Hyun Joo An


Hyun Joo An, Ph.D.

UProfessor, Chungnam National University, Korea
Director, Asia-Pacific Glycomics Reference Site, Korea

Dr. Hyun Joo An is the director of the Asia-Pacific Glycomics Reference Site (AGRS), which develops and validates new analytical platforms for glycomic and glycoproteomic analysis in collaboration with government agencies and regional industry. Dr. An received her Ph.D. in 2004 at the University of California at Davis and then was a Postdoctoral Fellow and Associate Specialist at the University of California, Davis from 2004 to 2011. Dr. An was appointed as an Associate Professor at Chungnam National University in 20011 and she was promoted to full Professor in 2014. Dr. An’s research focuses on bioanalytical mass spectrometry, with applications to glycomics, proteomics, glycoproteomics and glycolipidomics. Her specific research interests include bioanalytical method development, biopharmaceutical characterization, disease biomarker discovery, and brain glycome mapping. She has authored and co-authored over 120 peer-reviewed publications on these subjects, and holds multiple related patents.