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Woo Suk Ahn

Postdoctoral Associate

E-mail: wsahn@mit.edu / biowsahn@gmail.com

Phone: 302-379-7217

Personal Web Site: https://sites.google.com/site/ahnwoosuk/

Project

Cancer cell metabolism using state of the art 13C tracer analysis technique

Working Experience

Manager and Research Scientist, LG Life Sciences Ltd., 2000-2008

Education

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Uversity of Delaware, 2008-2012

M.S., Chemical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Technology (KAIST), Korea, 1998-2000

B.S., Polymer Science and Technology, SungKyunKwan University, Korea, 1994-1998

Publications

Woo Suk Ahn and Maciek R. Antoniewicz. Metabolic switching of glycolysis and gluconeogenesis pathways by metabolic perturbation in Fao rat hepatoma cells. (In preparation)

Woo Suk Ahn and Maciek R. Antoniewicz. Considerations of isotopic and metabolic steady state for 13C-metabolic flux analysis. (In preparation)

Woo Suk Ahn, Scott B. Crown and Maciek R. Antoniewicz. Quantifying oxidative pentose phosphate pathway of CHO cell metabolism using isotopic tracers and mass spectrometry. (submitted)

Woo Suk Ahn and Maciek R. Antoniewicz. 2013. Parallel labeling experiments with [1,2-13C]glucose and [U-13C]glutamine provide new insights into CHO cell metabolism in culture. Metabolic Engineering. 15: 34-47 (In Press)

Scott B. Crown, Woo Suk Ahn and Maciek R. Antoniewicz. 2012. Rational design of 13C-labeling experiments for metabolic flux analysis in mammalian cells. BMC Systems Biology. 6:43

Woo Suk Ahn and Maciek R. Antoniewicz. 2012. Towards dynamic metabolic flux analysis in CHO cell cultures. Biotechnology Journal. 7(1):61-74

Woo Suk Ahn and Maciek R. Antoniewicz. 2011. Metabolic flux analysis of CHO cells at growth and non-growth phases using isotopic tracers and mass spectrometry. Metabolic Engineering. 13:598-609

Scott B. Crown, Dinesh C. Indurthi, Woo Suk Ahn, Jungik Choi, Eleftherios T. Papoutsakis and Maciek R. Antoniewicz. 2011. Resolving the TCA cycle and pentose-phosphate pathway of Clostridium acetobutylicum ATCC 824: Isotopomer analysis, in vitro activities and expression analysis. Biotechnology Journal. 6(3):300-305

Woo Suk Ahn, Jae-Jin Jeon, Yeong-Ran Jeong, Seung Joo Lee, and Sung Kwan Yoon. 2008. Effect of culture temperature on erythropoietin production and glycosylation in a perfusion culture of recombinant CHO cells. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 101(6): 1234-1244

Si Jae Park, Woo Suk Ahn, Phillip R. Green, and Sang Yup Lee. 2001. Biosynthesis of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate-co-3-hydroxyhexanoate) by metabolically engineered Escherichia coli strains. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 74(1): 81-86

Si Jae Park, Woo Suk Ahn, Phillip R. Green, and Sang Yup Lee. 2001. Production of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyhexanoate) by metabolically engineered Escherichia coli strains. Biomacromolecules. 2(1): 248-254

Woo Suk Ahn, Si Jae Park, and Sang Yup Lee. 2001. Production of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) from whey by cell recycle fed-batch culture of recombinant Escherichia coli. Biotechnology Letter. 23:235-240

Woo Suk Ahn, Si Jae Park, and Sang Yup Lee. 2000. Production of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) by fed-batch culture of recombinant Escherichia coli with a highly concentrated whey solution. Applied Environmental Microbiology. 66(8): 3624-3627

Seung Hwan Lee, Dong Hyun Oh, Woo Suk Ahn, Young Lee, Jong-il Choi, and Sang Yup Lee. 2000. Production of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyhexanoate) by high cell density cultivation of Aeromonas hydrophila. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 67(2): 240-244