Joong-Ki Kook

Chosun University, Korea

I. PERSONAL INFORMATION Name: Joong-Ki Kook, D.D.S., Ph.D. Sex: Male Current position/ Business Address: Chairperson, Korean Collection for Oral Microbiology Associate Professor, Department of Oral Biochemistry, School of Dentistry, Chosun University 309 Philmun-daero, Dong-gu, Gwangju 501-759, Republic of Korea Telephone: +82-62-230-6877 Facsimile: +82-62-224-3706 E-mail: jkkook@chosun.ac.kr III. Area of Expertise Oral Microbiology; Bacterial taxonomy; Metabolism of Fusobacterium nucleatum and Streptococcus mutans; Molecuar mechanism of Antimicrobial Agents II. UNIVERSITY EDUCATION: 1997-1995 (Ph.D.) SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERISTY Department of Dentistry, Seoul, Republic of Korea. Ph.D. Thesis: Alteration and Regulation of Viral Promoter P97 Activity in Human Oral Keratinocytes Transformed with HPV-16 and Chemical Carcinogens 1995-1993 (M.S.D.) SEOUL NATIONAL UNIVERISTY Department of Dentistry, Seoul, Republic of Korea. M.S.D. Thesis: Effects of Dexamethasone and Epidermal Grwoth factor on Expression of HPV-16 E6/E7 and Proto-oncogenes in Human Oral Keratinocytes Transformed by HPV Type 16 and Benzo(a)pyrene 1997-1995 (B.S. / D.D.S.) CHOSUN UNIVERISTY College of Dentistry, Gwangju, Republic of Korea. III. ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS 2000.09 – Present: Associate Professor, Department of Oral Biochemistry, School of Dentistry, Chosun University, Republic of Korea. 2009.02 – 2011.06 Part-time Research Assistant Professor (with J-1 VISA), Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, University of Southern California, USA 2007.05 – 2009.01 Research Associate (with J-1 VISA), Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, University of Southern California, USA 2006.08 – 2007.03 Faculty position as a Visiting Assistant Researcher (with J-1 VISA), Disivision of Associate Clinical Specialisties, Section of Periodontics School of Dentistry, University of California at Los Angeles, USA

Biography Updated on 13 August 2012

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