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Oral Biochemistry

Byung-Moo Min

Book Details

  • Publisher: Springer
  • Publish Date: Aug 30th, 2023
  • Pages: NA
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2023 -
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9789819935956
  • Categories: Life Sciences - MicrobiologyAnatomyDentistry - General

About the Author

BYUNG-MOO MIN is Professor of Oral Biochemistry, Emeritus, in the School of Dentistry at Seoul National University (SNU), where he has been on the faculty since 1986. He received his DDS from SNU School of Dentistry in 1980. He received his MS and PhD degrees (1989) from SNU College of Medicine, where he performed research with Seung-Won Kimm. In addition, he conducted research with Dong-Kyun Cheong at the SNU School of Dentistry. He then completed a postdoctoral fellowship with No-Hee Park at the UCLA School of Dentistry. His research focused on oral carcinogenesis, keratinocyte biology, and peptidomics for tissue engineering. He served as the Chair of the Department of Oral Biochemistry (1991-2009), the Program in Maxillofacial Regenerative Medicine (2003-2009), and the Program in Cancer and Developmental Biology (2009-2013). He also showed outstanding leadership as a Director of the SNU Dental Research Institute (2011-2013) and the Brain Korea 21 Craniomaxillofacial Life Sciences Research Program (2008-2013), and as the Department Chair of Life Sciences in Dental Medicine (2012-2015). He was a member of the SNU Senate from 2011 to 2019 and served as the Senate Vice-Chair from 2014 to 2015. He has been a lifetime member of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology since 2006. He served the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), including as the Councilor (2007-2012), and represented the Asia/Pacific Region as the Regional Board Member of the IADR (2012-2015). He has received numerous awards, including the Hatton Award in the IADR Korean Division (1989), an Award for Outstanding Professor of the Year from SNU (2003), an award for outstanding achievement at the 8th World Congress on Advances in Oncology (Greece, 2003), the Korean Dental Association Award of Merit (2005), an Outstanding Research Award from SNU (2008), and Korean Dental Association Grand Prize (Academic Award, 2022). Professor Min was awarded the Order of Science and Technology Merit (2018) and the Order of Service Merit (2020) from the government of the Republic of Korea.