A photo of Sang-Wook Cha.

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Biography & Affiliation

Research Interests

Molecular basis of fetal intestine development; Wnt signaling; stem cells

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Research Divisions

Developmental Biology


PhD: College of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, South Korea, 2005.

Senior Researcher: Brain Korea21 project, 2005-2007.

Research Fellow/Associate: Cincinnati Children’s Research Foundation, Cincinnati, OH, 2007-2012.


High-efficiency non-mosaic CRISPR-mediated knock-in and indel mutation in F0 Xenopus. Aslan, Y; Tadjuidje, E; Zorn, AM; Cha, S. Development (Cambridge). 2017; 144:2852-2858.

Two-color fluorescence in situ hybridization using chromogenic substrates in Xenopus. Agricola, Z; Cha, S. BioTechniques. 2016; 61:263-268.

Nodal signalling in Xenopus: the role of Xnr5 in left/right asymmetry and heart development. Tadjuidje, E; Kofron, M; Mir, A; Wylie, C; Heasman, J; Cha, S. Open Biology. 2016; 6.