Hyung-Sik Won obtained his B.S. degree in pharmacy from the College of Pharmacy from March 1993 to February 1997, an M.S. degree in physical pharmacy from the College of Pharmacy from March 1997 to February 1999, and a Ph.D. degree in physical pharmacy from the College of Pharmacy from March 1999 to August 2002, all from Seoul National University, Republic of Korea. He was a Postdoc Research Associate at the Department of Molecular Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, USA, from January 2004 to February 2005 and an Assistant Professor at Konkuk University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, from March 2005 to February 2009. He has been working as an Associate Professor at Konkuk University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, since March 2009 and as an Editorial Board Member of The Scientific World Journal (Structural Biology Domain) since October 2011. Won received the Young Scientist Award from the Korean Magnetic Resonance Society in February 15, 2005 and the Excellent Thesis Award from the Korean Society for Molecular and Cellular Biology in October 18, 2002. He got his Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Korea Science and Engineering Foundation (KOSEF) from January 5, 2004 to Januray 4, 2005. His research interests include structure and function of proteins, NMR (nuclear magnetic resonance) spectroscopy and X-ray crystallography, other spectroscopic and thermodynamic study of proteins, structural genomics projects, structure-activity relationships of biologically active peptides, folding and dynamics of proteins, Structural aspect of cellular process (transcription, folding, apoptosis, inflammation, and so forth), and protein and peptide engineering for drug development (SBDD, Structure-based Drug Development).
Biography Updated on 16 October 2012