Matthew J. White, Kyle A. Jacobs, Tania Singh, Lakyn N. Mayo, Annie Lin, Christopher Chen, Young-wook Jun, Matthew Kutys*
"Notch1 cortical signaling regulates epithelial architecture and cell-cell adhesion"
Sumin Jeong, Wookjin Shin, Mansoo Park, Jung-uk Lee, Yongjun Lim, Kunwoo Noh, Jae-Hyun Lee, Young-wook Jun*, Minsuk Kwak*& Jinwoo Cheon*
"Hydrogel magnetomechanical actuator (h-MMA) nanoparticles for wireless remote control of mechanosignaling in vivo"
Nano Letters  23, 5227 (2023). (‡equal contribution, *corresponding authors)

Minsuk Kwak, Kaden M Southard, Woon Ryoung Kim‡, Annie Lin,Nam Hyeong Kim, Ramu Gopalappa, Hyun Jung Lee, Minji An, Seo Hyun Choi, Yunmin Jung, Kunwoo Noh, Justin Farlow, Anastasios Georgakopoulos, Nikolaos K Robakis, Min Kang, Matthew Kutys, Daeha Seo, Hyongbum Kim, Yong Ho KimJinwoo Cheon, Zev J. Gartner* & Young-wook Jun*
"Adherens junctions organize size-selective proteolytic hotspots critical for Notch signaling"
Nature Cell Biology 24, 1739 (2022). (‡equal contribution, *corresponding authors)
Niranjan Meher, Kyounghee Seo, Sinan Wang, Anil P. Bidkar, Miko Fogarty, Suchi Dhrona, Xiao Huang, Ryan Tang, Charles Blaha, Michael J. Evans, David R. Raleigh, Young-Wook Jun, Henry F. VanBrocklin, Tejal A. Desai, David M. Wilson, Tomoko Ozawa, and Robert R. Flavell*
"Synthesis and Preliminary Biological Assessment of Carborane-Loaded Theranostic Nanoparticles to Target Prostate-Specific Membrane Antigen"

Minsuk Kwak, Wonjin Gu, Heekyung Jeonng, Hyunjung Lee, Jung-uk Lee, Minji An, Jae-Hyun Lee, Jinwoo Cheon* & Young-wook Jun*
"Small, clickable, and monovalent magnetofluorescenct nanoparticles (MFNs) enable mechanogenetic regulation of receptors in a crowded live cell microenvironment"
Nano Letters 19, 3761 (2019).(‡equal contribution, *corresponding authors)

Ji-wook Kim, Hee-kyung Jeong, Kaden M. Southard, Young-wook Jun* & Jinwoo Cheon*
"Magnetic Nanotweezers for Interrogating Biological Processes in Space and Time"
Accounts of Chemical Research 51, 839-849 (2018). (‡equal contribution, *corresponding authors)
        Special issue “The Interface of Biology with Nanoscience and Electronics”.

Ji-wook Kim, Daeha Seo, Jung-uk Lee, Kaden M. Southard, Yongjun Lim, Daehyun Kim, Zev J. Gartner, Young-wook Jun* & Jinwoo Cheon*
"Single cell mechanogenetics using monovalent  magnetoplasmonic nanoparticles"
Nature Protocols 12, 1871 (2017)

Zev Gartner and Young-wook Jun
"Principles of Systems Biology, No. 7"
Cell Systems 3, 3-6 (2016)

Daeha Seo, Kade M. Southard, Jiwook Kim, Justin Farlow, Hyunjung Lee, Jung-Uk Lee, David Litt, Thomas Haas, A. Paul Alivisatos, Zev J. Gartner* & Young-wook Jun* 
"A Mechanogenetic Toolkit for Interrogating Cell Signaling in Space and Time"
Cell 165, 1507-1518 (2016). (‡equal contribution, *corresponding authors)
       See also
                Video abstract in Cell. 
                Preview in Developmental Cell.
                Research Highlights in Nature Methods.
                ASCB Post
                The Scientist.

Daeha Seo, Hyunjung Lee, Jung-Uk Lee, Thomas J. Haas, & Young-wook Jun*
"Monovalent plasmonic nanoparticles for biological applications"
Proceedings of SPIE 9722, 97220I-1 (2016).

