Research Interest

Education

Ph. D., Biology Pusan National University, Republic of Korea, 2006.03-2010.02

B. S., Biology Pusan National University, Republic of Korea, 1999.03-2006.02

Professional Experience

2012.03-(Present) Post-doc Associate, Rutgers University

2011.03-2012.02 Post-doc Fellow, Medical College of Georgia (current name: Georgia regents Univerisy)

2010.03-2011.02 Post-doc Fellow, Research Institute for Basic Sciences at PNU

Publications

INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS

* Authors contributed equally to this work.

1. Song J, Liu J, Schankenberg S, Ha H, Xing J, Chen KC. Variation in piRNA and transposable element content in strains of Drosophila melanogaster. Genome Biology and Evolution. 2014. 29;6(10):2786-27798 [SCIE].

2. Lee JR, Hong CP, Moon JW, Jung YD, Kim DS, Kim TH, Gim JA, Bae JH, Choi Y, Eo J, Kwon YJ, Song S, Ko J, Yang YM, Lee HK, Park KD, Ahn K, Do KT, Ha HS, Han K,Yi JM, Cha HJ, Cho BW, Bhak J, Kim HS. Genome-wide analysis of DNA methylation patterns in horse. BMC Genomics. 2014 15;15(1):598 [SCIE].

3. Ha H*, Song J*, Wang S, Kapusta A, Feschotte C, Chen KC, Xing J. A comprehensive analysis of piRNAs from adult human testis and their relationship with genes and mobile elements. BMC Genomics. 2014 1;15(1):545 [SCIE].

4. Witherspoon DJ, Zhang Y, Xing J, Watkins WS, Ha H, Batzer MA, Jorde LB. Mobile element scanning (ME-Scan) identifies thousands of novel Alu insertions in diverse human populations. Genome Res. 2013 23(7):1170-1181 [SCI]. [news feature in Nature Reviews Genetics]

5. Jung YD, Lee JR, Kim YJ, Ha HS, Oh KB, Im GS, Choi BH, Kim HS. Promoter activity analysis and methylation characterization of LTR elements of PERVs in NIH miniature pig. Genes Genet Syst. 2013 88(2):135-142 [SCI].

6. Jung YD, Ha HS, Park SJ, Oh KB, Im GS, Kim TH, Seong HH, Kim HS. Identification and promoter analysis of PERV LTR subtypes in NIH-Miniature pig. Mol Cells. 2013 35(2):99-105 [SCI].

7. Ahn K, Gim JA, Ha HS, Han K, Kim HS. The novel MER transposon-derived miRNAs in human genome. Gene. 2013 512(2):422-428 [SCI].

8. Ha HS*, Lee YC*, Park SJ, Jung YD, Ahn K, Moon JW, Han K, Oh KB, Kim TH, Seong HH, and Kim HS. In vitro CpG methylation and garcinol reduce PERV LTR promoter activity. Genes & Genomics. 2012 34(2):217-222 [SCIE]

9. Ha HS*, Moon JW*, Gim JA, Jung YD, Ahn K, Oh KB, Kim TH, Seong HH, and Kim HS. Identification and characterization of transposable element chimeric transcripts from porcine Refseq and EST database. Genes & Genomics. 2012 34(4):409-414 [SCIE]

10. Jung YD, Huh JW, Kim DS, Kim YJ, Ahn K, Ha HS, Lee JR, Yi JM, Moon JW, Kim TO, Song GA, Han K, Kim HS. Quantitative analysis of transcript variants of CHM gene containing LTR12C element in humans. Gene. 2011 489(1):1-5 [SCI]

11. Ha HS*, Chung WK*, Ahn K, Bae JH, Park SJ, Moon JW, Nam KH, Han K, Cho HG, Kim HS. Development of GEBRET: a web-based analysis tool for retroelements in primate genomes. Genes & Genomics. 2011 33(6):679-684 [SCIE]

12. Ha HS, Huh JW, Han K and Kim HS. Transcriptional variations mediated by an alternative promoter of the FPR3 gene. Mammalian Genome. 2011 22:621-633 [SCI]

13. Park SJ, Huh JW, Kim DS, Ha HS, Jung YD, Ahn K, Oh KB, Park EW, Chang KT, Kim HS. Analysis of the molecular and regulatory properties of active porcin endogenous retrovirus gamma-1 long terminal repeats in kidney tissues of the NIH-miniature pig. Mol Cells. 2010 30:319-325 [SCI]

14. Ahn K, Huh JW, Kim DS, Ha HS, Kim YJ, Lee JR, Kim HS. Quantitative analysis of alternative transcripts of human PCDH11X/Y genes. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2010 153B(3):736-744

15. Lee JR, Huh JW, Kim DS, Ha HS, Ahn K, Kim YJ, Chang KT, Kim HS. Lineage specific evolutionary events on SFTPB gene: Alu recombination-mediated deletion (ARMD), exonization, and alternative splicing events. Gene. 2009 435(1-2):29-35. [SCI]

16. Kim YJ, Huh JW, Kim DS, Bae MI, Lee JR, Ha HS, Ahn K, Kim TO, Song GA, Kim HS. Molecular characterization of the DYX1C1 gene and its application as a cancer biomarker. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2009 135(2):265-270. [SCI]

17. Huh JW, Kim DS, Ha HS, Lee JR, Kim YJ, Ahn K, Lee SR, Chang KT, Kim HS. Cooperative exonization of MaLR and AluJo elements contributed an alternative promoter and novel splice variants of RNF19. Gene. 2008 424(1-2):63-70. [SCI]

