Ph.D. Department of Neurobiology, Duke University (2006)
M.S. Department of Biochemistry, Yonsei University (1998)
B.S. Department of Biology, Kyung Hee University (1995)
RESEARCH CAREER & ACTIVITIES
- 2015~present: Pharmacological Research (Editorial Board Member)
- 2015~present: Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience (Editorial Board Member, Review Editor)
- 2011.01~present: Principal Investigator, KIST, Seoul, South Korea
- 2016.09~present: Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience, UST, Seoul, South Korea
- 2011.09~2016.08: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience, UST, Seoul, South Korea
- 2007.08~2010.12: Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University, HHMI, Biology, CA, USA
- 2007.02~2007.07: Postdoctoral Fellow, NINDS, NIH, MD, USA
- 2006.05~2007.01: Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University Medical Center, NC, USA
- Mechanisms of hippocampal synaptic plasticity, learning and memory, and neurodegeneration
- Imaging synaptic function
- Hongik Hwang , Young-Na Hur , Heesung Sohn , Jiyeon Seo , Jung-Hwa Hong , Eunsil Cho , Yuri Choi ,Saebom Lee, Seongeun Song, A-Ram Lee, Suyeon Kim, Dong-Gyu Jo, Hyewhon Rhim,and Mikyoung Park. (2021) Cyclin Y, a novel actin-binding protein, regulates spine plasticity through the cofilin-actin pathway. Progress in Neurobiology, 198, 101915.
- Dong Ho Woo * , Young-Na Hur * , Minwoo W endy Jang, C. Justin Lee, Mikyoung Park (2020) Inhibitors of synaptic vesicle exocytosis reduce surface expression of postsynaptic glutamate receptors.Animal Cells and Systems 24(6):341-348.
- Hongik Hwang *, Jiyeon Seo *, Yuri Choi *, Eunsil Cho , Heesung Sohn , Jaewon Jang, A-Ram Lee ,Jiyoung Lee, Suyeon Kim, Hae-Young Koh, Mikyoung Park (2020) Ccny knockout micedisplay an enhanced susceptibility to kainic acid-induced epilepsy. Pharmacological Research 160:105100.
- Jiyeon Seo and Mikyoung Park (2020) Molecular crosstalk between cancer and neurodegenerative diseases. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 77(14):2659-2680.
- Mikyoung Park (2018) AMPA receptor trafficking for postsynaptic potentiation. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience 12:361. doi:10.3389/fncel.2018.00361.
- A-Ram Lee, Jong-Hwan Kim, Eunsil Cho, Mirang Kim, Mikyoung Park (2017) Dorsal and ventral hippocampus differentiate in functional pathways and differentially associate with neurological disease-related genes during postnatal development. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience 10:331.
- I-Seul Joe, Jong-Hwan Kim, Hanna Kim, Jung-Hwa Hong, Mirang Kim, Mikyoung Park (2017) Cyclin Y-mediated tanscript profiling reveals several important functional pathways regulated by Cyclin Y in hippocampal neurons. PLoS ONE 12(2): e0172547.