Prof. Jeong Chan Park, PhD


Department: Medical School

Office: 236, Avicenna Hall

Email: jpark[at]


  • Assistant Professor, AKFA University, Tashkent, Uzbekistan February 2020 – Present

  • Postdoctoral fellow Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea September 2016 – February 2020

  • Senior Researcher Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI), Korea March 2013 – September 2016

  • Postdoctoral fellow University of California Berkeley, USA March 2012 – February 2013

  • Postdoctoral fellow University of California Davis, USA September 2010 – February 2012

  • PhD in Nanomedicine, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Korea March 2006 – August 2010

  • Master of Science in Molecular Biology, Kyungpook National University, Korea September 2003 – August 2005

  • Bachelor of Science in Applied Chemistry, Kyungpook National University, Korea March 1998 – February 2003

Research Interest

  • Nano-bio interface

  • Nanobiomaterials


  • Biology – AKFA University, Fall 2020 – Present

  • Cell Biology – AKFA University, Spring 2020 – Present


  1. Park JC, Kim DH, Song, YH, Cha HJ, Seo JH Electrohydrodynamic sprayable amphiphilic polysaccharides-clasped nanoscale self-assembly for in vivo imaging ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2020 (IF= 9.229), Publication date: 2020-08-10

  2. Park JC, Park, TY, Kim DH, Cha HJ, Seo JH Multifunctional nanocomposite clusters enabled by amphiphilic/bioactive natural polysaccharides Chemical Engineering Journal, 2020, 379, 122406 (IF= 13.273), Publication date: 2020-01-01

  3. Park JC, Kim DH, Park, TY, Cha HJ, Seo JH Polysaccharide-Hydrophobic Nanoparticle Hybrid Nanoclusters for Enhanced Performance in Magnetic Resonance/Photoacoustic Imaging Biomacromolecules, 2019, 20, 4150-4157 (IF= 6.988), Publication date: 2019-11-11

  4. Park JC, Park, JK, Lee GT, Kim DH, Cha HS, Park TY, Kim M, Chang Y, Cha HJ, Seo JH Improved magnetic relaxivity via hierarchical surface structure of dysprosium-engineered superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles in ultra-high magnetic field Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 2019, 77, 408-415 (IF= 6.064), Publication date: 2019-09-25

  5. Park JC, Lee GT, Kim HK, Sung B, Lee, Y, Kim M, Chang Y, Seo JH Surface design of Eu-doped iron oxide nanoparticles for tuning the magnetic relaxivity ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2018, 10, 25080-25089 (IF= 9.229), Publication date: 2018-08-01

  6. Song YH1 , Park JC1, Kim CS, Hwang DS, Cha HJ, Seo JH Sucrose-calcium Complexation for the Durable Biomass Pellet (1These authors contributed equally to this work) Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, 2018, 23, 341-348 (IF= 2.836), Publication date: 2018-07-20

  7. Park JC, Kim DH, Kim CS, Seo JH R5 peptide-based biosilicification using methyltrimethoxysilane (1These authors contributed equally to this work) Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, 2018, 23, 11-15 (IF= 2.836), Publication date: 2018-02-01

  8. Yeo S, Choi H, Kim CS, Lee GT, Seo JH, Cha HJ, Park JC* Survival of Verwey transition in gadolinium-doped ultrasmall magnetite nanoparticles Nanoscale, 2017, 9, 13976 (IF= 7.790), Publication date: 2017-10-07

  9. Kim DH1, Park JC1, Jeon GE, Kim CS, Seo JH Effect of the Size and Shape of Silver Nanoparticles on Bacterial Growth and Metabolism by Monitoring Optical Density and Fluorescence Intensity (1These authors contributed equally to this work) Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, 2017, 22, 210-217 (IF= 2.836), Publication date: 2017-04-01

  10. Park JC, Lee GT, Seo JH Mannose-functionalized core@shell nanoparticles and their interaction with bacteria Journal of Materials Science, 2017, 52, 1534-1545 (IF= 4.220), Publication date: 2017-02-01

