Park, Seung Bum

Professor and Vice-Chair
Department of Chemistry, Seoul National University
Seoul, 151-747, Korea
Tel: 82-2-880-9090 Fax: 82-2-884-4025
sbpark@snu.ac.kr

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Chemistry
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA
Boehinger-Ingelheim Fellowship (2000–2001)
under the guidance of Prof. Robert F. Standaert  
M.S. in Chemistry Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea 1997
under the guidance of Prof. Kwan Soo Kim.
B.S. in Chemistry Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea 1993

 

EXPERIENCE


2013.3~present   
Professor, Department of Chemistry, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Research Interest: Diversity Oriented Synthesis and Chemical Biology 
Medicinal and Combinatorial Chemistry
Bioimaging and High Throughput/High Content Screening
Target Identification (FITGE technology)
2009.8~2013.2    Associate Professor (joint appointment)
                            Department of Biophysics and Chemical Biology
2009.6~2009.8    Visiting Professor at the Scripps Research Institute
(Prof. Peter G. Schultz’s Laboratory and the Genomic Institute of Novartis Foundation, GNF)
2008.4~2013.2    Associate Professor (with tenure)
2004.2~­2008.3    Assistant Professor
                             Department of Chemistry, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
2001.8~2004.1  
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Postdoctoral Fellow
Post-Doctoral Fellow under the guidance of Prof. Stuart L. Schreiber

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES



2017.10~present     Chair, Global Council, International Chemical Biology Society (ICBS)
2016.08~present     Director, A3 Foresight Program, Asian Chemical Probe Research Hubs (ACPRB), NRF
2014.06~present     Director, Center for Chemical Proteomics (창의연구사업), Seoul National University
2013.01~present     Vice Chair, Chemistry Department, Seoul National University
2013.04~present     Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC)
2013.06~present     Review Editor, Frontiers in Chemistry (Specialized in Chemical Biology)
2012.04~present     Associate Editor, Molecular BioSystems (IF 3.9, Royal Society of Chemistry)
2012.05~present     International Advisory Board, Methods and Application in Fluorescence (IOPScience)
2012.01~present     Editorial Advisory Board, Diversity Oriented Synthesis(Springer/Versita)
2012.01~2013.12 Chairman of Academic Affair, Korean Chemical Society
2010.11~present    Editorial Advisory Board, ACS Combinatorial Science(American Chemical Society)
2011.06~present     Members of the Permanent Steering Committee, Methods & Applications of Fluorescence (MAF)
2009.10~2011.09 Chairman of International Affair, KHUPO (Korean Human Proteome Organization)
2007.09~present Editorial Advisory Board, Molecular Diversity(Springer)
2006.11~2010.12 Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Combinatorial Chemistry (American Chemical Society)
2007.01~2010.12 Editorial Board, BMB report (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) (KSBMB)
2006.01~present     Board Member of International Affair, Korean Chemical Society
Deputy Director of NMR and Spectroscopic Facility at Chem. Dept of Seoul National University.



Organizing Committee (selected lists)

  1. 2008 16th International Symposium of SNU-UT-NTU Chemistry Dept.
  2. 2009 CMDD Symposium, Seoul, Korea
  3. SCS-09, International Symposium on Combinatorial Sciences, Beijing, China
  4. 2010 PacifiChem, Organizer of Symposium on Diversity-Oriented Synthesis, Hawaii, US
  5. 2011, 2012 SNU-RIKEN Joint Symposium on Chemical Biology, Tokyo, Japan
  6. 2012 RSC-KCS Symposium on Chemical Biology, Seoul, Korea

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

2017 Top 100 Excellent Research Accomplishment Award (국가우수연구성과 100선)
2016 Asian Core Program Lectureship Awards (from Japan and Thailand), October 2016
2016 Best Lecture Award (자연대 우수강의상) at College of Natural Science, Seoul National University.
2014 The Scientist of the Month, National Research Foundation (이달의 과학자상, July 2014)
2013 Top 100 Excellent Research Accomplishment Award (National Science & Technology Commission, Korea, 국가우수연구성과 100선)
2013 The Distinguished Lectureship Award, the Chemical Society of Japan (03.24.2013)
2012 Research Award (자연대 연구상) at College of Natural Science, Seoul National University
2010 Presidential Young Scientist Award (젊은 과학자상) from President of the Republic of Korea and the National Academy of Science in Korea (한림원, 대통령상)
2010 AstraZeneca 5th VRI Research Grant Award from AstraZeneca Virtual Research Institute
2010 Jang Sae Hee Academic Excellency Award (장세희 학술상) from Korean Chemical Society
2010 Best Researcher Award at College of Natural Science (Seoul National University)
2009 The KCS-Wiley Young Chemist Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry
2009 Best Research Award selected by National Research Foundation of Korea
2009 Top 100 Excellent Research Accomplishment Award (National Science & Technology Commission, Korea)
2009 Best Researcher Award at College of Natural Science (Seoul National University)
2009 The Distinguished Lectureship Award, the CSJ Asian International Symposium,
(The Chemical Society of Japan, 03.29.2009)
2009 Best Presentation Award at Gordon Research Conference: High Throughput Chemistry and
Chemical Biology, New London, NH
2008 Best Teacher Award at College of Natural Science (Seoul National University)
2007 The Award Certificate for Lectureship for Outstanding Research Presentation
(2nd International Conference on Cutting-Edge Organic Chemistry in Asia)
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship (2001-2004)
Boehinger-Ingelheim Predoctoral Fellowship (2000-2001)
Vice-President Research and Presentation Grant (2000)
Hayashikawa Excellence Award (2000)
Study Grant Scholarship of Texas A&M University (2000)
Martel Travel Award (1999)
Korean Honor Scholarship (1999)
Graduate Scholarship from Korean Advanced Science Foundation (1994-1996)
Graduate Research Award from Yonsei Natural Science Institute (1995)
Scholarships from A-san Foundation (1989-1993)