I was born in 1962 in Seoul, South Korea. I have achieved BS and MS degrees at Seoul National University in 1985 and 1987 and then PhD degree at Texas A&M University in 1994. Then my posdoc research was conducted at Iowa State University and USDA-ARS from 1994 to 1997. Since 1998, I have worked as a faculty member in the Department of Plant Science at Seoul National University. If you are interested in my research, please check in PubMed “Paek NC”, and then you will find my publication record.