18. Huh JW, Kim DS, Kang DW, Ha HS, Ahn K, Noh YN, Min DS, Chang KT, Kim HS. Transcriptional regulation of GSDML gene by antisense-oriented HERV-H LTR element. Arch Virol. 2008 153(6):1201-1205. [SCI]

19. Huh JW*, Ha HS*, Kim DS, Kim HS. Placenta-restricted expression of LTR-derived NOS3. Placenta. 2008 29(7):602-608. [SCI]

20. Huh JW, Cho BW, Kim DS, Ha HS, Noh YN, Yi JM, Lee WH, Kim HS. Long terminal repeats of porcine endogenous retroviruses in Sus scrofa. Arch Virol. 2007 152(12):2271-2276. [SCI]

21. Sin HS, Huh JW, Kim DS, Kim TH, Ha HS, Kim WY, Park HK, Kim CM, Kim HS. Endogenous retrovirus-related sequences provide an alternative transcript of MCJ genes in human tissues and cancer cells. Genes Genet Syst. 2006 81(5):333-339. [SCI]

22. Sin HS, Huh JW, Kim DS, Kang DW, Min DS, Kim TH, Ha HS, Kim HH, Lee SY, Kim HS. Transcriptional control of the HERV-H LTR element of the GSDML gene in human tissues and cancer cells. Arch Virol. 2006 151(10):1985-1994. [SCI]

23. Ahn K, Huh JW, Park SJ, Kim DS, Ha HS, Kim YJ, Lee JR, Chang KT, Kim HS. Selection of internal reference genes for SYBR green qRT-PCR studies of rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta) tissues. BMC Mol Biol. 2008 [SCIE]

24. Huh JW, Kim DS, Ha HS, Ahn K, Chang KT, Cho BW, Kim HS. Identification and molecular characterization of PERV gamma1 long terminal repeats. Mol Cells. 2009 27(1):119-123. [SCI]

25. Huh JW, Kim DS, Noh YN, Park SJ, Ha HS, Kim CG, Lee YH, Kang CK, Chang KT , Kim HS. Dynamic evolution of tRNAThr-Derived HpaI SINEs and effect on genomes of oncorhynchus species. Genes & Genomics. 2009 31(3):217-226 [SCIE]

26. Ha HS*, Huh JW*, Kim DS, Kang DW, Cho BW, Kim HS. Promoter activity of the long terminal repeats of porcine endogenous retroviruses of the Korean domestic pig. Mol Cells. 2007 24(1):148-151. [SCI]

27. Sin HS, Huh JW, Kim WY, Kim DS Ahn, K, Ha HS, Kim HS. Long terminal repeats of human endogenous retrovirus H family provide alternative polyadenylation signals to NADSYN1 Gene. Korean J. Genetics. 2007 29(3):395-401 [SCIE]

28. Huh JW*, Ha HS*, Kim DS, Cho BW, Kim HS. Transient transfection analysis of long terminal repeats of porcine endogenous retroviruses in sus scrofa coreanus. Korean J. Genetics. 2007 29(3):403-407 [SCIE]

29. Huh JW*, Ha HS*, Kim YJ, Lee JR, Kim DS, Cho BW, Kim HS. Methylation and promoter activity of long terminal repeats from porcine endogenous retroviruses in the pig, sus scrofa. Korean J. Genetics. 2007 29(2):171-176 [SCIE]

30. Huh JW, Kim DS, Ha HS, Kim TH, Kim W, Kim HS. Formation of a new solo-LTR of the human endogenous retrovirus H family in human chromosome 21. Mol Cells. 2006 22(3):360-363. [SCI]

KOREAN DOMESTIC JOURNALS

1. Ha HS, Huh JW, Kim DS, Park SJ, Bae JH, Ahn K, Yun SE, Kim HS. 배아줄기세포에서 트랜스 스플라이싱 전사체의 분석 (Analysis of Trans-splicing Transcripts in Embryonic Stem Cell). Journal of life science. 2009 19(4): 549-552

2. Cho CY, Park SH, Kim DS, Ha HS, Ahn K, Kim HS, Cho HG. 유전자 진화 분석을 위한 전유전체 가시화 component ware 개발 (Development of Whole Genome Visualization Component Ware for Evolutionary Genetic Analysis).. Korea Information Science Society 2008 35(1): 198-202

3. Huh JW, Kim WY, Kim DS, Ha HS, Lee JR, Choi OH, Nam KM, Bae HJ, Choi J, Kim HS. 47,XXY와 46,XY 핵형을 가진 한국인 불임남성의 Y 염색체의 미세결실에 대한 비교 분석(Comparative analysis of Y chromosomal microdeletions in Korean infertile men of 47,XXY and 46,XY karyotypes). Journal of life science. 2007 17(6):741-747

4. Huh JW, Kim WY, Kim DS, Ha HS, Park NC, Choi OH, Nam KM, Choi J, Kim HS. 한국 불임남성에 있어서 RBMY1, CDY1 그리고 VCY2 유전자의 발현 분석 (Expression analysis of RBMY1, CDY1, and VCY2 genes in Korean male infertility). Journal of life science. 2007 7(5):613-618

5. Kim DS, Huh JW, Ha HS, Kim TH, Jo UJ, Kim HS. 치매환자에서 transposable elements에 의한 유전자 발현조절의 생물정보 분석 (Bioinformatics analysis of gene expression regulation by transposable elements in dementia patient). Journal of life science. 2006 16(7):1188-1194

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