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Jaewon Ko (고재원)

  • Address.
     Department of Brain Sciences, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology, Building E4, Daegu, 42988, Korea
     Room 510 (office)/Room 520, 521, 523, 526 (lab), 333 Techno jungang-daero, Hyeonpung-Eup, Dalseong-Gun, Daegu, 42988, Korea
  • Phone.
    (82)-53-785-6154 (office); (82)-53-785-6163/6164/6165 (lab)
  • Fax.
    (82)-53-785-6109
  • E-mail.
    jaewonko@dgist.ac.kr

Educational Background

  • 1996.03 - 2000.02 Dept. of Biological Sciences, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), B.S. (이학사)
  • 2000.03 - 2002.02 Dept. of Biological Sciences, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), M.S. (이학석사)
  • 2002.03 - 2005.02 Dept. of Biological Sciences, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Ph.D. (이학박사)

Research Career

  • 2005.03 - 2007.10  Dept.of Biological Sciences, KAIST, Postdoctoral Fellow (자연과학연구소 연수연구원)
  • 2007.11 - 2008.05  Dept. of Neuroscience, Univ. of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Research Fellow (박사후연구원)
  • 2008.06 - 2011.08  Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Postdoctoral Researcher (박사후연구원)
  • 2011.09 - 2015.02  Dept. of Biochemistry, Yonsei University (연세대학교 생화학과), Assistant Professor (조교수)
  • 2014.03 - 2017.01  Dept. of Psychiatry, Yonsei University College of Medicine(연세대학교 의과대학 정신과학교실), Adjunct Professor(겸임교수)
  • 2015.03 - 2017.01  Dept. of Biochemistry, Yonsei University (연세대학교 생화학과), Associate Professor (부교수)
  • 2017.02 - 2018.08  Dept. of Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (대구경북과학기술원 뇌인지과학전공),                                       Associate Professor (tenured) (부교수, 정년보장)
  • 2018.09 - present  Dept. of Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (대구경북과학기술원 뇌인지과학전공),                                       Professor (교수)

Awards and Honors (selected)

  • 2017 - Best Academic Award (최우수 학술상), Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (대구경북과학기술원)
  • 2017 - Founding Member of Young Korean Academy of Science and Technology (Y-KAST; 한국차세대과학기술한림원 이학부 창립멤버), The Korean Academy of Science and Technology (한국과학기술한림원)
  • 2016 - Presidential Young Scientists Award [Life Science Category] (대통령 포상 젊은과학자상 [생명과학 4군]), The Korean Academy of Science and Technology (한국과학기술한림원) & Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning (미래창조과학부)
  • 2016 - 30 Young Scientists Award (한국을 빛낼 젊은 과학자 30인), POSTECH (포항공과대학교) & Dong-A Ilbo (동아일보)
  • 2014 - Carl Zeiss Award for Young Neuroscientist, The Korean Society for Brain and Neural Science (한국뇌신경과학회)
  • 2014 - JNS Travel Award, The Japan Neuroscience Society (일본뇌신경과학회)
  • 2014 - Asan Award in Medicine (아산의학상 젊은의학자상 [Basic Medicine Category]), The Asan Foundation (아산사회복지재단)
  • 2014 - BLUE Ribbon Lectureship (블루리본강연상), KSMCB (한국분자세포생물학회)
  • 2013 - Frontier Science Award (한림선도과학자), The Korean Academy of Science and Technology (한국과학기술한림원)
  • 2011 - Junior Faculty Fellowship Award (포스코 청암펠로우 신진교수부문), Posco TJ Park Foundation (포스코 청암재단)
  • 2010 - Outstanding Research Award, Association of Korean Neuroscientists (AKN)
  • 2008 - Long-term Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, Human Frontier Science Program Organization (LT00021/2008-L)
  • 2007 - Agarwal Award (1st prize), Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
  • 2006 - Outstanding Research Award, Association of Korean Neuroscientists (AKN)

Editorial Board

  • 2018 - present   Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience (Associate Editor)
  • 2018 - present   Experimental Neurobiology (Associate Editor; Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience Section)
  • 2017 - present   Frontiers in Synaptic Neuroscience (Associate Editor)
  • 2020 - present   International Journal of Molecular Sciences (Editorial Board; Molecular Neurobiology Section)