Minjung Kang, BS

Graduate Student

Minjung Kang, BS

Graduate Student
Pictured: Minjung Kang

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Current Position:
Principal Scientist, Samsung Bioepis, Inchong, Korea


Menchero S, Rollan I, Lopez-Izquierdo A, Andreu MJ, Sainz de Aja J, Kang M, Adan J, Benedito R, Rayon T, Hadjantonakis AK, Manzanares M. (2019) Transitions in cell potency during early mouse development are driven by Notch. Elife 8. pii: e42930. doi: 10.7554/eLife.42930. PMID: 30958266

Morgani SM, Saiz N, Garg V, Raina D, Simon CS, Kang M, Arias AM, Nichols J, Schröter C, Hadjantonakis AK. (2018) A Sprouty4 reporter to monitor FGF/ERK signaling activity in ESCs and mice. Dev Biol 441(1):104-126. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2018.06.017. Epub 2018 Jun 30. PubMed PMID: 29964027; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6455974.

Kang M, Garg V, Hadjantonakis AK. (2017) Lineage Establishment and Progression within the Inner Cell Mass of the Mouse Blastocyst Requires FGFR1 and FGFR2. Dev Cell 41(5):496-510.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2017.05.003. Epub 2017 May 25. PubMed PMID: 28552559; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5530874.

Saiz N, Kang M, Schrode N, Lou X, Hadjantonakis AK. (2016) Quantitative Analysis of Protein Expression to Study Lineage Specification in Mouse Preimplantation Embryos. J Vis Exp (108):53654. doi: 10.3791/53654. PubMed PMID: 26967230; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4828170.

Xenopoulos P, Kang M, Puliafito A, Di Talia S, Hadjantonakis AK. (2015) Heterogeneities in Nanog Expression Drive Stable Commitment to Pluripotency in the Mouse Blastocyst. Cell Rep 10(9):1508-1520. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2015.02.010. Epub 2015 Mar 5. PubMed PMID: 25753417; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4560681.

Lou X, Kang M, Xenopoulos P, Muñoz-Descalzo S, Hadjantonakis AK. (2014) A rapid and efficient 2D/3D nuclear segmentation method for analysis of early mouse embryo and stem cell image data. Stem Cell Reports 2(3):382-97. doi: 10.1016/j.stemcr.2014.01.010. eCollection 2014 Mar 11. PubMed PMID: 24672759; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3964288.

Ohnishi Y, Huber W, Tsumura A, Kang M, Xenopoulos P, Kurimoto K, Oleś AK, Araúzo-Bravo MJ, Saitou M, Hadjantonakis AK, Hiiragi T. (2014) Cell-to-cell expression variability followed by signal reinforcement progressively segregates early mouse lineages. Nat Cell Biol 16(1):27-37. doi: 10.1038/ncb2881. Epub 2013 Dec 1. PubMed PMID: 24292013; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4062977.

Artus J, Kang M, Cohen-Tannoudji M, Hadjantonakis AK. (2013) PDGF signaling is required for primitive endoderm cell survival in the inner cell mass of the mouse blastocyst. Stem Cells 31(9):1932-41. doi: 10.1002/stem.1442. PubMed PMID: 23733391; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4063320.

Kang M, Piliszek A, Artus J, Hadjantonakis AK. (2013) FGF4 is required for lineage restriction and salt-and-pepper distribution of primitive endoderm factors but not their initial expression in the mouse. Development 140(2):267-79. doi: 10.1242/dev.084996. Epub 2012 Nov 28. PubMed PMID: 23193166; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3597205.

Kang M, Xenopoulos P, Muñoz-Descalzo S, Lou X, Hadjantonakis AK. (2013) Live imaging, identifying, and tracking single cells in complex populations in vivo and ex vivo. Methods Mol Biol 1052:109-23. doi: 10.1007/7651_2013_19. PubMed PMID: 23640250; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3967584.

Xenopoulos P, Kang M, Hadjantonakis AK. Cell lineage allocation within the inner cell mass of the mouse blastocyst. Results Probl Cell Differ 55:185-202. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-30406-4_10. Review. PubMed PMID: 22918807; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3469159.

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