Crop Biotechnology Major

Crop Biotechnology

Jang Kyun Seo Associate Professor

Crop Biotechnology

Molecular Plant Pathology


Research Paper


Research Project


Technology Transfer


  • B.S., Dept. of Applied Biology and Chemistry, Seoul National University, 2004.2.
  • Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Genetic Engineering, Seoul National University, 2009.8.

Professional Experiences

  • University of California-Riverside, Postdoctoral fellow, 2009.10-2012.7.
  • Seoul National University, Senior Researcher, 2012.9.-2012.12.
  • National Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Agricultural Researcher, 2013.1.-2016.8.
  • Seoul National University, Assistant Professor, 2016.9.-present

Society Memberships

  • Korean Society of Plant Pathology (한국식물병리학회)
  • - Associate Editor of Research in Plant Disease (식물병 연구)
  • American Society of Virology (미국바이러스학회)

Research Interests

  • High-throughput analysis of molecular interactions between plant and microbe
  • Identification and characterization of disease resistant genes
  • Development of plant virus-based gene delivery systems
  • Molecular breeding for enhanced disease resistance


  • [Graduate]
  • Topics in Molecular Plant Pathology (작물병리학특강)
  • Topics in Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions (식물-미생물 상호작용연구 특강)
  • Clinical crop virology and diagnosis Lab. (작물바이러스임상병학 및 진단 실험)
  • Crop physiology and ecology (작물생리생태학)