  11. Park JC, Lee GT, Kim CS, Seo JH Effects of Surface Charge and Ligand Type of Au Nanoparticles on Green Fluorescent Protein-expressing Escherichia coli Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering,2017, 22, 83-88 (IF= 2.836), Publication date: 2017-02-01

  12. Park JC, Yeo S, Kim M, Lee GT, Seo JH Synthesis and characterization of novel lanthanide-doped magnetiteAu core@shell nanoparticles Material Letters, 2016, 181, 272-277 (IF= 3.423), Publication date: 2016-10-15

  13. Park JC*, Jung M-H Study of the effects of high-energy proton beams on Escherichia coli Journal of The Korean Physical Society, 2015, 67, 1454-1458 (IF= 0.649), Publication date: 2015-10-01

  14. Park JC, Jung M-H, Kim MJ, Kim K-R Water-soluble core/shell nanoparticles for proton therapy through particle-induced radiation Journal of The Korean Physical Society, 2015, 66, 486~490 (IF= 0.649), Publication date: 2015-02-01

  15. Park JC, Gilbert DA, Liu Kai, Louie AY Microwave enhanced silica encapsulation of magnetic nanoparticles Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22, 8449-8454 (IF= 6.626), Publication date: 2012-05-07

  16. Park JC, An GI, Park S-I, Oh J, Kim HJ, Ha YS, Wang EK, Kim KM, Kim JY, Lee J, Welch MJ, Yoo J Luminescence Imaging Using Radionuclides: A potential application in molecular imaging Nuclear Medicine and Biology, 2011, 38, 321-329 (IF= 2.408), Publication date: 2011-04-01

  17. Jeong SY, Hwang M-H, Kim JE, Kang S, Park JC, Yoo J, Ha J-H, Lee S-W, Ahn B-C, Lee J Combined Cerenkov Luminescence and Nuclear Imaging of Radioiodine in the Thyroid Gland and Thyroid Cancer Cells Expressing Sodium Iodide Symporter: Initial feasibility study Endocrine Journal, 2011, 58, 575-583 (IF= 1.940), Publication date: 2011-05-07

  18. Park JC, Yu MK, An GI, Park S-I, Oh J, Kim HJ, Kim JH, Wang EK, Hong I-H, Ha YS, Choi TH, Jeong K-S, Chang Y, Welch MJ, Jon S, Yoo J Facile Preparation of a Hybrid Nanoprobe for Triple-modality Optical/PET/MR Imaging Small, 2010, 6, 2863-2868 (IF= 13.282), Publication date: 2010-12-20

  19. Pandya DN, Kim JY, Park JC, Lee H, Phapale PB, Kwak W, Choi TH, Cheon GJ, Yoon Y-R, Yoo J Revival of TE2A; a better chelate for Cu(II) ions than TETA? Chemical Communications, 2010, 46, 3517-3519 (IF= 6.222), Publication date: 2010-05-28

  20. Pandya DN, Kim JY, Kwak W, Park JC, Gawande MB, An GI, Ryu EK, Yoo J A New Synthesis of TE2A – a potential bifunctional chelator for 64Cu Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 2010, 44, 185-192 Publication date: 2010-09-01

  21. Choi J1, Park JC1, Nah H, Woo S, Oh J, Kim KM, Cheon GJ, Chang Y, Yoo J, Cheon J A Hybrid Nanoparticle Probe for Dual-Modality Positron Emission Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (1These authors contributed equally to this work) Angewandte Chemie-International Edition, 2008, 47, 6259-6262 (IF= 15.336), Publication date: 2008-08-04

  22. Park JC, Oh J, Woo S, Kwak W, Lee J, Kim KM, An GI, Choi TH, Cheon GJ, Chang Y, Lee SW, Ahn B-C, Lee J, Yoo J Facile Fabrication of Animal-Specific Positioning Molds For Multi-modality Molecular Imaging Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 2008, 42, 401-409 Publication date: 2008-10-01

