Bachelor of Science, Seoul University, Republic of, 1975. Master of Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, 1980.
Postdoctoral researcher University New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 1980-1982. Senior scientist Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, 1982-1987, laboratory chief Genetic Engineering Research Institute Daejon, 1988-1993. Visiting associate scientist National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1987-1988.
Director Korea Research Institute Bioscience and Biotechnology, Daejon, 1996-1998, director Bioinfo. Center, 1997-1999, vice president, 1979—1999, chief, microbial and bioprocess engineering laboratory, 2000—2004. Chief Executive Officer Bioholdings Company, Inc., 2000—2003.
Director general Korea Institute Indsl Tech Evaluation & Planning, Seoul, since 2004. Adjunct professor Chungham National University, Daejon, 1994-1998, Korea University, 1993-1996, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, 1996-1998.
Member KIBB (chairman international cooperation 1994-1997, vice president 1998-1999), Korean Society for Applied Microbiology (editor 1994-1998, secretary general 2003), Microbiol. Society Korea (secretary general 1993-1994, vice president 2004), Korea Academy of Sciences Technology.
Married Young-Mee Yun, October 7, 1989. Children: Jung-Woo, Ji-Yoon, Jae-Woo.