Sung Han

Assistant Professor

Clayton Foundation Laboratories for Peptide Biology

Pioneer Fund Developmental Chair

Salk Institute for Biological Studies - News


Salk recruits rising star to study neurology of mental disorders

LA JOLLA—The Salk Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Sung Han as an assistant professor in the Clayton Foundation Peptide Biology Laboratories. Han will study small molecules, called …


BS, Genetic Engineering, Kyungpook National University, Korea
MS, Neuroscience, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea
PhD, Neurobiology & Behavior, University of Washington, Seattle

Awards & Honors

  • NIMH Biobehavioral Research Award for Innovative New Scientist (Brains), 2018
  • SFARI, Bridge to Independence Award, 2016
  • Life Sciences Research Foundation, Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2015-2018
  • KBRI Postdoctoral Research Award, Association of Korean Neuroscientists, 2012
  • Korea Research Foundation Research Grant, 2005