Who's Who

Hosun Lee

Postdoctoral Fellow

Epigenetics Group


Epigenetics, Toxicology

Academic Degrees

2010PhDToxicologySookmyung womenÂ’s universitySeoulSouth Korea
2006BSPharmacySookmyung womenÂ’s universitySeoulSouth Korea

Current Research Projects

  • Modulation of epigenetic states and infant immune system by dietary supplementation with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid during pregnancy
    Lee HS, Barraza A, Hernandez-Vargas H, Sly P, Carine Biessy C, Ramakrishnan U, Isabelle Romieu I, Herceg Z

Selected Publications

Lee HS, Barraza-Villarreal A, Hernandez-Vargas H, Sly PD, Biessy C, Ramakrishnan U, Romieu I, Herceg Z. (2013) Moddulation of DNA methylation states and infant immune system by dietary supplementation with w-3 PUFA during pregnancy in an intervention study. Am J Clin Nutr; 98:1-8.

Lee HS, Isse T, Kawamoto T, Baik HW, Park JY, Yang M. (2013) Effect of Korean pear (Pyruspyrifolia cv. Shingo) juice on hangover severity following alcohol consumption. Food Chem Toxicol: [Epubahead of print]

Lee HS, Herceg Z (2012) The epigenome and cancer prevention: A complex story of dietary supplementation. Cancer Lett : [Epubahead of print]

Lee HS, Pyo MY, Yang M. (2012) Set, a putative oncogene, as a biomarker for prenatal exposure to bisphenol A. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev;13(6) : 2711-2715

Lee HS, Isse T, Kawamoto T, Woo HS, Kim AK, Park JY, Yang M (2012) Effects and Action mechanisms of Korean pear (Pyrus pyrifolia cv. Shingo) on alcohol detoxification. Phytother Res : [Epubahead of print]

Prizes, Honours

Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Research Foundation of Korea ( South Korea, 2012-2013)
Research Award, Society for Aldh2 KO Mouse Research (Japan, 2012)
Postdoctoral Fellowship, International Agency for Research on Cancer (France, 2010-2012)