Welcome to the Chemical & Cancer Biology Branch of the Institute of Basic Science - Center for Genomic Integrity. We are located on the beautiful UNIST (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology) campus in Ulsan, South Korea.

We are an international and interdisciplinary research team focused on the study to the molecular pathways underlying DNA repair and the DNA damage response and its connection to tumorigenesis and cancer therapy. Please explore this site to get to know our three research groups and learn about our current work and future goals.


We have frequent openings for enthusiastic postdocs, graduate students and technicians with a background in chemical, molecular, structural and cell biology, cancer research and organic and analytical chemistry. For more information and to apply, please contact:

Prof. Orlando D. Schärer orlando.scharer@ibs.re.kr

Dr. Jung Eun Yeo jyeo@ibs.re.kr

Dr. Kei-ichi Takata ktakata@ibs.re.kr

Mail address:

IBS Center for Genomic Integrity

Building 103, Room 208, UNIST-gil 50

Eonyang-eup, Ulju-gun, Ulsan, 44919, Korea