Bachelor of Science, Konkuk University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 1965; Master of Science, Yonsei University, Seoul, 1970; Master of Science, Brigham Young University, 1975; Doctor of Philosophy, University Idaho, 1979.
Research specialist School Medicine University Utah, Salt Lake City, 1975-1976. Associate dean, chairman biology department College of Science Konkuk University, Seoul, 1979-1987, professor, director Institute Genetic Engineering, 1984-2000, dean academy affairs, 1988-1989, dean academy research, 1992-1995, president Academy Life Science, 1996-1998. Professor biology Konkok University, 1979—2006.
Dean College of Science Konkuk University, 2000—2004. Director Gene and Biotechnology Institute, Waters Company Limited, since 2004. Advisor Korean Institute Oriental Medicine, Seoul.
Chief researcher Research CTr. Molecular Microbiology Seoul National University.
With Republic of Korea Army, 1961-1963. Member American Society Microbiology, Society Microbiology, Korean Society Virology (member board committee), Korean Society Applied Microbiology (president 1999), Kongju University Alumni (president 1985-1986), Konkuk University Biology Department Alumni (president 1987-1988), Korean Society Mycology (president 1989-1990).
Married Sung Ja Choi, August 14. Children: Hyun Na, Jae Hoon, Hyun Mi.