Dr. Sun Hee Woo
Associate Professor
Dept. of Crop Science, Chungbuk National University
Cheong-ju 361-763, Chungbuk, South Korea
FAX:+82-43-273-2242
Email: shwoo@chungbuk.ac.kr
Education
1984 B.S., Field of Agronomy, Chungbuk National University, South Korea
1990 M.S., Field of Agronomy, Chungbuk National University, South Korea
1998 Ph.D., Field of Agricultural Science, Kogoshima University, Japan
 
Professional experiences
1998-2000 Post-Doc Fellow (NSERC), Cereal Research Centre Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (NSERC), Canada
2000-2002 Post-Doct Fellow (JSPS), Kihara Institute for Biological Research Yokohama City University, Japan
2002-2003 Japan Research Scientist, Plant Research Science Center RIKEN
2003-2004 Research Scientist, Division of Life Science, Korean Basic Science Institute, Korea
2004-2008 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Crop Science, College of Agriculture, Life & Environment Science, Chungbuk National University, Korea
2008-present Associate Professor, Dept. of Crop Science, College of Agriculture, Life & Environment Science, Chungbuk National University, Korea
 
Professional Membership
1- International Society of Crop Congress
2- Japanese Society of Breeding Science
3- Korean Society of Crop Science
4- Korean Society of Breeding Science
5- Korean Society of Plant Resources
6- Korean Society of Molecular and Cellular Biology
7- Korean Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
 
Editor
1- Australian Journal of Crop Science
2- Fagopyrum (International Buckwheat Congress)
3- Korean Society of Crop Science
4- Korean Society of Plant Resources
 
Honors
2002 Award from Japanese Society of Breeding
2006 Best Research Award from the Korean Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Society
2007 Excellent Paper Award, Korea Federation on Science & Technology Societies
 
Research Interests
1- Molecular Genetics and Breeding of Crops
2- Crop Functional Genomics and Proteomics
 
Selected Publications
1- Woo, S.H. and Adachi, T. (1997). Production of interspecific hybrids between Fagopyrum esculentum  and F. homotropicum  through embryo rescue.  SABRAO  J. 29:89-95.
2- Woo, S.H., Nair,A. and Adachi, T. (1997). Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration in tissue cultures of wild buckwheat (Fagopyrum homotropicum  Ohnishi).  SABRAO  J. 29:97-102.
3- Woo, S.H., Adachi, T. and Jong,S.K. (1997). In vitro culture of hybrid ovule between Fagopyrum esculentum  Moench. and F. homotropicum  Ohnishi.  Kor. J. Breed. 29:289-294.
4- Woo, S.H., Adachi, T.,Jong, S.K. and  Campbell, C. (1999). Inheritance of self-compatibility and flower morphology in interspecific buckwheat hybrids. Can. J. Plant Sci. 79: 483-490.
5- Woo, S.H., Adachi, T., Jong, S.K. and Campbell, C. (1999). Isolation of protoplasts from viable egg cells of common buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum  Moench.).  Can. J. Plant Sci. 79: 593-595.
6- Woo, S.H., Wang, Y.J. and Campbell, C. (1999). Interspecific hybrids with Fagopyrum cymosum  in the genus Fagopyrum. Fagopyrum  16: 13-18.
7- Aii,J., Woo, S.H., Campbell, C. and Adachi, T. (1999). Development of the SCAR markers linked to the Sh gene in buckwheat.  Fagopyrum  16: 19-22.
8- Nair, A., Woo, S.H. and Adachi, T. (1999). A molecular-genetic approach for hypoallergenic buckwheat.  Fagopyrum  16: 29-36.
9- Woo, S.H., Adachi, T., Jong, S.K. and Campbell, C. (2000). Isolation of protoplasts from viable sperm cells of common buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum  Moench.).  Can. J. Plant Sci. 80: 583-585.
10- Woo, S.H., Nair, A., Adachi, T. and Campbell, C. (2000). Plant regeneration from cotyledon tissues of common buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum  Moench.). In Vitro Cellular and Development Biology-Plant, 36 (5): 358-361.
11- Woo, S.H., Fukuda, M.,Islam,N.,Takaoka, M., Kawasaki, H. and Hirano, H.  (2002) Efficient peptide mapping and its application to identification of embryo proteins in the rice (Oryza sativa L.) proteome analysis.   Electrophoresis 23: 647-654.
12- Islam, N., Woo, S. H.,  Tsujumoto, H., Kawasaki, H., and Hirano, H. (2002). Proteome approaches to characterize seed storage proteins related to ditelocentric chromosomes in common wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Proteomics, 2:1146-1155
13- Woo, S.H., Adachi, T., Hirano, H., Campbell, C.G. and Jong, S.K. (2002)  Micromanipulation  of protoplasts from female gametophtic cells in common buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum  Moench.).  Kor. J. Breed. 34 : 90-94.
14- Woo, S.H., Wang, Y. J., Campbell, C., Adachi, T. and  Jong, S.K. (2002) Interspecific buckwheat hybrid between Fagopyrum esculentum and F. cymosum  through  embryo rescue.  Kor. J. Breed. 34:322-327.
15- Fukuda, M, Islam, N, Woo , S. H, Yamagishi, A., Takaoka, M, Hirano, H. (2003 ) Assessing matrix assisted laser desorption/ionization-time of flight-mass spectrometry as a means of rapid embryo protein identification in rice.  style='font-size:8.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman","serif";Electrophoresis 24:1319-1329.
16- Woo, S. H., Higa, A., Kimura, M., Jong, S.K. and Yamaguchi, I. (2003). Proteome analysis of wheat lemma.  Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem.  67:2486-2491.
17- Woo, S. H., Kim, H. S., Song, B. H., Lee, C. W., Park, Y. M.,style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family: "Times New Roman","serif"'> Jong, S.K.style='font-size:8.0pt; font-family:"Times New Roman","serif"'>, and Cho, Y.G. (2003). Rice proteomics : A functional analysis of the rice genome and applications. J.Plant Biotechnology. 30: 281-291.
18- Jong, Seung-Keun, Hong-Sig Kim, and Sun-Hee,Woo (2004). Genetic base of Korean soybean varieties released from 1913 to 2002. Kor. J. Breed. 36:90-94.