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Our people are at the core of what makes the Protein Engineering Lab., Sungkyunkwan University such a unique and fulfilling place to work. We’re proud of the diversity of our staff, with each member contributing their unique skills to the projects we’re working on. Together, we’ve planned and executed some of the most innovative and cutting edge experiments. Find out more about our team members below.

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Dae-Hyuk Kweon
Professor, Department of Integrative Biotechnology
Affiliated faculty, Sungkyun Advanced Institute for NanoTechnology
Sungkyunkwan University

62204 Biotechnology Bldg., Dept. of Integrative Biotechnology,
Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, 16419, Korea
Tel: +82-31-290-7869, Fax: +82-31-290-7870


  • 2001-2003, Postdoctoral training, Iowa State University, IA, USA

  • 2001, Department of Food Science and Technolgy, PhD, Seoul National University, Korea

  • 1997, MS, Department of Food Science and Technolgy, Seoul National Univeristy, Korea

  • 1995, BS, Department of Food Science and Technolgy, Seoul National University, Korea

Professional experiences

  • 2003-2005 Assistant Professor, Andong National University, Korea

  • 2006-Present Professor, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea

  • 2013-2014 Visiting Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

  • 2016~2017: 한국생물공학회 산업정책이사

  • 2018: 한국생물공학회 학술이사

  • 2019~현재: 한국생물공학회 재무이사, 재무위원장

Major research interests 

  1. Development of chemical regulators of SNARE-driven membrane fusion, and development of Botox substitutes for cosmetic and therapeutic purposes

  2. Development of nanoperforators of viral envelope for antivirals (e.g., anti-influenza drugs)

  3. Protein engineering for improved stability, solubility and activity

  4. Recombinant protein production technologies (protein expression control, purification, refolding and protein characterization through spectroscopies)

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