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Hee-Sup Shin

Hee-Sup Shin, Korean, American biology professor, researcher. Achievements include genetic analysis of t-complex of mice, chromosomal rearrangements in t-haplotypes, calcium channels and brain functions. Recipient Frank-Lappin-Horsfal award Cornell University, 1982, Ho-Am Foundation prize in Science, 2004, Dupont Science Technical award Korea Institute of Science Technology, 2004. Member Genetics Society of America.

Background

  • Shin, Hee-Sup was born on July 29, 1950 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Came to the United States, 1978.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Seoul National University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, New York City, 1983.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow Sloan Kettering Institute, New York City, 1978-1980, research associate, 1983-1985. Assistant professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1985—1991. Associate Whitehead Institute, since 1985.

      Professor, department Life Science Pohang University of Science and Technology, 1991—2001. Principal research scientist, Center for Calcium and Learning Korean Institute of Science Technology, since 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include genetic analysis of t-complex of mice, chromosomal rearrangements in t-haplotypes, calcium channels and brain functions.

    Membership

    Member Genetics Society of America.

    Connections

    • Married Kun-Wha, March 15, 1978. Children: Ji-Soo, Ji-Yon.
    • spouse: Kun-Wha
    • children: Ji-Soo Shin
    • Ji-Yon Shin
    Hee-Sup Shin
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    Born July 29, 1950
    (age 67)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      Seoul National University
    • 1983
      Cornell University
    • 1978 - 1980
      Postdoctoral fellow, Sloan Kettering Institute
    • 1985 - 1991
      assistant, professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1985
      associate, Whitehead Institute
    • 1991 - 2001
      professor, department Life Science Pohang University Science and
    • 1991 - 2001
      Technology, department Life Science Pohang University Science and
    • 2001
      principal research scientist, Center for Calcium and Learning Korean Institute Science
    • 2001
      Technology, Center for Calcium and Learning Korean Institute Science
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