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researcher , biology professor

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.

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