Curriculum Vitae


  • I have been a research scientist for 7 years working in the following areas: Organic Chemistry, Medical Devices, Protein Chemistry, Chemical Biology, and Supramolecular Chemistry.
  • I am a co-author of 14 scientific publications (4 as co-first author) and 1 book
  • Effective communicator who has presented work at 3 International and 5 domestic conferences.

Work experience

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Institute for Basic Science, Republic of Korea (Feb 2016-)

  • Project 1: Enrichment of proteins using artificial binding pairs, published in Angewandte Chemie
  • Project 2: Established a project to develop a large-scale purification method for biologics.
  • Other contributions resulted in 10 publications, including a book.

Research Associate, Newcastle University, UK (Jan 2015 – Dec 2015)

  • Performed research work that was presented at an international conference (oral and poster).
  • Synthesised molecules and applied to proteomic workflow.
  • Worked extensively with LC-MS and associated software.

PhD Researcher, University of Leeds, UK (Oct 2010- Oct 2014)

  • Performed research work at the interface between surface chemistry and in vitro diagnostic medical devices that resulted in 3 publications.
  • Co-supervised 11 masters students over a 4-year period.
  • Effectively collaborated with a group at another university to produce and publish results.


PhD: Chemistry, University of Leeds (Oct.2010 – Oct.2014)

Degree: Medicinal Chemistry, University of Leeds, MChem (Oct.2006 – Jul.2010)

Hobbies and Affiliations

  • Member of Toastmaster International public speaking club
  • Powerlifter and long distance runner