Principal Investigator

Young-Gyun Park, Ph.D.

YG received his B.S. from KAIST in 2006 and his Ph.D from KAIST in 2011. He completed postdoctoral training at KAIST, Friedrich-Miescher Institute (Switzerland), and MIT.
Outside of the lab, he loves to spend time with his kids. He also tries to find time for swimming and movie watching.



Ph.D. Student

Sehun Kim

Sehun earned his B.S. at the Department of Life Sciences of GIST. He is curious about how individual neurons interact with each other to make a comprehensive judgement. Based on the understanding of the human brain, he is looking for a way to help patients who suffer from neurological diseases. When he takes a rest, he likes keeping track of his daily thoughts and playing the guitar.



Ratna Aditya Apsari

Ratna is an Integrated M.S.-Ph.D student at the KAIST Program of Brain and Cognitive Engineering. She graduated with a B.S. in Physics from University of Indonesia, Indonesia. Her biggest motivation in studying the brain is to find more effective ways to diagnose and treat brain-related illnesses, so that people would not have to suffer so much from their mental or neurodegenerative diseases, or from the side-effects of their treatment.

In her spare time, she likes spending it by hanging out with friends or family, reading, or playing video games.



Cho Hyun Byun, M.S.

Cho has received her bachelor’s degree at Korea University in 2017 and her master’s degree at Korea University in 2019. 

After her master’s, she worked as a research assistant at Korea University until 2021 and is currently a Ph. D. student at NBML.

In her spare time, Cho likes to read a good thriller novel and bake desserts. 



Master Student

Surayouth Phuksawattanachai (Mo)

Mo earned his B.S. at KAIST Bio and Brain Engineering with minor in Computer Science. He is interested in research involving neuroscience and engineering, particularly on the topic of brain mapping. I believe that implementation of novel techniques upon the brain mapping will ultimately solve the mysteries of the brain, and thus, leading to advanced disease therapies.



Minsung Kim

Minsung earned his B.S. at the Divsion of Biotechnology of Korea University. He is interested in research of neuroscience and cell engineering. His goal is to develop new treatments for neurological disorder by understanding the interactions between neurons and discovering new neural circuits. In his spare time, he enjoys walking along the street and watching Netflix.



Wonjin Cho

Wonjin earned his B.S. at the Department of Biological Sciences of UNIST. He is eager to gather knowledge from various fields of neuroscience, and understand the human mind in the long run. His goal is to develop neuroscientific tools to help mankind transcend their own limits. Besides doing science, he is interested in providing good care for his reptilian pets.



Na-Kyung Lee

Na-Kyung earned her B.S. degree from Design and Human Factors Engineering department at UNIST in 2016. While working in a Korean sportswear company as a Biomechanical researcher, she has built up her desire to study relationship between movements and brain and the nervous system.

As a way to refresh herself, she likes working out and exploring diverse activities as well as doing handicrafts.



Taeyeon Weon

Taeyeon graduated from Korea University with a B.S. degree in 2021. He majored in Bioscience. He has a deep interest in the personal difference of the memory. He enjoys music and photography in his spare time.



Lab Administrator

Sehyung Eum

Sehyung is working in the laboratory in administrative affairs.
In her spare time, she spends time with her family at the second house in Geumsan.



Post Undergraduate Researcher

Jounghyo Lee

Jounghyo obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Biotechnology from University of Hong Kong Science and Technology (HKUST). She is passionate about exploring the fascinating realm of neuroscience and discovering new treatments for neurological disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease. Her ultimate ambition is to become a scientist who not only advances the field of neuroscience, but also makes a positive impact on society. In her free time, she enjoys reading novels, staying active at the gym, and playing the piano.



Hyeongryool Park

Hyeongryool earned his B.S. at the Department of Mechanical Convergence Engineering of Gyeongsang National University. While working at a healthcare company developing digital pathology scanners, he has found interest in neuropathology scanning methods and image processing techniques. He believes in the potential of deep learning-based neuroimaging techniques for tackling unsolved corners of neurological diseases.

In his spare time, he likes to clear his mind doing laps at a swimming pool and brush up on his saxophone skills.



Undergraduate Researcher



Suyeon Jeon

Suyeon is a 3rd year undergraduate student in the Division of Biotechnology at the Korea University. She is interested in study of diseases occur by brain damage. Her long-term goal is to treat the various diseases at the cellular level. Out of the study, she loves to watch a movie or listening to music.



Sangbin Yoo

Sangbin is a 3rd year undergraduate student in the Department of Biological Sciences at the Chungnam National Univ. His long-term goal is to improve public health standards by unveiling neuron network in human brain and brain associated viruses. In his spare time, he enjoys walking along the street and park.



Yujin Park

Yujin is a 3rd year undergraduate student at KAIST Department of Bio and Brain Engineering.
She is interested in research about brain. 
Her goal is to help people who are uncomfortable.


Minju Kim

Minju is a 3rd year undergraduate student in the department of Bio and Brain Engineering at KAIST. Her long-term goal is to improve people’s health standards by developing effective diagnoses and treatments for neurological diseases. Apart from work, she likes to work out at a gym or go on trips with her family and friends.



Hyuntae Jeong

Hyuntae is a 4th year undergraduate student at the KONYANG univ. Department of Bio Medical Engineering. He has a lot of interest study of EEG signals within the cortex. His long-term research goal is to become a brain network expert.




Veronika Brusilova, Master student, 2021-2023.

Aditya Hernowo, MD, Ph.D, Post-doctorate associate, 2021-2023.

Thananya Charoenpattarawut (Fai), Undergraduate student, 2021-2022.



Past Members

Benedict Reve Delmo, Undergraduate Intern, 2023.

Thanakrit Wongsatit (Austin), Undergraduate Intern, 2022.

Yejin Kim, Undergraduate Intern, 2021-2022.

Hyunwoo Jang, Post-master researcher, Summer 2021.

Ipsita Singh, Undergraduate Intern, Spring 2021.

Isabel Crisostomo, Undergraduate Intern, Spring 2021.

Yongtae Kim, Undergraduate Intern, Spring 2021.

Jan Brey Espia, High school intern, 2022.