About Our Team

Prof. Dr. Dae Young Kwon

Director - South Korea

Pro. Dr. Dae Young Kwon/PhD is a professor at Hoseo University, Korea. He had act as President of Korea Food Research Institute (KFRI), where he has worked almost 35 years. He is a fellow of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology, Seoul, Korea. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from Department of Food Science and Engineering at Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea; he received his MS, and PhD degrees from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Seoul, Korea, in 1986 in the Department of Biological Science and Biotechnology. After completing PhD, he joined Whitehead Institute, Department of Biology, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, as a postdoctoral fellow.

He is now working as Director of Institute of Food Culture and Science. His major is food biological science for health functions of Korea traditional foods and now working on humanities of Korean foods in addition. He had programmed a national program for personalized foods based on the genetics and epigenetics with diversity of foods. He is also working as Editor in Chief of the Journal of Ethnic Foods, published by Springer-Nature Publisher. He has published many scientific papers and books.

Prof. Dr. Dae Young Kwon