Scientific Advisories

Sunghoon Kim, founder
  • Professor, Pharmaceutics, Seoul National University (SNU),
  • Head, Medicinal Bioconvergence Research Center (BIOCON)
  • Senior Scientist, Cubist Pharmaceuticals, USA
  • Visiting professor, Scripps Research Institute, USA
  • Advisors to National Drug Screening Center, China
  • Postdoctoral fellow, MIT, USA
  • PhD, Brown University, USA


Sunkyu Kim, Novartis
  • Senior Research Investigator I, Program leader : Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, 2006-present
  • Research Investigator II, Program leader : Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, 2004-2006
  • Senior Scientist III: Novartis Oncology, 2003-2004
  • Senior Scientist II: Novartis Oncology, 2001-2003
  • Lymphoma Research Foundation of America Fellow : Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2000-2001, Mentors: Chi V. Dang, Linda Lee
  • NIH Postdoctoral Fellow : Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 1997-2000, Mentors: Chi V. Dang, Linda Lee
  • Graduate Research Assistant : The State University of NY at Buffalo, 1992-1997, Mentor: Randall D. Shortridge
  • PhD / MA / BS, Biological Sciences, The State University of New York at Buffalo


Business Development & Licensing Advisory

Myoung-ok Kwon
  • Founder & Partner Julier Partners GmbH, Zürich, Switzerland
  • Managing Partner Nextech Invest AG, Zürich, Switzerland
  • Senior Research Planner/Scientific assistant to Head of Corporate Research, Novartis International AG, Switzerland
  • Visiting scientist, Syngenta, Torrey Mesa Research Institute, San Diego, USA
  • Part-time associate, Novartis BioVenture Fund, Basel, Switzerland
  • PhD, BioChemistry, University of Basel, Switzerland / MS Oregon/Oklahoma State University, USA