Marc C. Mabray, Prasheel Lillaney, Chia-Hung Sze, Aaron D. Losey, Jeffrey Yang, Sravani Kondapavulur, Derek Liu, Maythem Saeed, Anand Patel, Daniel Cooke, Young-Wook Jun, Ivan El-Sayed, Mark Wilson, and Steven W. Hetts*
"In Vitro Capture of Small Ferrous Particles with a Magnetic Filtration Device Designed for Intravascular Use with Intraarterial Chemotherapy: Proof-of-Concept Study"
Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology 27, 426 (2016)

Cheryl Tajon, Daeha Seo, Jennifer Asmussen, Neil Shah, Young-wook Jun* & Charles S. Craik*
"Sensitive and selective plasmon ruler nanosensors for monitoring the apoptotic drug response in leukemia"
ACS Nano 8, 9199 (2014). (*corresponding authors)

Daeha Seo, Justin Farlow, Kade Southard, Young-wook Jun* & Zev J. Gartner*
"Production & targeting of monovalent quantum dots"
The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) 92, e52198 (2014).

Cheryl Tajon, Young-wook Jun & Charles S. Craik*
"Single-molecule sensing of caspase activation in live cells via plasmon coupling nanotechnology"
Methods in Enzymology 544, 271 (2014).

Jennifer Gajan, Elisabeth A. Lasaster, Cheryl Tajon, Juan Ose-Proetp, Young-wook Jun, Barry S.Taylor, Alma Burlingame, Charles S. Craik & Neil P. Shah* 
"MEK-dependent negative feedback underlies BCR-ABL mediated oncogene addiction"
Cancer Discovery 4, 200 (2014).

Justin Farlow, Daeha Seo, Kyle E. Broaders, Marcus Taylor, Zev J. Gartner* & Young-wook Jun*
"Formation of targeted monovalent quantum dots by steric exclusion"
Nature Methods 10, 1203 (2013). (*corresponding authors)


Before UCSF

Young-wook Jun, Hea-Won Chung, Jung-tak Jang & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Multiple twinning drives nanoscale hyper-branching of titanium dioxide nanocrystals"
Journal of Materials Chemistry 21, 10283 (2011). [LINK]

Sassan Sheikholeslami‡, Young-wook Jun‡, Prashant Jain‡ & A. Paul Alivisatos*
“Coupling of optical resonances in an compositionally asymmetric plasmonic nanoparticle dimer”
Nano Letters 10, 2655 (2010). [LINK]

Young-wook Jun, Sassan Sheikholeslami, Daniel Hostetter, Cheryl Tajon, Charles Craik & A. Paul Alivisatos*
“Continuous imaging of plasmon rulers in live cells reveals early stage caspase-3 activation at the single molecule level”
Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences USA 106, 17735 (2009). [LINK]

Haimei Zheng, Rachel K. Smith‡, Young-wook Jun‡, Christian Kisielowski, Ulrich Dahmen & A. Paul Alivisatos*
“Observation of single colloidal platinum nanocrystal growth trajectories”
Science 324, 1309 (2009). [LINK]

Jungwon Park, Haimei Zheng, Young-wook Jun & A. Paul Alivisatos*
“Hetero-epitaxial anion exchange yields single-crystalline hollow nanoparticles”
Journal of the American Chemical Society 131, 13943-13945 (2009). [LINK]

Young-wook Jun, Jae-Hyun Lee, Mi-yun Kim & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Chemical design of nanoparticle probes for ultra-sensitive magnetic resonance imaging”
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 47, 5122-5135 (2008). [LINK]
(Selected as a frontispiece)

Young-wook Jun, Jung-wook Seo & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Nanoscaling laws of magnetic nanoparticles and their applicabilities in biomedical sciences”
Accounts of Chemical Research 41, 179-189 (2008). [LINK]

Jae-Hyun Lee, Yong-Min Huh, Young-wook Jun, Jung-wook Seo, Jung-tak Jang, Ho-taek Song, Sungjun Kim, Jin-Suck Suh & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Artificially engineered magnetic nanoparticles for ultra-sensitive molecular imaging”
Nature Medicine 13, 95-99 (2007). [LINK]

Jung-wook Seo, Young-wook Jun, Seung-won Park, Taeho Moon, Byungwoo Park & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Two-dimensional nanosheet crystals”
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 46, 8828-8831 (2007). [LINK]

Young-wook Jun, Jin-sil Choi & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Heterostructured magnetic nanoparticles: Their versatility and high performance capabilities”
Chemical Communications 1203-1214 (2007). [LINK]

