003). Regulation of fur expression by RpoS and fur in Vibrio vulnificus. J Bacteriol 185(19): 5891-5896.
Protocols by Hyun-Jung Lee
  1. Measurement of Haemolysin Activities in Vibrio vulnificus