Biological Engineering, Integrated Tissue Engineering Laboratory (ITEL)
Utah State University, USA
Soonjo Kwon received Bachelors Degree (1992), M.S. (1994) in Biological Engineering from Inha University in Korea ; PhD (2000) in Biomedical Engineering from University of California, Irvine, Postdoc. (2002) in Bioengineering from University of California, San Diego. He had successive appointments as Research Assistant (1992-1994), Biological Engineering, Inha University, Korea and Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine (1994-2000); Postdoctoral Fellow (2000-2002), Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego; Assistant Professor (2006-present), Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Florida State University. He has authored about publications in high ranked journals and extensive citations include 27 Peer-reviewed Publications, 3 Patents.
Tissue Engineering; Cellular Micro-Biomechanics; Biocompatibility; Nanotoxicity 1) In vitro model of microbiomechanics in breast tissue & phenotypic reversion in breast cancer. 2) Cyclic equibiaxial deformationinduced inflammation and airway remodeling. 3) Alternative estimation of human exposure to nanomaterials. 4) Applications of nanomaterials in tissue engineering. 5) Enhanced productivity of recombinant protein using small molecule enhancers.