Contact Info
Education
1980 - 1984 B.S. in Chemistry, Seoul National University, Korea 
1987 - 1992 Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Experience
1992 - 1993 Research Fellow (Professor P. Dowd), University of Berkeley, USA 
1993 - present Professor, Department of Chemistry, Chung-Ang University, Korea
Research Interests
Investigation of cell-signaling pathway 
Development of bioactive molecule (phosphatase inhibitors, g-INF enhancers, etc.) 
Mechanistic investigation of autoxidation of bioactive molecules 
Development of biomarkers for understanding human culture
Selected Publications

- A novel organogermanium protected atopic dermatitis induced by oxazolone, Bioorganic & Medical Chemistry Letters, 20, 4032-4034 (2010) 

- Synthesis and biological evaluation of water-soluble organogermanium, European Journal of Medical Chemistry, 45, 13654-1656 (2010) 
- Structure-based virtual screening approach to identify novel classes of Cdc25B phosphatase inhibitors, Bioorganic & Medical Chemistry Letters, 19, 4372-4375 (2009) 
- Structure-based virtual screening approach to identify novel classes of PTP1B inhibitors, European Journal of Medical Chemistry, 44, 3280-3284 (2009) 
- Mechanism of action of base-catalyzed oxygenation of phenol derivatives, Tetrahedron Letters, 46, 7721-7723 (2005) 
- Mechanism of oxygenation of vitamin K hydroquinone, Chemical Communications, 929-930 (1997))