Dr. Lee studied plant pathology and plant cell technology at Chungnam National University, South Korea and graduated as MS in 2006. She graduated with a major with Environmental Life Science major and received her PhD degree from Tohoku University, Japan in 2010. She worked as a researcher from 2011 to 2021 in the Lab. of Plant Molecular Breeding at Chungnam National University, South Korea. Her major area is QTL analysis for yield stability and seedling development in rice.