HUPO 2021 World Congress

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Prof. Ho Jeong Kwon

Prof. Ho Jeong Kwon: Republic of Korea
Categories: Main Congress Speakers

Professor Ho Jeong KWON graduated from Seoul National University (BSc, Korea) and did MS and PhD from University of Tokyo (Japan) and postdoctoral training at Harvard (USA). He returned to Korea in 1999 and promoted to full professor in 2008 at the department of biotechnology, Yonsei University. He has been director of chemical genomics Global Research Laboratory (GRL) program and serving as an adjunct professor, College of Medicine, Yonsei University and Lund University (Sweden) and SAC member of Institut Pasteur Korea. He has been serving as the president of AOHUPO (20-present) and served as a council member of HUPO (05-08, 15-17, 19-present), the president of KHUPO (10-11) and the president of Korean Society for Vascular Biology and Medicine (18-20). He has published over 220 papers in reputed journals (Google scholar citation; Total citation: 17,534, h-index: 50) and been serving as editor-in-chief of Proteome Science and editor of repute journals. He has also filed over 50 patents and received many awards including Doheon Biochemistry Award (KSBMB, 2020), Sura Academy Award (KMB, 2006) and Outstanding Research Professor Awards of Yonsei University (2011, 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018), Outstanding Teaching Award by Yonsei University (2008, 2013, 2020). His research interests focus on discovery of bioactive small molecules, target identification and validation, integration of omics technologies toward innovations in drug discovery and translational research.