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ABS Research Support Center
ABS Research Support Center
As part of the national bio-infrastructure for biological resources, ABS Research Support Center play the main role in the project of comprehensive services for the Access to generic resources and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) under the supervision of the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning. The others are steering a committee of national authority in the area of bio-resources, Institutional Review Board (IRB), Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee(IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC).
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Young Hyo Chang
/ Associate Director
  • Management of ABS Research Support Center
Han Chul Lee
/ Principal Administrator
  • Steering a IRB, IACUC, and IBC
A Rum Cheon
/ Senior Researcher
  • Institutional operator for bio-safety and bio-security
Minho An
/ Researcher
  • Nagoya Protocol/ABS related laws, regulations, procedures, policies, case studies, etc.
research areas
  • Project of comprehensive services for ABS agenda
    • Researching laws, regulations, and current international trends on ABS
    • Capacity building and raising awareness through seminars and presentations
    • Consulting on access to and utilization of domestic and foreign genetic resources.
  • Capacity building and raising public awareness for ABS
    • Press and distribute ABS guidebook(Case studies of the Nagoya protocol in Pacific)
    • Seminars for public awareness raising
  • Manage institutional IRB, IACUC, and IBC
Selected Publications
  • Young-Hyo Chang (Corresponding) Anaerobe. 30:30-4.
    • Peptoniphilus rhinitidis sp. nov., isolated from specimens of chronic rhinosinusitis
  • Young-Hyo Chang (Corresponding) Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 106(3):577-83.
    • Clostridium vulturis sp. nov., isolated from the intestine of the cinereous vulture (Aegypius monachus)
  • Tae Eun Jin (Co-first) J Genet Genomics. 41(11):583-9.
    • Induction of clusterin expression by neuronal cell death in zebrafish