02 November 2017 | News
Professor Lim has received this honor in recognition of his passion and committment to scholarly research.
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Professor Chunghun Lim in the School of Life Sciences at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has received the 2017 SUHF Young Investigator award by Suh Kyungbae Foundation (SKF). The Suh Kyungbae Science Foundation selects three to five Korean scientists through an open recruiting process and grant a maximum of 2.5 billion KRW over a period of up to five years.
Professor Lim has received this honor in recognition of his passion and committment to scholarly research. During his Ph.D. in Biological Sciences program at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), he was involved in the study of viruses.
The research theme chosen by the foundation is based on new principles of genetic decryption. Through this project, Professor Lim and his research team will be working on the the study of the fundamental working principle of nonstandard protein translation.
The primary purpose of SKF is to serve as a platform from which to nurture and provide comprehensive long-term support for creative and passionate young Korean scientists committed to pursuing research in the life sciences.