CHEMICAL & BIOLOGICAL INTEGRATIVE RESEARCH CENTER

Chung, Hak Suk   Principal Researcher

Phone

02-958-6423

E-mail

hschung@kist.re.kr

Office

L1-148

Homepage

– Ph.D. Harvard University, Chemical Biology (2007)

– M.A. Princeton University, Organic Chemistry (2003)

– M.S. Korea University, Organic Chemistry (1998)

– B.S. Sookmyung Women’s University, Chemistry (1996)

– Seniore Researcher, Korea Institute of Science & Technology (KIST) (2012~)

– Assistant, Associate Professor, University of Science and Technology (2012~)

– Post-Doc, Duke Medical Center, Durham, NC(2007-2012)

– Develop Adjuvant plaform for cancer, allergy, and Alzheimer immunotherapy

– Understand molecular mechanisms of enzymes and proteins involved in diverse cellular processes and disease utilizing protein structures

– Selected publications

The same as above

– Selected patents

  1. Bacteria producing hexa-acylated monophosphoryl lipid A, and method for the production of hexa-acylated monophosphoryl lipid A using the same. 2017 (Korea, granted), Filing at 2017 or 2018 (PCT, Russia, Europe, USA, Japan, China, India, Canada, Australia)
  2. Bacteria constitutively producing monophosphoryl lipid A, and method for the production of monophosphoryl lipid A using the same Filing at 2017 or 2018 (Korea, USA, PCT)
  3. Method for producing monomeric CARD in bacterial cell. Filing at 2017 (Korea)

4. Bacteria producing monophosphoryl lipid A, and method for the production of monophosphoryl lipid A using the same. (Korea, granted at 2017)

  1. Composition for dephosphorylating lipid and method for the production of dephosphorylated lipid using the same. (Korea, granted at 2017)

– Technique transfer

Techniques “Direct technique producing adjuvant, monophosphoryl lipid A” was transferred to Eubiologics (Downpayment: ~ $ 270,000, milestone payments: $ 6 million, loyalty: 2-5% of net sales)