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Sunguk Shin, Ph.D.


Postdoctoral Researcher

Translational Genome Informatics Laboratory

Severance Biomedical Science Institute

Yonsei University College of Medicine

ABMRC #511, 50-1 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu,

Seoul 03722, South Korea.

Office: +82-2-2228-0914


Genome analysis, Bioinformatics, NGS analysis method development


  • Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea. 

Dissertation: Accuracy Improvement of Next-generation Sequencing Data through Characterization and Correction of Sequence-specific Errors
Advisor: Prof. Joonhong Park

  • M.S. in Bioinformatics, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.                

Thesis: A statistical analysis of SNPs, in-dels, and their flanking sequences in human genomic regions
Advisor: Prof. Byung-Dong Kim


  • B.S. in Biological Engineering, Ajou University, Suwon, Korea. 


  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Rural development administration, Jeonju, Korea.

Apr. 2015 - Jan. 2016.

  • Visiting Researcher, Ribosomal Database Project, Michigan State University, MI USA.

Aug. 2011 - Sep. 2011.


JOURNAL (Peer Reviewed)

  1. Shin, Sunguk, and Joonhong Park. "Characterization of sequence-specific errors in various next-generation sequencing systems." Molecular BioSystems (2016).

  2. Shin, Sunguk, and Joonhong Park. "Correction of sequence-dependent ambiguous bases (Ns) from the 454 pyrosequencing system." Nucleic acids research (2014): gku070

  3. Shin, Sunguk, et al. "Regional effects on chimera formation in 454 pyrosequenced amplicons from a mock community." Journal of Microbiology 52.7 (2014): 566-573

Conference Proceedings and Presentations (Peer Reviewed)

  1. Oral presentation, KJT supported by ISME 2014


Omics- data analysis experiences:

Metagenomics, GS FLX sequencing data, Ion Torrent data, Sequence-specific errors

Programming languages:

Perl, C, MATLAB, R

Last Update: June 2, 2016

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