making a new beginning in 2017

Advanced analytical assays of steroid hormones
based on chromatography-mass spectrometry provide
the quantitative steroid signatures in various
physiological events.

We are looking for excellent graduate students as well as postdoc fellows.


Man-Ho Choi, Ph.D.

(phone) +82-2-958-5081     (e-mail)

  • Man-Ho Choi received a Ph.D in Analytical and Clinical Chemistry from Sungkyunkwan University in 2002. He then undertook postdoctoral training in Biological Engineering Division at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT; 2002 ~ 2004).
  • In September of 2004, he returned to KIST to head the laboratory concerned with steroid analysis in the Doping Control Center.
  • In 2009, he became the group leader of Laboratory for Bioanalysis and Steroid Endocrinology and his research interests are to improve steroid profiling techniques in biological and clinical samples.
  • In 2011 he was appointed as an Associate Editor in the Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
  • He was also appointed as the editorial board member in the Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology (2018~) and the Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine (2019~).


Room L0339
Korea Institute of Science and Technology,
5 Hwarangro 14-gil,
Seoul 02792, KOREA

Lab Members, 2019

  • Research Scientist

    KIM, Ji-Hoon - Ph.D. in Molecular Biology / Seoul National University (2017)
    RYU, Seuk-Min – Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry / Seoul National University (2018)
    KWON, Go Eun – M.S. in Analytical Chemistry / Yonsei University (2020)

  • Graduate Student

    LEE, Chaelin – Ph.D. candidate in Bioanalytical Chemistry (2017 ~)
    BYUN, Dong Jun – M.S. candidate in Analytical Chemistry (2019 ~)
    SHIM, Jaeyoon – M.S. candidate in Analytical Chemistry (2019 ~)
    CHO, Haelim – M.S. candidate in Bioanalytical Chemistry (2021 ~)
    YU, Seung Min – M.S. candidate in Biotechnology (2021 ~)