Dr. KANG

 

  • Kang_2017EDUCATION

Ph.D. (1994-2000)
Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology
University of California, Los Angeles
Adviser: Drs. Karam Singh and Chentao Lin
M.S. (1992 – 1994)
Department of Agricultural Chemistry
Seoul National University, Korea
Adviser: Dr. Yang Do Choi
B.S. (1988 – 1992)
Department of Agricultural Chemistry
Seoul National University, Korea
Graduated cum laude

  • PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Associate Professor (2017-present) 
Department of Biology, Texas State University
Assistant Professor (2012-2017) 
Department of Biology, Texas State University
Senior Research Associate (2010-2011)
Boyce Thompson Institute at Cornell University
Research Associate (2005 – 2010)
Boyce Thompson Institute at Cornell University
Advisor: Dr. Daniel F. Klessig
Postdoctoral Associate (2000-2005)            
Boyce Thompson Institute at Cornell University
Advisor: Dr. Daniel F. Klessig

  • AWARDS
  1. NSF CAREER Award (2016)
  2. American Society of Plant Biologist Recognition Travel Award (2015)
  3. Global Korea – Study Abroad Scholarship by Korean Government (1994)
  • PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
  1. Grant Panelist: NSF (2014; 2016), USDA (2016)
  2. Grant Ad Hoc Reviewer
    Hungary National Research, Development and Innovation Office (2015)
    German-Israeli Foundation for Scientific Research and Development (2012)
  3. Symposium Chair:
    Epigenetics Session, Annual meeting of ASPB (2015)
    Plant Pathogen Interactions Session, Annual meeting of ASPB (2008)
  4.  Journal Editor:
    Frontiers in Plant Science (Review editor: 2015 – present)
    Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions (Associate editor: 2016 – present)

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