Kyung Hee University (1999), Genetic Engineering
Graduate School
Korea University (2001), Molecular Medicine
Graduate School
Cornell University (2009), Microbiology

Research Interest

  • DNA Damage Response Signaling and Transcriptional Regulation; RNA Polymerase II Promoter-Proximal Pausing and Pause Release; Non-Coding RNA Transcription


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

RNA polymerase II promoter-proximal pausing in mammalian long non-coding genes.
Bunch H, Lawney BP, Burkholder A, Ma D, Zheng X, Motola S, Fargo DC, Levine SS, Wang YE, Hu G Genomics 2016 Aug 108 2 64-77
Role of genome guardian proteins in transcriptional elongation.
Bunch H FEBS Lett. 2016 Apr 590 8 1064-75
Transcriptional elongation requires DNA break-induced signalling.
Bunch H, Lawney BP, Lin YF, Asaithamby A, Murshid A, Wang YE, Chen BP, Calderwood SK Nat Commun 2015 6 10191
TRIM28 as a novel transcriptional elongation factor.
Bunch H, Calderwood SK BMC Mol. Biol. 2015 16 14
TRIM28 regulates RNA polymerase II promoter-proximal pausing and pause release.
Bunch H, Zheng X, Burkholder A, Dillon ST, Motola S, Birrane G, Ebmeier CC, Levine S, Fargo D, Hu G, Taatjes DJ, Calderwood SK Nat. Struct. Mol. Biol. 2014 Oct 21 10 876-83
Construction of an integration-proficient vector based on the site-specific recombination mechanism of enterococcal temperate phage phiFC1.
Yang HY, Kim YW, Chang HI J. Bacteriol. 2002 Apr 184 7 1859-64


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Honors & Awards

  • Best thematic poster award honors
    Annual Meeting of American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2013)
  • Grant Award
    Harvard JCRT Foundation (2013-2015)