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1993 Ph.D., U. of Chicago
1987 M.S., Seoul National University
1985 B.S., Seoul National University

Professional Experience

• (1994.07-1995.02) Post-doc, UCSB
• (1993.04-1994.06) Post-doc, U. of Chicago

Research Interests

• Effect of chaperone proteins on protein folding
• Molecular mechanism of neurodegenerative diseases
• Regulation of amyloid fibril formation

Major Research Achievements

• Engineering more powerful chaperones by insertion of IF domain
• Demonstration of DD domain effect on degradation of misfolded proteins

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
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production


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