Dr. Sooyeon Lee
- Skeletal stem cells and osteoprogenitors during fracture healing
- Alternative organoid models for bone regeneration
Academic and Scientific education
01/2020 - current Postdoctoral Researcher in the lab of Prof. Jan Tuckermann
Institute of Comparative Molecular Endocrinology, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany
03/2017-12/2019 Postdoctoral Researcher in the lab of Prof. Philipp Leucht, MD
Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, U.S.A.
08/2010-04/2016 PhD degree in Natural Sciences (Dr. rer. nat.)
Institute of Comparative Molecular Endocrinology, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany Leibniz Graduate School on Aging and Age related Diseases (LGSA), Jena, Germany
10/2005-08/2007 Master of Engineering (M. Eng.) in Biomedical Engineering
Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg and Hochschule Anhalt, Halle, Germany
03/1997-02/2001 Bachelor of Science (B. Sc.) in Biomedical Engineering
Yonsei University, Wonju, South Korea
Prizes and Awards
2022 Hertha-Nathorff-Programm awardee by Ulm University
2020 Start-up funding B provided by Ulm University
2016 Travel grant for attending a conference (ECTS) provided by GSK
2010-2013 Research fellowship selected for excellent PhD candidates provided by Leibniz Graduate School of Ageing from Fritz Lipmann Institute Jena
3 selected publications
 S. Lee, L.H. Remark, A.M. Josephson, K. Leclerc, E.M. Lopez, D.J. Kirby, D. Mehta, H.P. Litwa, M.Z. Wong, S.Y. Shin, P. Leucht, Notch-Wnt signal crosstalk regulates proliferation and differentiation of osteoprogenitor cells during intramembranous bone healing, Npj Regen. Med. 6 (2021) 29. doi.org/10.1038/s41536-021-00139-x.
 S. Lee, P. Liu, M. Ahmad, J.P. Tuckermann, Leukemia inhibitory factor treatment attenuates the detrimental effects of glucocorticoids on bone in mice, Bone. 145 (2021) 115843. doi.orghttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.bone.2021.115843.
 S. Lee, P. Liu, R. Teinturier, J. Jakob, M. Tschaffon, A. Tasdogan, R. Wittig, S. Hoeller, D. Baumhoer, L. Frappart, S. Vettorazzi, P. Bertolino, C. Zhang, J. Tuckermann, Deletion of Menin in craniofacial osteogenic cells in mice elicits development of mandibular ossifying fibroma, Oncogene. 37 (2018) 616–626. doi.org/10.1038/onc.2017.364.