Biophysical Reviews

, Volume 11, Issue 3, pp 267–268 | Cite as

Introduction to the Korean Biophysical Society (KBPS)

  • Hyun-Ho LimEmail author
  • Kyeong Kyu Kim
  • Chul-Seung Park

Brief history and organization of KBPS

The Korean Biophysical Society (KBPS) was established in 1992. Since Professor Hyung Man Kim from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) was elected as the inaugural President of KBPS, 12 leading Korean biophysicists have served as the president for KBPS over the last 27 years. They were as follows: Chin Ok Lee (Department of Life Science, POSTECH), Dae Yong Uhm (Department of Physiology, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine), Sa-Uk Gang (School of Biological Sciences, Seoul Nat’l University), Do Han Kim (Department of Life Science, GIST), Young Kee Kang (Department of Chemistry, Chungbuk Nat’l University), Soo-Wan Chae (Department of Pharmacology, Medical School of Chonbuk Nat’l University), Myeong-Hee Yu (Korea Institute of Science and Technology), Wontae Lee (Department of Biochemistry, Yonsei University), Iksoo Chang (Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences, DGIST), Kyeong Kyu Kim (Department of Molecular Cell...


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Hyun-Ho Lim declares that he has no conflict of interest. Kyeong Kyu Kim declares that he has no conflict of interest. Chul-Seung Park declares that he has no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Structure & Function of Neural NetworksKorea Brain Research Institute (KBRI)DaeguRepublic of Korea
  2. 2.Department of Brain & Cognitive SciencesDaegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology (DGIST)DaeguRepublic of Korea
  3. 3.Department of Molecular Cell BiologySungkyunkwan University School of MedicineSuwonRepublic of Korea
  4. 4.School of Life SciencesGwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)GwangjuRepublic of Korea

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