WON-IL, JEONG

Professor

WON-IL, JEONG (D.V.M., Ph.D)

E-mail: wijeong@kaist.ac.kr

 

 Research Interests

• Alcoholic liver disease

• Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

• Hepatic stellate cell and liver fibrosis

• Liver immunology

 

Education

  • 1992.03-1999.02: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M), College of Veterinary Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
  • 1999.03-2001.02: M.S., Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
  • 2001.03-2004.02: Ph.D., Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea

Career:

  • 1999.03-2003.02: Assistant teacher, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
  • 2003.05-2004.02: Researcher of the Brain Korea 21 Project in 2003, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea.
  • 2004.03-2005.02: Post-Doc of the Brain Korea 21 Project in 2003, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
  • 2005.02-2008.11: Visiting Fellow, NIAAA/National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, U.S.A.
  • 2008.12-2012.08: Assistant professor, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, Korea.
  • 2012.09-2016.02: Associate professor, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, Korea.
  • 2016.03-present.: Tenured Associate professor, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, Korea.
  • 2017.02-2018.01: Special Visiting Fellow, NIAAA/National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, U.S.A.

Licenses

  • 1999.02. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.)
  • 2004.02. Certificate of the residency program of veterinary pathology
  • 2009.09. Certificate of Korean Veterinary Diagnosticians
  • 2010.12. Korean College of Veterinary Pathologists (KCVP)

Awards

  • 1999.02. Summa cum laude in College of Veterinary Medicine, KNU
  • 1999.05. The prize of the president of College of Veterinary Medicine alumni association of, KNU
  • 2004.10. The prize of the excellent poster presentation in Korean Society of Veterinary Science
  • 2006.04. Award for the 2006 Satellite Symposium (Baltimore, MD, USA) in the Academic Awards Committee for Research Society of Alcoholism
  • 2006.05. Award for the conference “Hepatic fibrosis” (Warrenton, VA, USA) in the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD).
  • 2008.11. AASLD Presidential Posters of Distinction in the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease
  • 2012.12. Top 5 Biomedical Research Award presented by BRIC
  • 2013.01. Honor of Blue Ribbon Lecture, Korean Society of Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • 2013.02. 2012 Commendation of Outstanding Faculty, KAIST
  • 2013.02. 2012 Commendation of The 2012 KAIST Top Ten Research Achievements

Membership

  • Editorial Board on the journal ‘Alcohol’ 2013 ~
  • Editorial Board on the journal ‘Gene Expression’ 2015 ~
  • The American Association for the Study of Liver Disease
  • The Korean Association for the Study of Liver
  • The International Society for Hepatic Sinusoidal Research
  • The Korean Society of Veterinary Pathology
  • The Korean Society of Toxicologic Pathology
  • The Korean Society of Veterinary Science
  • The Korean Association of Immunologists