- Postdoctoral training, Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, University of Texas at Austin, TX (01/2003 – 12/2005)
- Ph.D., Microbiology, University of Texas at Austin, TX (09/1996 – 12/2002)
- M.S., Biology, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL (09/1993 – 05/1996)
- B.S., Biology, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea (03/1986 – 02/1993, military service: 02/1988 – 05/1990)
- 03/2020 – 02/2022 Department Chair, Department of Biotechnology, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.
- 09/2018 – 08/2020 Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Data Science & Systems Informatics, (의생명시스템정보학교실), Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
- 03/2018 – 02/2019 Associate Dean, College of Life Science and Biotechnology(생명시스템대학), Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.
- 03/2017 – Present Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.
- 03/2016 – 02/2018 Program Chair, Graduate Program in Biomaterials Science & Engineering (생물소재공학협동과정), Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.
- 03/2012 – 02/2017 Associate professor, Department of Biotechnology, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.
- 03/2008 – 02/2012 Assistant professor, Department of Biotechnology, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea.
- 01/2006 – 02/2008 Research Associate, Center for Systems and Synthetic Biology, University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
Editorial/Reviewer Board member
- Genes (2019): Guest Editor (BIOINFO2019 special issue)
- Molecules and Cells (2018 – 2023): Editorial Board Member
- BMC Systems Biology (2017): Guest Editor (GIW2017 special issue)
- Scientific Reports (NPG) (2015 - 2020): Editorial Board Member (Genetics and Genomics category)
- Current Opinions in Plant Biology (2015): Guest Editor (Genome studies and molecular genetics)
- Animal Cells and Systems (2010 – 2020): Associate Editor
- Frontiers in Plant Science (2010 – 2018): Reviewer Board Member
Invited Journal Ad hoc referee
Nature Biotechnology, Nature Protocols, Genome Research, Genome Biology, Nucleic Acids Research, Cancer Research, Genome Medicine, PLoS Genetics, PLoS Computational Biology, Scientific Reports, Science Advances, Trends in Plant Science, Plant Cell, Molecular Biology and Evolution, Plant Physiology, Journal of Plant Biology, Bioinformatics, BMC Systems Biology, BMC Bioinformatics, BMC Genomics, PROTEOMICS, PLoS One, Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, BioTechniques, IET-Systems Biology, and INFORMS Journal on Computing.
Awards and Honors
- 2018: 28th The Outstanding Research Article Award in Science and Technology, The Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST)
- 2017: The Best Research Article of the Year 2017 in Animal Cells & Systems, The Korean Society for Integrative Biology
- 2015: Yonsei University Teaching Excellence Award
- 2014: Yonsei University Faculty Research Award
- 2014: The Best Research Article of the Year 2014 in Animal Cells & Systems, The Korean Society for Integrative Biology
- 2012: Top Ten Papers in Regulatory and Systems Genomics 2011, 5th Annual RECOMB Conference on Regulatory and Systems Genomics, San Francisco, Nov 12-15
- 2012: Top 50 Basic Research Achievement Award by Korean National Research Foundation
- 2011: ON-BIT Academic Award by Korean Society for Bioinformatics and Systems Biology (KSBSB)
- 2011: Top 50 Basic Research Achievement Award by Korean National Research Foundation
- 2011: Science magazine 2010 Visualization Challenge; A winner of Honorable Mention
- 2010: POSCO TJ Park Junior Faculty Fellowship
- 2009: Yonsei University Teaching Excellence Award