Ju Young Seok
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Ju is a recipient of the 13th Asan Award in Medicine for Young Medical Scientists for his research on lung cancer-related genes.
(Photo: Asan Award in Medicine)
13th Asan Award in Medicine (Award for Young Medical Scientists)
The title ‘Rising-Star Distinguished Professor’ is awarded to eminent professors who are under the age of 45.
Using whole-genome sequencing techniques, researchers in South Korea have found that some lung cancer-associated mutations can occur decades before the disease presents itself.
These rising stars and veterans hail from diverse sectors in industry and academia, but they all share in one common mission—to make tomorrow a better place for you and me.
Every time a cell in the early embryo divides, three mutations creep in; a rate much higher than previously thought.
Song Kiseok has been awarded the 2014 Marconi Society Paul Baran Young Scholar Award.