Jong-Il Park, Young-wook Jun, Jin-sil Choi & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Highly crystalline anisotropic supercrystals via magnetic field induced assembly”
Chemical Communications 5001-5003 (2007). [LINK]

Yong-Min Huh, Eun-Suk Lee, Jae-Hyun Lee, Young-wook Jun, Pyung-Hwan Kim, Chae-Ok Yun, Joo-hang Kim, Jin-Suck Suh* & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Hybrid nanoparticles for magnetic resonance imaging of target-specific viral gene delivery”
Advanced Materials 19, 3109-3112 (2007). (Selected as an inside cover page[LINK]

Young-wook Jun, Jung-tak Jang & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Magnetic nanoparticle assisted molecular MR imaging”
Bio-appl. Nanoparticles 620, 82-106 (2007).

Jinwoo Cheon, Jong-Il Park, Jin-sil Choi, Young-wook Jun, Sehun Kim, Min Gyu Kim, Young-Min Kim & Yoon Joong Kim
“Magnetic superlattices and their nanoscale phase transition effects”
Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences USA 
103, 3023-3027 (2006). [LINK]

Young-wook Jun, Jin-sil Choi & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Shape control of semiconductor and metal oxide nanocrystals through nonhydrolytic colloidal routes”
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 45, 3414-3439 (2006). (Selected as a frontispiece[LINK]

Maria F. Casula, Young-wook Jun, David J. Zaziski, Anna Corrias & A. Paul Alivisatos*
“The concept of delayed nucleation in nanocrystal growth: The case of iron oxide nanodisks”
Journal of the American Chemical Society 128, 1675-1682 (2006)[LINK]

Jin-sil Choi, Young-wook Jun, Soo-In Yeon, Hyung Chan Kim, Jeon-Soo Shin* & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Biocompatible heterostructured nanoparticles for multimodal biological detection”
Journal of the American Chemical Society 128, 15982-15983 (2006). [LINK]

Jae-Hyun Lee, Young-wook Jun, Soo-In Yeon, Jeon-Soo Shin* & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Dual mode nanoparticle probes for high performance magnetic resonance and fluorescence imaging of neuroblastoma”
Angewandte Chemie International Edition 45, 8160-8162 (2006)[LINK]

Young-wook Jun,Jung-tak Jang & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Nanocrystals and their biomedical applications”
The Bulletin of Korean Chemical Society 27, 1-11 (2006).

Young-wook Jun, Yong-Min Huh, Jin-sil Choi, Jae-Hyun Lee, Ho-Taek Song, Sungjun Kim, Sarah Yoon, Kyung-Sup Kim, Jeon-Soo Shin, Jin-Suck Suh* & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Nanoscale size effect of magnetic nanocrystals and their utilization for cancer diagnosis via magnetic resonance imaging”
Journal of the American Chemical Society 127, 5732-5733 (2005)[LINK]

Yong-Min Huh, Young-wook Jun,Ho-Taek Song, Sungjun Kim, Jin-sil Choi, Jae-Hyun Lee, Sarah Yoon, Kyung-Sup Kim, Jeon-Soo Shin, Jin-Suck Suh* & Jinwoo Cheon*
In vivo magnetic resonance detection of cancer by using magnetic nanocrystals”
Journal of the American Chemical Society 127, 12387-12391 (2005)[LINK]

Ho-Taek Song, Jin-sil Choi, Yong-Min Huh, Sungjun Kim, Young-wook Jun, Jin-Suck Suh* & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Surface modulation of magnetic nanocrystals in the development of highly efficient magnetic resonance probes for intracellular labeling”
Journal of the American Chemical Society 127, 9992-9993 (2005)[LINK]

Young-wook Jun, Jae-Hyun Lee, Jin-sil Choi & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Symmetry-controlled colloidal nanocrystals: Nonhydrolytic chemical synthesis and their shape determining parameters”
Journal of Physical Chemistry B 109, 14795-14806 (2005). (Selected as a cover page) [LINK]

Jung-wook Seo, Young-wook Jun, Seung Jin Ko & Jinwoo Cheon*
“In-situ one-pot synthesis of 1-dimensional transition metal oxide nanocrystals”
Journal of Physical Chemistry B 109, 5389-5391 (2005). [LINK]

Young-wook Jun, Jung-wook Seo, Sang Joon Oh & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Recent advances in the shape control of inorganic nano-building blocks”
Coordination Chemistry Reviews 249, 1766-1775 (2005)[LINK]

