Curriculum Vitae


2007-2011 University of Oxford (St Cross College), Department of Statistics, Oxford, UK
DPhil in Statistics
Worked on protein loop structure prediction and antibody complentarity determining region prediction using a database search algorithm
Thesis: Protein Loop Structure Prediction
2005-2006 King's College London, Department of Mathematics, London, UK
MSc in Theoretical Physics
Mechanics, Relativity and Quantum Theory, Quantum Field Theory, Advanced General Relativity, Supersymmetry, Point Particles and String Theory, Manifolds, Lie Groups and Lie Algebras, Low Dimensional Quantum Field Theory
Thesis: Quantum and Classical Random Walks
1998-2000, 2003-2005 Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
BSc in Physics
Graduation Exams: Top in General Physics and Specialised Topics (Classical Mechanics, Quantum Mechanics, Electromagnetism and Statistical Mechanics)
BA in Chinese Philosophy
Thesis: A Comparative Study of Dong Zhongshu and Wang Chong's Thoughts and Significance in Modern Times
BA in Philosophy
Thesis: The Principle of Verification and Physical Concepts: Center on Logical Positivists' Analysis of Entropy
* 2000-2002 Military service


Computer Science Department, Dartmouth College, Hanover (NH), USA

Postdoctoral researcher
Jan 2012
- Present
Protein deimmunization
Guest Lecturer
Oct 2014
Protein Design, Introduction to Bioinformatics (CS 75/175)
May 2014
Protein Loop Modelling, Computational Structural Biology (CS 86/186)
Sep 2013
Protein Structure Prediction, Introduction to Bioinformatics (CS 75/175)
May 2013
Protein Deimmunization, Topics in Computational Immunology (CS 89/189)
Jan 2013
Protein Loop Modelling, Computational Structural Biology (CS 86/186)

Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover (NH), USA

Summer Intern
Jun 2013
- Aug 2013
Protein expression of Beta-lactamase variants

Institute for Immunology and Informatics, University of Rhode Island, Providence (RI), USA

Visiting researcher
Jan 2012
- Jun 2012
Protein deimmunization and antibody modelling

Center for in silico Protein Science, Korea Institute for Advanced Study, Seoul, South Korea

Visiting research fellow
Sep 2011
- Nov 2011
Protein loop structure prediction

Doctoral Training Centre, Oxford, UK

Internal lecturer
Jan 2011 Protein loop structure prediction
Teaching assistant and demonstrator
Oct 2010 Introduction to Programming - Perl, Java and C
Jan 2010, Jan 2009 Structural Biology
Dec 2008 Biophysics

Bioinformatics, Department of Continuing Education, Oxford, UK

Teaching assistant
Feb 2009 MODELLER and homology modelling
Oct 2008
- Dec 2008
Perl for Bioinformatics

Korea Institute for Advanced Study, Seoul, South Korea

Research assistant
Sep 2006
- Sep 2007
CASP, Structural alignment, Sequence alignment and Data analysis


Jul 2015 Gordon Research Conference (Computer-Aided Drug Design): Computationally-driven deimmunization of biotherapeutics (presented by Y. Choi)
Jul 2014 3D-Sig and ISMB 2014 in Boston, USA: Y. Choi and C. Bailey-Kellogg, Structure-based Antibody Humanization (presented by Y. Choi)
Dec 2013 Sungkyunkwan Univerisity, Suwon, South Korea: Computational immunology and its application to drug discovery
Jul 2013 UCB Celltech, Slough, UK: Protein deimmunisation - Protein redesign for minimal T-cell epitope content
Oct 2011 National Institute of Biomedical Innovation (NIBIO), Osaka, Japan: Seminar on protein loop structure prediction and antibody complementarity determining region structure prediction
Jul 2011 3D-Sig and ISMB 2011 in Vienna, Austria: S. Kelm, J. R. Hill, H. R. Wilman, Y. Choi, J. Shi and C. M. Deane, Structural Modelling of Membrane Proteins (Keynote, presented by C. M. Deane)
Oct 2009 Blundell Group, Department of Biochemistry, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK: Gave a seminar on protein loop structure prediction accompanied with contact information


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2007-2010 Departmental Bursary (Department of Statistics, Oxford University)
College Scholarship (St Cross College, Oxford University)
University Hardship Funding (Oxford University)
2003 The 1st Contest of Philosophical Debate (Sponsored by UNESCO)
The bronze medal in the Moderator category
1998-2000 University Scholarship (Sungkyunkwan University)


- Present
Oxfam GB: member
- 2009
Oxford University Korea Society: Vice president
- 2010
Mensa Korea: Advisor of International Affairs Committee
Mar 2004
- Aug 2005
Mensa Korea: head of International Affairs Committee
1998 Department of Philosophy, Sungkyunkwan University: Representative of the 1st year


Apr 2000
- Jun 2002
Military Service: Infantry soldier at the forward edge of the battle area and General Outpost (GOP)


Programming Skills in Python (with Numpy), Perl, C, C++, shell scripting, PHP, Web developing and SQL databases

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