Bongsup Cho received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in chemistry from Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea and the Ph.D. degree in medicinal chemistry from the University of Illinois Medical Center, Ill, USA in 1985. After conducting postdoctoral work at the University of Chicago and FDA National Center for Toxicological Research, he joined the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy in 1991, where he is currently a Professor of medicinal chemistry. He teaches the medicinal chemistry of oncologic and central nervous system drugs. Dr. Cho's research focuses on the structure-function relationships of DNA damage and on the molecular mechanisms underlying the protein-DNA interactions involved in repair and replication. His research has been supported by funds from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and American Cancer Society (ACS). Dr. Cho has authored peer-reviewed articles in basic cancer research area and presented numerous abstracts and proceedings in the subject areas. Over the years, Dr. Cho has served as a grant reviewer for various federal and private agencies, including NIH and National Science Foundation (NSF). Dr. Cho is a Member of the American Chemical Society (ACS), American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), and American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS). He is the Program Coordinator of NIH-Sponsored Rhode Island IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (RI-INBRE) program.
Biography Updated on 14 March 2011