Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, Seoul National University, 1996.
Fellow Harvard University, Boston, 1997—1998, Washington University, St. Louis, 1998—2002. Instructor Cheju National University, Jeju City, Republic of Korea, 2002—2004, assistant professor, since 2004. Lieutenant Republic of Korea Air Force, 1990-1993.
Member of American Association for Cancer Research (correspondent Scholar-in-Training award 2002).
Married Yun-Young Byon, November 3, 1991. Children: Da-In, Da-Vin.