Hyuk-Jae E. Kwon

Hyuk-Jae E. Kwon

Assistant Professor HS

Department of Oral Biology

School of Dental Medicine


Specialty/Research Focus

Oral Biology

Contact Information
304B Foster Hall
3435 Main St
University at Buffalo (South Campus)
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-829-6301
Fax: 716-829-3942
hekwon@buffalo.edu



Education and Training:

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Developmental Biology, Cincinnati Children‘s Hospital Medical Center (2017)
  • PhD, Developmental Biology, Yonsei University Graduate School (2011)
  • DDS, Dentistry, Yonsei University College of Dentistry (2006)

Employment:

  • Research Fellow, Department of Developmental Biology, Cincinnati Children‘s Hospital Medical Center (2012–2017)
  • Lecturer, Oral Biology, Yonsei University, College of Dentsitry, Korea, Republic Of (2011–2012)
  • Teaching Assistant, Oral Biology, Yonsei University, College of Dentsitry, Korea, Republic Of (2006–2011)

Awards and Honors:

  • 1st Place Poster Award (2016)
  • 2nd Place Poster Award (2015)
  • 2nd Place Poster Award (2015)
  • Most Outstanding Student-Dentist Award (2006)
  • ADA/Dentsply Student Clinician Research Program (SCADA) Travel Award (2004)
  • 1st Place Award (2003)

Research Expertise:

  • Dental and Craniofacial Developmental Biology: Studying the genetic basis and developmental mechanisms of dental and craniofacial developmental disorders using mutant mouse models and in vitro organ culture

Journal Articles:

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Professional Memberships:

  • Society for Developmental Biology; Professional organization for developmental Biologists (2019)
  • American Society of Craniofacial Surgery (2016–present)
  • Society for Developmental Biology; SDB ID: 11572 (2014–2016)

Presentations:

  • "Understanding dental development and birth defects using mice" AADR Buffalo Section Lunch and Learn Seminar Series, American Association of Dental Research, Buffalo section, American Association of Dental Research (2018)
  • "Using tooth development as a model for understanding signaling interactions between tissues during organogenesis" UB JSMB BCH Seminar Series, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, UB JSMB Department of Biochemistry (2017)
  • "The Bmp4-Msx1 pathway controls early odontogenesis through regulation of expression of secreted Wnt antagonists" 5th Annual Craniofacial and Skin Sciences Research Symposium, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (2016)
  • "Activin and Bmp4 signaling converge on Wnt pathway activation to drive tooth organogenesis" Seminar Series, Kyungpook National University, School of Dentistry (2015)
  • "Activin and Bmp4 signaling converge on Wnt pathway activation to drive tooth organogenesis" Seminar Series, Yonsei University, College of Dentistry (2015)

Service Activities:

  • Oral Biology, School of Dental Medicine Graduate Committee, Admissions; Alternate Member (2018–2020)
  • PPBS Admission Committee; Alternate Member (2018–2020)
  • UB HR search committee member (Kirkwood lab); UB HR search committee member for position Research Technician II (Posting Number: R1800176) in Dr. Kirkwood‘s lab; Member (2018)
  • Oral Biology Research Equipment Purchase Committee; Oral Biology Shared Histology Research Equipment Purchase Committee; Member (2017–2020)

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Contact Information

304B Foster Hall
3435 Main St
University at Buffalo (South Campus)
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-829-6301
Fax: 716-829-3942
hekwon@buffalo.edu