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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).
researcher name and research fields
Name Research Fields
Young Hyo Chang
(Associate Director)
  • Management of ABS Research Support Center
Han Chul Lee
  • Operation of IRB, IACUC, and IBC
Minho An
  • Research on laws, regulations and current international trends regarding Nagoya Protocol and ABS agenda
  • Operation of ABS Help-Desk of MSIT
Taeho Kang
  • Operation of Biological Research Resources Information Center of MSIT
  • Operation of Advanced bioResource Information System (ARIS) of MSIT
A Rum Cheon
  • Operation of institutional bio-safety and bio-security
Jayoung Paek
  • Taxonomic study and identification of anaerobic bacteria to cope with ABS
research areas
  • Providing 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
    • Publishing and distribution of 「ABS Guide for Researchers」 Series
    • Holding ABS related seminars
  • Manage institutional IRB, IACUC, and IBC