박미경, Mikyoung Park

Principal Researcher

OFFICE

L7201, +82-2-958-7231

LAB

L7201, +82-2-958-7232

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Department of Neurobiology, Duke University (2006)
M.S. Department of Biochemistry, Yonsei University (1998)
B.S. Department of Biology, Kyung Hee University (1995)

RESEARCH CAREER & ACTIVITIES
  • 2015~present: Pharmacological Research (Editorial Board Member)
  • 2015~present: Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience (Editorial Board Member, Review Editor)
  • 2011.01~present: Principal Investigator, KIST, Seoul, South Korea
  • 2016.09~present: Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience, UST, Seoul, South Korea
  • 2011.09~2016.08: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience, UST, Seoul, South Korea
  • 2007.08~2010.12: Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University, HHMI, Biology, CA, USA
  • 2007.02~2007.07: Postdoctoral Fellow, NINDS, NIH, MD, USA
  • 2006.05~2007.01: Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University Medical Center, NC, USA
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Mechanisms of hippocampal synaptic plasticity, learning and memory, and neurodegeneration
  • Imaging synaptic function
HIGHLIGHT
  • Dorsal and ventral hippocampus differentiate in functional pathways and differentially associate with neurological disease-related genes during postnatal development. Lee, A.-R., Kim, J.-H., Cho, E., Kim, M., Park, M. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience. 2017, 10:331.
  • Cyclin Y-mediated tanscript profiling reveals several important functional pathways regulated by Cyclin Y in hippocampal neurons. Joe, I.-S., Kim, J.-H., Kim,, Hong, J.-H., Kim, M., Park, M. PLoS ONE 2017, 12(2): e0172547.
  • Palmitoylation in Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. Cho, E., Park, M. Pharmacological Research2016, 111:133-151. (invited review)
  • Cyclin Y inhibits plasticity-induced AMPA receptor exocytosis and LTP. Cho, E., Kim, D.-H., Hur, Y.-N., Whitcomb, D., Regan, P., Hong, J.-H., Kim,, Suh, Y.H., Cho, K., Park, M. Scientific Reports 2015, 5: 12624.
  • CYY-1/Cyclin Y and CDK-5 differentially regulate synapse elimination and formation for rewiring neural circuits. Park, M., Watanabe, S., Poon, V.Y., Ou, C.-Y., Jorgensen, E.M., Shen, K. Neuron 2011, 70: 742-757.
  • Plasticity-induced growth of dendritic spines by exocytic trafficking from recycling endosomes. Park, M., Salgado, J.M., Ostroff, L., Helton, T.D., Robinson, C.G., Harris, K.M., Ehlers, M.D. Neuron 2006, 52: 817-830.
  • Recycling endosomes supply AMPA receptors for LTP.  Park, M., Penick, E.C., Edwards, J.G., Kauer, J.A., Ehlers, M.D. Science 2004, 305: 1972-1975.