Jeong Sung-Jin

Principal Researcher, Molecular Development and Ageing Lab, Korea Brain Research Institute

Dr. Sung-Jin Jeong is a developmental neuroscientist and a principal Researcher at the Korea Brain Research Institute. She received her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Seoul National University, and then worked at Massachusetts General Hospital and Children’s Hospital Boston as a Research Fellow before joining the Korea Brain Research Institute in 2013. Dr. Jeong has been involved in the Korean Brain Initiative which is centered on deciphering the brain functions and mechanisms that underlie decision-making, and the major goal is to map a functional connectome of the brain. She actively works for the 2019 world congress of International Brain Research Organization and International Brain Initiative and serves co-chair of Global Neuroethics Summit which has been held In Korea from 2017.