Research

Interests

  • Development of New Methods in Organic Synthesis

  • Total Synthesis of Biologically Active Natural Compounds

  • Drug Design and Drug Development Utilized by Combination of Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Professional Affillation

  • Member, Pharmaceutical Society of Korea (PSK)

  • Member, Korean Society of Organic Synthesis (KSOS)

Honors &

Awards

  • 2011-2013  Best Paper Award from Brain Korea 21

  • 2011  Distinguished Poster Presentation Award from The Pharmaceutical Society of Korea (PSK)

  • 2013  Distinguished Poster Presentation Award from The Pharmaceutical Society of Korea Medicinal Chemistry

  • 2014  The Future Promising Pharmacologist Award from The Pharmaceutical Society of Korea (PSK)

  • 2014  Postdoctoral Fellowship from National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF)

Education &

Work Experience

  • 9/2017 – present  Assistant Professor Pharmaceutical Synthetic Chemistry, College of Pharmacy, Seoul National University                                              

  • 11/2016 – 8/2017  Senior Researcher Center for Convergent Research of Emerging Virus Infection (CEVI), Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT)                                                                                             

  • 1/2015 – 9/2016  Postdoctoral Fellow Department of Chemistry, The University of Texas at Austin (Advisor : Dr. Michael J. Krische)                        

  • 4/2014 – 11/2014  Senior Research Fellow Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Seoul National University (Advisor : Dr. Hyeung-geun Park)                                                                              

  • 3/2008 – 2/2014  Ph. D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry College of Pharmacy, Seoul National University (Advisor : Dr. Hyeung-geun Park) Dissertation : A novel synthetic method for chiral α,α-dialkylmalonate via phase-transfer catalytic alkylation and its application to total synthesis of (–)-horsfiline        

  • 3/2004 – 2/2008  B.S. in Pharmacy Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

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Professor

Suckchang Hong

Suckchang Hong obtained his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees (2008 and 2014) from Seoul National University under the guidance of Professor Hyeung-geun Park. He won the postdoctoral fellowship from NRF in 2014. In 2015, he started his postdoctoral work in the laboratory of professor Michael J. Krische at UT. Upon completing his postdoctoral studies in 2016, he joined the convergent research center of emerging virus infection in KRICT. In 2017, he has moved back to his alma mater, SNU, and started his own research group.