KIST Forum

We are greatly honored to be hosting the KIST Forum on Thursday, August 10th, 2017.

The forum aims to introduce KIST’s research endeavors in the fields of Brain Science & Biomedical Research, and to generate ideas on how we can more closely work together in responding to challenges presented by aging societies.

We cordially invite you to attend the KIST Forum and share with us your insights and expertise.


Title: Brain Science & Biomedical Research at KIST

Date & Time: Thursday, August 10, 2017, 1:20 – 3:20 p.m.

Venue: Lincoln Room, Hyatt Regency Crystal City, Reagan National Airport

 Chair and Co-Chair


   Hyewon Lim

   Director of International Affairs Division



   Eun Gyeong Yang

   Director-General of

   Biomedical Research Institute



Time Contents
   1:20-1:40 PM    Greetings (Dr. Byung Gwon Lee, President of KIST)

   Overview of KIST

  • KIST Introductory Video Clip
  • Presentation
    (Dr. Hyewon Lim, Director of International Affairs Division)
   1:40-2:00 PM    Introduction to Brain & Biomedical Research at KIST

   (Dr. Eun Gyeong Yang, Director-General of Biomedical Research Institute)

   2:00-2:45 PM    Cases of International Collaboration of KIST

  • Presentation 1
    KIST/SUNY Stony Brook Collaborations in Neuroscience
    (Dr. Dennis W. Choi, Neurosciences Institute, SUNY Stony Brook)
  • Presentation 2
    To Unveil Brain Disorders through Integration of Diversity
    (Dr. Hoon Ryu, Boston University School of Medicine)
  • Presentation 3
    KIST/DFCI Collaboration to Find New Nanoparticle-based Cancer Medicine
    (Dr. Ju Hee Ryu, KIST-DFCI on-site Laboratory)
    * DFCI: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
   2:45-2:50 PM    Wrap-up
   2:50-3:20 PM    Networking