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이동기 교수 (Dong-ki Lee, Ph. D.)


Professor. Department of Chemistry

Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU)

TEL : +82-31-299-4565

FAX : +82-31-299-4890

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1989.2-1993.2 : B.S. in Chemistry, Dept. Chemistry, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

1994.8-1999.1 : Ph. D. in Molecular Biology, Section of Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology, Cornell University 

(Advisor: John T. Lis)




Professional Career


1999.1-1999.5 : Post-doc. Section of Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology, Cornell University

1999.5-2001.4 : Post-doc. Center for Calcium and Learning, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH)

2001.5-2003.5 : Senior Research Scientist and Group leader (Microarray and Functional Genomics), Toolgen Inc.

2003.5-2004.3 : Post-doc. Department of Chemistry, KAIST

2004.3-2008.2 : Assistant professor. Department of Chemistry, POSTECH 


2008.3-present : Professor. Department of Chemistry, Sungkyunkwan University


2008.10-present: Principal Investigator, Global Research Laboratory for RNAi Medicine (Collaboration with Prof. Chiang J. Li at Harvard Medical School)




Professional Activities


2012-present : Editorial Board, Molecular Therapy-Nucleic Acids


2011-present : Asian Editor, Nucleic Acid Therapeutics (formerly Oligonucleotides)


2010-present : Editorial Board, Recent Patents on Anti-infective Drug Discovery


2010-present : Editorial Board, BMB Reports


2009-present : Vice President, Korean Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society




Honors and Awards


1994-1995 : Sage graduate fellow, Cornell University


2010. 8. : "Outstanding Achievements in Basic Science Research" awarded by Korean Ministry of Education, Science and Technology


2012. 12 : Sungkyun Family Award (Education and Research) 


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