Sung-Gyoo Park is a professor in the School of Life Sciences at the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST). He was born in 1975 and grew up in Seoul, Republic Korea. He earned BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees at Seoul National University (SNU) and did PostDoc Researcher in the Institute of Microbiology in SNU for 3 years. After the training in SNU, he joined Dr. Sankar Ghosh's Lab (Department of Immunobiology at Yale Medical School) and studied the mechanism of T cell receptor-mediated T cell activation. After the training at Yale, he joined Gwangju Institute of Science Technology as an assistant professor, associate professor, and professor from 2009 to 2021. 2021, he moved to Seoul National University from GIST. Currently, the main topic of his laboratory is the regulation of neuronal inflammation induced by a viral infection and inhibitor development for blocking viral replication.
Research & Clinical Focus
T cell receptor
[Symposium] KCR-KAI Joint Symposium
ZIP8 exacerbates collagen-induced arthritis by increasing pathogenic T cell responses