Master of Arts, Seoul National University, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, Baylor College Medicine, 1992.
Research associate Baylor College Medicine, Houston, 1992—1994. Laboratory director Hanhyo Institute of Technology, Daejon, Republic of Korea, 1995—1997. Senior research scientist Korea Research Institute Bioscience Biotechnology, 1998—2000.
Associate professor Ewha Womans University School Medicine, Seoul, since 2000. Sergeant Army, 1984-1986, South Korea.
Married Ja-Kyeong Lee, August 22, 1960. Children: Jong-Won, Ji-Won.