The National Academy of Sciences, Republic of Korea


  • Members
    • Humanities & Social Science Division
    • Natural Social Science Division
  • deceased members
    • Humanities & Social Science Division
    • Natural Social Science Division
    • Honoray Members
  • Honorary Members

  • 확대
  • 축소
  • 프린트

The Humanities & Social Science Division

HomeMembershipMembersNatural Science Division
  detail information  
basic information   degrees & career   select bibliography  
Basic Infomation
Basic Infomation
Name Shin, hee-sup

of Term
2010-07-09 ~
Specialty Genetics and Neuroscience
Degrees & Career
Degrees & Career
1974 College of Medicine, Seoul National University, M. D. in Medicine
1983 Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Cornell University, Ph. D. in Genetics & Cell Biol.
1983 Frank Lappin Horsfall, Jr. Award, Cornell University
1983-1985 Research Associate in Genetics, Sloan-Kettering Institute
1985-1991 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology, MIT Associate Member, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
1991-2001 Associate Professor, Professor, Dept. Life Science, POSTECH
1994 Korean Academy of Science and Technology, Member
1996-1998 Director, Biotechnology Research Center ,POSTECH
1997 Kumho Science Award, Kumho Foundation/ Hantan Life Science Award, Hantan Foundation
1997-2003 Director, National CRI Center for Calcium and Learning
2000 Hamchun Medical Science Award, Hamchun Foundation
2001-Present Principal Research Scientist, KIST
2004 Hoam Prize, Hoam Foundation/ Dongbaeg Medal Order of Civil Merit, President of Korea/ AHF Lectureship Award, Calgary University, Canada
2005 Best Scientist Award, MOST
2005-2011 Director, Center for Neural Science, KIST
2006 National Honor Scientist, MOST
2009 Elected to National Academy of Science, USA, as a Foreign Associate
2011-Present Director-General, Brain Science Institute, KIST
Major Articles
Major Articles
2003 Thalamic control of visceral nociception mediated by T-type Ca2+channels, Science, 302:117-119
2005 Genetic dissection of theta rhythm heterogeneity in mice, Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 102(50)18165-18170
2010 Observational fear learning involves affective pain system and Cav1.2 Ca2+ channels in ACC, N Neurosci13(4):482-8
2010 T-type channels control the opioidergic descending analgesia at the low threshold-spiking GABAergic neurons in the periaqueductal gray. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 107(33):14857-62
2011 Ca(V)2.3 channels are critical for oscillatory burst discharges in the reticular thalamus and absence epilepsy, Neuron, 14;70(1):95-108
Major works
Major works