Daesung Shin PhD

Daesung Shin

Daesung Shin
PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Biotechnical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Gene Expression; Gene therapy; Inherited Metabolic Disorders; Molecular and Cellular Biology; Molecular Basis of Disease; Molecular genetics; Neurobiology; Neurodegenerative disorders; Regulation of metabolism; Signal Transduction; Transcription and Translation; Transgenic organisms

Contact Information
313 Farber
3435 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-829-5191
Fax: 716-829-3601
daesungs@buffalo.edu



Education and Training:

  • PhD, Neuroscience, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (2003)
  • MS, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (1999)
  • BS, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (1997)

Employment:

  • Assistant Professor, Biotechnical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University at Buffalo (2020-present)
  • Principal Investigator, Hunter James Kelly Research Institute (2011–2020)
  • Post Doctoral Fellow, Neurology, University of California San Francisco / HHMI (2005–2011)

Awards and Honors:

  • Travel Stipend Award - Gordon Conference (Lysosomal disease) (2019)
  • Young Investigator Award - Neurobiology of Disease in Children Symposium (2017)
  • Travel Fellowship Award - American Neurological Association (2010)

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • February 2019–January 2024
    The peripheral nervous system: A window into Krabbe disease
    NIH-NINDS
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $2,129,163
  • December 2019–November 2023
    Selective galactosylceramidase ablation to study the pathogenesis of Krabbe leukodystrophy
    NIH-NINDS
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $1,395,624
  • December 2018–November 2019
    Selective galactosylceramidase ablation to study the pathogenesis of Krabbe leukodystrophy
    NIH-NINDS
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $398,750
  • September 2014–August 2016
    Clinical variability and Cell autonomy of Krabbe leukodystrophy
    NIH-NINDS
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $159,084
  • July 2014–June 2015
    Study of clinical variability of Krabbe disease using oligodendrocytes differentiated from patient iPSCs
    New York Stem Cell Foundation
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $6,000

Journal Articles:

Abstracts:

  • Daesung Shin, Nadav Weinstock, M. Laura Feltri, and Lawrence Wrabetz. Temporal Galc deletion reveals a critical vulnerable period in the pathogenesis of Krabbe leukodystrophy. Mol. Genet. Metab. 2018.


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Contact Information

313 Farber
3435 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-829-5191
Fax: 716-829-3601
daesungs@buffalo.edu