Jung Eun Shin, PhD

신정은, 이학박사

Principal investigator

Her research interest spans axonal development and neural responses to injury.













Current Position

Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Neuroscience, Dong-A University College of Medicine  (Link)
Director, Department of Translational Biomedical Sciences, Dong-A University Graduate School  (Link)
BrainKorea21Plus Program, Graduate School  (Link)


Education

1999 - 2003   Seoul National University, South Korea
                        BS, Biological Sciences


2003 - 2005   Seoul National University, South Korea
                        MS, Biological Sciences  (Adivisor: Dongeun Park, PhD)


2006 - 2012   Washington University in St. Louis, MO, USA
                        PhD, Molecular Cell Biology  (Adivisor: Aaron DiAntonio, MD,PhD) (Link)


Professional Experience

2012 - 2015   Postdoctoral Research Scholar
                        Department of Developmental Biology, Washington University in St. Louis, MO, USA
                        (Adivisor: Aaron DiAntonio, MD,PhD) (Link)


2015 - 2018   Senior Researcher
                        School of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University, South Korea
                        (Adivisor: Dongeun Park, PhD)


2018 - 2019   Research Professor
                        Department of Life Sciences, Korea University, South Korea
                        (Advisor: Yongcheol Cho, PhD) (Link)


Awards and Grants

2020 – 2024   Young Researcher Program “Identification of ligands and receptors in the axon regeneration pathway after nerve injury”
                        National Research Foundation of Korea


2019 – 2020   Bridging Research Program “Neural protection by overexpression of Syntaxin13”
                        National Research Foundation of Korea


2017 – 2019   Young Researcher Program “Regulation of neural protection by Syntaxin and axon survival factors”
                        National Research Foundation of Korea


2015 – 2018   Korea Research Fellowship “Understanding regulatory mechanisms of axon regeneration and improving nerve repair”
                        National Research Foundation of Korea


2015 – 2016   McDonnell Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Postdoctoral Fellowship
                        Washington University, USA


2013 – 2015   Spinal Cord Injury Research Fellowship
                        Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation, Austria/UK  (Link)


2013               Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Medical Scientist Fellow
                        Washington University, Recognizing superior achievement in biomedical research


2012               Barbara Jakschik Award
                        Washington University, Recognizing excellence in metabolic regulation research


2009               Rita Levi-Montalcini Prize
                        Washington University, Recognizing outstanding research presentation


2003               Graduation with highest distinction (summa cum laude)
                        School of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University, South Korea