Insik In, Young-wook Jun, Yoon-Joon Kim, Myung-Eun Seo & Sang Youl Kim*
“Spontaneous one dimensional arrangement of spherical Au nanoparticles with liquid crystal ligands ”
Chemical Communications, 800-801 (2005)[LINK]

Jong-Il Park, Min-Gyu Kim, Young-wook Jun, Jae-Sung Lee, Woo-Ram Lee & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Characterization of superparamagnetic core-shell nanoparticles and monitoring their anisotropic phase transition to ferromagnetic ''solid solution'' nanoalloys”
Journal of the American Chemical Society 126, 9072-9078 (2004). [LINK]

Insik In, Young-wook Jun & Sang Youl Kim*
“Thiacrownether mediated size-controlled assembly of gold nanoparticles”
Chemistry Letters 33, 1530-1531 (2004). [LINK]

Young-wook Jun, Maria F. Casula, Jae-Hwan Sim, Sang Youl Kim*, Jinwoo Cheon* & A. Paul Alivisatos*
“Surfactant-assisted elimination of a high energy facet as a means of controlling the shapes of TiO2 nanocrystals”
Journal of the American Chemical Society 125, 15981-15985 (2003). [LINK]

Young-wook Jun, Yun-Young Jung & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Architectural control of magnetic semiconductor nanocrystals”
Journal of the American Chemical Society 124, 615-619 (2002)[LINK]

Yong-Ho Kim, Young-wook Jun, Byung-Ho Jun, Sang-Min Lee & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Sterically induced shape- and crystalline phase- control of gallium phosphide nanocrystals”
Journal of the American Chemical Society 124, 13656-13657 (2002). [LINK]

Sang-Min Lee, Young-wook Jun,Sung-Nam Cho & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Single crystalline star-shaped nanocrystals and their evolution: Programming the geometry of nano-building blocks”
Journal of the American Chemical Society 124, 11244-11245 (2002)[LINK]

Jong-Il Park, Nam-Jung Kang, Young-wook Jun, Sang Jun Oh, Hyung Chan Ri & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Superlattice and magnetism directed by size and shape of nanocrystals”
Chemphyschem 3, 543-547 (2002). [LINK]

Young-wook Jun, Sang-Min Lee, Nam-Jun Kang & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Controlled synthesis of multi-armed CdS nanorod architectures using mono-surfactant system”
Journal of the American Chemical Society 123, 5150-5151 (2001). [LINK]

Young-wook Jun, Chang-Sik Choi & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Size and shape controlled synthesis of ZnTe Nanocrystals with quantum confinement effect”
Chemical Communications 101-102 (2001). [LINK]

Hong-GyuKang, Young-wook Jun, Jong-Il Park, Kyung-Bok Lee & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Synthesis of porous palladium nanoballs and nanowires”
Chemistry of Materials 12, 3530-3532 (2000). [LINK]

Young-wook Jun, Ja-Eung Koo & Jinwoo Cheon*
“One step synthesis of size tuned zinc selenide quantum dots via a temperature controlled molecular precursor approach”
Chemical Communications 1243-1244 (2000). [LINK] 

Book Chapters

Young-wook Jun, Jae-Hyun Lee & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Chapter 17. Nanoparticle contrast agents for molecular magnetic resonance imaging”
in Nanobiotechnology II, Chad Mirkin & Christrof Niemeyer Eds. Wiley-VCH (2007).

Young-wook Jun, Jung-tak Jang & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Chapter 6. Magnetic resonance nanoparticle probes for cancer imaging”
in Encyclopedia of Nanobiotechnology, Kumar Challa Ed. Wiley-VCH (2007).

Young-wook Jun, Jung-tak Jang & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Magnetic nanoparticle assisted molecular MR imaging” in Biological Applications of Engineered Nanostructures, Warren Chan Ed. Landes Sci. (2007).Young-wook Jun, Seung Jin Ko & Jinwoo Cheon*
“Chapter 2. Colloidal inorganic nanocrystal building blocks”
in Nanoparticle Assemblies and Superstructures, Nicholas Kotov Ed. CRC Press LLC. Aug. (2005).

Jinwoo Cheon, Young-wook Jun & Sang-Min Lee
“Chapter 4. Architecture of nanocrystal building blocks”
in Nanoparticles: Building Blocks for Nanotechnology, Vincent Rotello Ed. Plenum Publishing Corp. (2003).