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     (fax) +82-2-958-5059     (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.
  • In 2018 and 2019, he was also appointed as the editorial board member in the Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology and the Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine, respectively.


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

Lab Members, 2019

  • Research Scientist

    RYU, Seuk-Min – Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry / Seoul National University (2018)

  • Graduate Student

    HAN, Soyun – Ph.D. candidate in Life Sciences / Korea University (2018 ~)
    LEE, Chaelin – Ph.D. candidate in Bioanalytical Chemistry / Korea University (2017 ~)
    KWON, Go Eun – M.S. candidate in Analytical Chemistry / Yonsei University (2018 ~)
    BYUN, Dong Jun – M.S. candidate in Analytical Chemistry / Korea University (2019 ~)