Prof. Bong Hyun CHUNG

IAB 1 (Small)


2014-present  Director, BioNano Health Guard Research Center, KRIBB

2013-2014         Director, Bioconvergence Research Institute, KRIBB

2004-2013         Chief Professor, NanoBio Major, UST

2003-2014         Director, BioNanotechnology Research Center, KRIBB

1997-2003         Head of Laboratory, KRIBB

1987-1997         SeniorResearch Scientist, KRIBB


1984 – 1987: Ph.D., Department of Chemical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science &Technology(KAIST)

1982 – 1984: M.S., Department of Chemical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science &Technology (KAIST)

1978 – 1982: B.S., Department of Chemical Engineering, Seoul National University 

Research Interests

  • Development of Nano-biochips, Nano-biosensors and Nano-biomaterials based on the exploitation and utilization of bio-content 
    • Development of new tools for drug discovery and new technologies for diagnosis and treatments of diseases by BINT convergence research

 InternationalJournal Editorial Board Members

  • Associate Editor, Nano Convergence
  • Advisory Editorial Board, European Biophysics Journal
  • Editorial Board, Biochip Journal 

Recent Publications

“Color-TunablePhotoluminescent Fullerene Nanoparticles”Adv. Mater.2012, 1999. 

“Nonstick, Modulus-Tunable and Gas-Permeable Replicas for Mold-Based, High-Resolution Nanolithography, Adv. Funct.Mater.2011, 3681.

“Splitting and Self-assembling of Far-red Fluorescent Protein with an Engineered Beta Strand Peptide: Application for Alpha-Synuclein Imaging in Mammalian Cells”Biomaterials.2011, 9051.

“Synthesis and Characterization of a Photoluminescent Nanoparticle Based on Fullerene-Silica Hybridization”Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.2009, 5296.

“Multiplexed Imaging of Therapeutic Cells with Multispectrally Encoded MagnetofluorescentNanocompositeEmulsions”J. Am. Chem. Soc.2009, 17145. 


Over 200 peer review papers (international), 50peer review papers (domestic), 130 patents