  23. Park JC, Pandya DN, Jeon HR, Lee SW, Ahn B-C, Lee J, Yoo J Synthesis of Cyclen-Based Copper Complexes as a Potential Estrogen Receptor Ligand Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 2007, 41, 326-334 Publication date: 2007-08-01

Oral Presentations and Symposiums

  • Park JC Marine polysaccharide-based nanocomposite for biological applications 15th The Korean Society for Marine Biotechnology Annual Meeting & Symposium, Gangneung, Korea, 2019

  • Park JC Surface design of nanoparticles and amphiphilic polysaccharide nanocomposite clusters for biological applications Inorganic-Crosslinking Biopolymer Nanomaterials Symposium, Daegu, Korea, 2019

  • Park JC Lanthanide-doped magnetite nanoparticles : Survival of Verwey transition, surface design for the relaxivity tuning and ultrahigh field MRI probes 121th General Meeting of Korean Chemical Society, JeJu, Korea, 2018

  • Park JC, Kim DH, Lee KT, Hwang NK, Cha HJ, Seo JH Lanthanide-engineered iron oxide nanoparticles and their biological applications 2018 The Korean Society for Biotechnology and Bioengineering International Acadamia-Industry Joint Meeting, Seoul, Korea, 2018

  • Park JC, Lee KT, Cha HJ, Seo JH Lanthanide doped magnetite nanoparticles and their applications 2017 The Korean Society for Biotechnology and Bioengineering Fall Meeting and InternationalSymposium, Busan, Korea, 2017

  • Park JC, An GI, Park S-I, Wang, EK, Oh, J, Kim JY, Kim YJ, Kim HJ, Lee J, Yoo J Optical imaging based on solely radionuclides 57th Annual Meeting of Society of Nuclear Medicine, Salt lake city, USA, 2010

  • Park JC, Choi J, Nah H, Woo S, An G, Kim KM, Cheon GJ, Chang Y, Cheon J, Lee SW, Lee J, Yoo J A PET/MRI hybrid nano-probe for sentinel lymph node imaging 18th International Symposium on Radiopharmaceutical Sciences, Edmonton, Canada, 2009

  • Park JC, Kwak W, Woo S, Kim KM, Lee J, Yoo J PET-MR fusion imaging studies using animal-specific positioning mold The 49th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Japanese Society Nuclear Medicine, Asahikawa, Japan, 2009

  • Park JC, Yoo J, Lee SW, Ahn B-C, Lee J-T Synthesis of cyclen-based copper complexes as a potential estrogen receptor ligand 9th Congress of World Federation of Nuclear Medicine & Biology, Seoul, Korea, 2006


  • Source: National Research Foundation of Korea Title: The designed control of the nanoplatforms properties by doping lanthanide ions and development of the evaluation manner for the in vivo delivery by the analysis of the surface interaction force Role: Principal Investigator Period Covered: 2017/03/01 ~ 2020/02/29

  • Source: KAERI intrafund Title: Treatment of multi-drug-resistant bacteria through radiation-fused nanotechnology Role: Principal Investigator Period Covered: 2013/05/16 ~ 2015/12/31

  • Source: National Research Foundation of Korea (Fostering Next-generation Researchers) Title: Treatment of multidrug-resistant bacterial and biofilm infections. Role: Principal Investigator Period Covered: 2012/09/01 ~ 2013/08/31


  • Application for a Korean Patent and PCT
    Inventors: Park JC, Seo JH
    Title: Method for preparing self-assembled cluster using amphiphile polysaccharide and self-assembled cluster prepared by the same
    Application date: 2018-10-30
    Application number: 10-2018-0130473

  • Application for a Korean Patent and PCT
    Inventors: Yoo J, Park JC
    Title: Nuclear Medical/Optical Dual Imaging Contrast Media Use and Device Thereof
    Registration date: 2011-07-13
    Patent number: 10-1050401

  • Application for a Korean Patent and PCT
    Inventors: Yoo J, Park JC, Chang Y, Cheon J, Choi J
    Title: Dual Modality PET/MR Contrast Agents
    Registration date: 2010-10-28
    Patent number: 10-0991716