Sua Myong Ph.D
Johns Hopkins University
3400 North Charles Street
110 Jenkins Hall
Baltimore, Maryland 21218
- 2002 Ph.D in Nutrition, University of California, Berkeley [Thesis: Folate-mediated one-carbon flux into thymine and purines in CHO cell lines. (Advisor: Barry Shane Ph.D)]
- 1994 B.S in Molecular Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley [Thesis: Aspartate receptor binding protein characterization by site specific mutagenesis. (Advisor: Sunghou Kim Ph.D)]
- 2010-present: Core faculty, Cellular Decision Making in Cancer, Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois
- 2010-present: Affiliate (Friends) member, NSF Physics Frontier Center: Center for the Physics of Living Cells, University of Illinois
- 2007-2009: Fellow research scientist, Precision Proteomics, Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois
- 2002-2007: Postdoctorate Fellow, Physics department, University of Illinois (Advisor: Taekjip Ha Ph.D)
- 1993 International scholar’s award for high academic achievement, University of California, Berkeley.
- 2000 George M. Briggs Memorial Award for excellent research and teaching, University of California, Berkeley.
2005 Scaringe Award for promoted speaker, Gordon conference, Nucleic Acid meeting.
2010 Genome Technology’s annual list of “Tomorrow’s PIs” for single molecule fluorescence research (http://www.genomeweb.com/imaging-single-molecules).
- 2011 American Cancer Society Research Scholar Award.
- 2011 Human Frontier Science Program Research Award.
- 2012 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award.
- 2013 Outstanding Advisor of the Year Award, Medical Scholar’s Program at University of Illinois.
DNA recombination/repair and its role in cancer development and environmentally induced human diseases, virus infection and antiviral signaling, microRNA processing by dicer and TRBP, photophysics.