Yong-Hwan Moon, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who


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Dr. Moon recently authored "Arabidopsis AtNAP Functions as a Negative Regulator via Repression of AREB1 in Salt Stress Response" in 2017.

    BUSAN, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, June 29, 2018 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Yong-Hwan Moon, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Moon celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Moon is a professor in the Department of Molecular Biology in the College of Natural Sciences at Pusan National University. Teaching in this capacity since 2012, he formerly served as dean of the Department of Molecular Biology from 2005 to 2007 and from 2017 to 2018. Teaching on campus since 2003, he was also a committee member for the university's faculty council for four years. Prior to joining the faculty, Dr. Moon was a visiting scholar at the University of California at Berkeley.

Writing extensively in his field over the past 25 years in various scholarly journals and other publications, Dr. Moon recently authored "Arabidopsis AtNAP Functions as a Negative Regulator via Repression of AREB1 in Salt Stress Response" in 2017. He has contributed more than 50 articles in scholarly journals thus far. Notably, Dr. Moon has also been the recipient of seven Poster Awards from the Korean Society of Life Science, the Botanical Society of Korea and the Korean Society of Photoscience.

Before embarking on his professional path, Dr. Moon pursued an education at Seoul National University, earning a Bachelor of Science in botany, cum laude, in 1990. He has continued his academic efforts with a Master of Science in biology in 1992, also at Seoul National University. Dr. Moon concluded his studies at Seoul National University in 1997, graduating with a Doctor of Philosophy in 1997.

A longstanding member of the American Society of Plant Biologists, the Botanical Society of Korea, the Korean Society of Photoscience, among others, Dr. Moon holds one patent in stress-tolerant plants transformed by AP2 (Apetala2) domain genes. He has also been responsible for experiencing many findings regarding regulatory mechanisms in abiotic stress response and in the development of plants during his tenure. Married to Sun-Young Lee with two children, he loves to read in his free time.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Yong-Hwan Moon, PhD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.

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