Dr. Yeoheung Yun Ph. D.

Dr. YunAssociate Professor


Chemical, Biological and Bioengineering

Contact:  119 Fort-IRC Hall

Email: yyun@ncat.edu

Phone: (336) 285 - 3226

Fax: (336) 265 - 1153

Education and Training

Postdoc. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, 2006-2008

Ph.D. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, 2006

M.S. Chonbuk National Univ, South Korea, 2001

B.S. Chonbuk National Univ, South Korea, 1999

Teaching Interest

BMEN 320 Human Physiology for Engineers  

BMEN 420 Linear System for Bioengineers

BMEN 695 Computational Systems Biology

BMEN 785 Corrosion and Medical Microdevices

Research Interest

  • Biodegradable Metals

  • Microfluidics/Electroanalytical Biosensors

  • Regenerative Medicine

  • Nanomedicine

  • Immunological Synthetic/Systems Biology

Research Projects

  • Biodegradable Magnesium Stent (International Project)

  • Photoelectrocatalyst (ONR)

  • Targeted Ion Channel by Nanoparticles (NIH)

  • Bioresorbable Material for Intervertebral Spinal Fusion (NSF)

  • Integrated Research Instrument for Biodegradable metallic Implant (NSF)

  • Engineering Research Center for Revolutionalizing Metallic Biomaterials (ERC-RMB, NSF)

Selected Publications

  1. Peter Hajdu Ameet. A. Chimote Tyler Thompson Youngmi Koo Yeoheung Yun Laura Conforti, Functionalized liposomes loaded with siRNAs against ion channels as a promising therapy for autoimmunity, Biomaterials, In Press

  2. Youngmi Koo, Ginaya Littlejohn, Boyce Collins, Vesselin N. Shanov, Mark Schulz, Jagannathan Sankar, and Yeoheung Yun, Photocatalytic Activity of Ag-TiO2-CNT nanoparticle composites, Composite B, In Press

  3. Sang-Ho Ye, Yong-Seok Jang , YeoHeung Yun  ,Venkat Shankarraman, Joshua R. Woolley, Yi Hong, Lara J. Gamble, Kazuhiko Ishihara, and William R. Wagner “Surface Modification of a Biodegradable Magnesium Alloy with Phosphorylcholine (PC) and Sulfobetaine (SB) Functional Macromolecules for Reduced Thrombogenicity and Acute Corrosion Resistance, Langmuir, 2013, 29 (26), pp 8320–8327

  4. Juan Wang, Yonghui He, Manfred F. Maitz, Kaiqin Xiong, Lisha Guo, Yeoheung Yun, Boyce Collins, Guojiang Wan, Nan Huang A surface-eroding poly(1,3-trimethylene carbonate) coating for fully-biodegradable magnesium-based stents: improving biodegradation behavior and biocompatibility, Acta Biomaterialia

  5. Yongseok Jang, Boyce Collins, Jagannathan Sankar, and Yeoheung Yun, Effect of individual biological relevant ions on corrosion products formed on AZ31B alloy: towards a better understanding of magnesium corrosion, Acta Biomaterialia,

  6. Xuefei Guo, Yeoheung Yun, Vesselin Shanov, Braian Halsall, William Heineman, Micro Solid-Contact Ion-Selective Electrode Using a Carbon Nanotube Tower as Ion-to-Electron Transducer and Conductive Substrate, Electroanalysis, 2045 – 2048. 2012

  7. Zerrin Kuras, YeoHeung Yun, Ameet A. Chimote, Lisa Neumeier, Laura Conforti, KCa3.1 and TRPM7 Channels at the Uropod Regulate Migration of Activated Human T Cells, PLOS One, Vol. 7, e43859, 2012

  8. YeoHeung Yun, Zhongyun Dong, Zongqing Tan, and Mark J. Schulz, Development of an electrode-cell impedance method to measure osteoblast cell activity in magnesium conditioned media, Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2010,  Vol.396, No.8, pp.3009-3015

  9. Yeoheung Yun, Zhongyun Dong, Namheon Lee, Yijun Liu, Dingchuan Xue, Xuefei Guo, Julia Kuhlmann, Amos Doepke, H. Brian Halsall, William Heineman, Surya Sundaramurthy, Mark J. Schulz, Zhangzhang Yin, Vesselin Shanov, Douglas Hurd, Peter Nagy, Weifeng Li, and Curtis Fox, Revolutionizing biodegradable metals, invited review; Materials Today, 2009, Vol.12, No.10, pp.22-32

  10. YeoHeung Yun, Zhongyun Dong, Vesselin N. Shanov, William R. Heineman, H. Brian Halsall, Amit Bhattacharya, and Mark J. Schulz, Carbon Nanotube Electrodes and Biosensors:Review, Nanotoday, December 2007, Vol.2, No.6. pp.30-38

  11. YeoHeung Yun, Zhongyun Dong, Vesselin N. Shanov, and Mark J. Schulz, Carbon Nanotube Array for Electrochemical Impedance Measurement of Prostate Cancer Cells under Microfludic channel, Monthly Featured Article, Nanotechnology, 2007, Vol.18, p.465505.