Announcements: May, 2013

The President of Sogang University in South Korea visits the DBG! May 20th, 2013

On May 7th, The President of Sogang University in South Korea visited the DBG as part of the growing collaboration between Sogang University and Professor Kevin Kit Parker’s research group at SEAS.  President Ki Pung Yoo was accompanied by Jae Ho Roe, Vice President, Office of International Affairs, Sogang University; Jeong-Woo Choi, Director in Institute of Integrated Biotechnology; and Hang Duk Roh, Professor Ex-Director in Research Institute of SK Chemical.  After lunch with Professor Parker, where they discussed the international collaborations and academic exchanges between Sogang and Harvard, the visitors toured the DBG and saw the research being conducted by our two visiting researchers from Professor Kwanwoo Shin’s research group at Sogang University, Seungkuk Ahn and Hyojin Ko.  Dr. Sung Jin Park, a Postdoctoral Fellow in the DBG, also presented his research to the group.  The visit concluded with a tour of the Wyss Institute in the Longwood Medical area.

Boston’s largest Korean mass media outlet, BostonKorea, featured an article about the visit to the DBG and Wyss Institute.  Click here to access the article online, which is written in Korean.