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Apr 12, 2017 Gene-Editing Breakthrough Professor Kim Jin-Soo and training researcher Kim Daesik, both of the Department of Chemistry, were part of a research team at the Center for Genomic Engineering, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS), that proved that a newly developed gene editing technique will be helpful in combatting genetic mutation that causes diseases such as cystic fibrosis, sickle cell anemia, and color blindness. Apr 04, 2017 SNU’s Advanced CEO Program in Fashion Business While SNU has long been known for its focus on traditional academics, in recent years efforts have been made to expand its expertise to other areas and offer education to the greater public. Apr 02, 2017 SNU Public Relations Team Publishes 70 Years of SNU in Photos The 2016 academic year marked SNU’s 70th anniversary. To commemorate this milestone, the SNU Public Relations published a compilation of photos from 1946 to 2016 documenting the history and development of SNU. Mar 30, 2017 SNU’s Manifesto of April 19 Revolution The April 19 Revolution (or April 19th Uprising) in 1960 is regarded as one of the two most important popular movements in Korean history along with the March 1 Independence Movement in 1919. Mar 29, 2017 College of Medicine Professors Discover New Method of Predicting Sleep Quality Previous experiments to predict the quality of sleep had to be done while the subject was asleep throughout the night. Mar 22, 2017 SNU Hospital Holds Opening for Nursing Service On March 10, the SNU Hospital held an event marking the opening of the new nursing service which aims to “reduce the financial burden of medical care and increase the role of the public hospital,” according to Jeong Sook Cho, director of the SNU nursing center. Mar 22, 2017 Graduate School of Public Health Professor Finds Hereditary Vaginal Bacteria for Obesity According to the National Research Foundation of Korea, Professor KO Gwangpyo of SNU’s Graduate School of Public Health discovered that bacteria in a hereditary vaginal microbiota may influence obesity in women. Mar 20, 2017 Writer Choi In-Hun Becomes Honorary Graduate of SNU Author Choi In-hun will be awarded an honorary degree from SNU on February 24 at age 80. Born on April 13, 1936 in Hoeyrong City, North Hamgyong Province of North Korea, Choi fled to South Korea with his family when the Korean War broke out in 1950. Mar 17, 2017 SPARC: Science Courses Taught by SNU Faculty for the Public Since 2002, the College of Liberal Studies has been managing the Science & Policy Advanced Research Course (SPARC), where SNU faculty share knowledge of science and technology with leaders of various sectors of society in accessible and relevant ways by incorporating humanities perspectives. Mar 14, 2017 “Ugly as Art” – SNU MoA Exhibition Then what about ugliness? SNU MoA’s exhibition this spring (March 7 – May 14) seeks to approach the question of truth and reality from the less popular angle, the perspective of “ugly.” Mar 08, 2017 At the Halfway Point (Student Essay) When I first started my academic career as a student in kindergarten, I thought ten-year-olds were the big kids, teenagers were adults, and university students so old that I would never have to think about ever becoming one in my lifetime. Mar 07, 2017 The Environmental Health Center Research Reveals Harmful Effects of Environmental Hormones During Pr... Environmental hormones, also known as endocrine disruptors, are chemical substances that can interfere with and disrupt the functions of the endocrine and hormonal systems in our body.