Jin Woo Choi, Ph.D

Associate Professor


Laboratory of Pharmacogenetics

College of Pharmacy

Kyung Hee University


2003 B.S : Department of Genetic Engineering, Sungkunkwan University

2009 MS / Ph.D : College of Pharmacy, Seoul National University

Professional Research Experience

2010~2013 Research Fellow : Harvard Medical School / Massachusetts General Hospital

2011~2012 Adjunct Researcher : NIH

2012~2016 Assistant and Associate Professor : Wonkwang University, School of Dentistry, Department of Pharmacology

2013~2015 Director : Wonkwang Integrative Research Center for Biomedical Science

Academic Activity

Korean Society of Gene and Cell Therapy, Board member

Korean Academy of Oral Biology, Board member

Korean Society of Cancer Prevention, Board member

Awards / Honors

The professor of the year (2016, Wonkwang University)

The Grand prize winner for Special Academic Scholar (2016, Wonkwang university)

Chair and Secretary General (The 14th International Photodynamictherapy Association, Seoul, May 2013)

Mi Ran Byun (Rh.D)

Research Professor & Instructor


Cancer stem cells, Circulating tumor cells, dissemination of cancer cell in secondary organ

Joong Ki Yu (Ph.D)

Research Professor & Instructor


Drug development, Virus-based gene therapy & Cancer treatment using RNAi

Jihye Jang

Lab Manager


Euijin Lee

Research / Bioinformaticist


Gene expression, Off-target based drug repositioning, Genetic correlation, PPI Network analysis

Kwan Park

Graduate course


Glioblastoma invasion, Inflammation-based tumorigenesis, Control of metastasis destination

Dae Hoon Lee

Graduate course


Colon cancer metastasis to liver, Brain metastasis-prone environment

Bada Lee

Graduate course


Regulation of brain metastasis in breast cancer, Genomic location based gene expression

Seok Won Lee

Graduate course


Subcomplex and its component dynamics of protein complex, Protin synthesis and cancer

Soo Min Lee

Graduate course


Organoid from various tissues

Sun Kyung Kim

Graduate course


Genetic linkage analysis in disease, target discovery and validation

Hong Bi Kim

undergraduate researcher


Gene loucus effect, Use of artificial intelligence for drug discovery, Genetic network analysis

Min Hak Lee

undergraduate researcher


viral therapeutic approach in mouse model