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2007 Ph.D., Chungnam National University
1997 M.S., Kyungpook National University
1994 B.S., Kyungpook National University

Professional Experience

• (2016-present) Department of Integrative Bio-Industrial Engineering, Sejong University
• (1994-2016) National Institute of Agricultural Sciences, RDA
• (2008-2009) University of Massachusettes Medical School

Research Interests

• Identification and application of insect antimicrobial peptides
• Isolation and identication of functional materials from various insects
• Food and feed development using insects

Major Research Achievements

• Tenebrio molitor larvae inhibit adipogenesis through AMPK and MAPKs signaling in 3T3-L1 adipocytes and obesity in high-fat diet-induced obese mice. Int J Mol Sci (2017)
• Retromer promotes immune quiescence by suppressing Spätzle-Toll pathway in Drosophila. J Cell Physiol (2014)
• Heterodimers of DIF and Relish regulate antimicrobial peptide genes in Drosophila. PNAS (2010)
• Hippo signaling regulates Drosophila intestine stem cell proliferation through multiple pathways. PNAS (2010)


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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