Jungseog Kang

Jungseog Kang
Assistant Professor of Biology, NYU Shanghai; Global Network Assistant Professor, Biology Department, Faculty of Arts and Science, NYU
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Jungseog Kang is an Assistant Professor of Biology at NYU Shanghai and a Global Network Assistant Professor in the Biology department at NYU. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, he was a research scientist at UT Southwestern Medical Center.  He holds a PhD from UT Austin and a BA from KAIST in Korea.

Professor Kang’s research interests are chromosome segregation, mitosis, and antimitotic cancer drug screen. His works in these fields have appeared in Journal of Cell Biology, Journal of Biological Chemistry, PNAS, Molecular Cell, Cell, and others. 

Professor Kang studies how mitotic checkpoint pathway ensures faithful chromosome segregation in higher eukaryotes and tries to build quantitative models of mitotic process by which therapeutic intervention of cancers can be probed.



  • PhD, Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
    University of Texas at Austin
  • MS, Molecular Biology
    Seoul National University

Research Interests

  • Spindle Assembly Checkpoint Kinases
  • Chromosome Segregation and Mitosis
  • Cancer Drug Screen by Single Cell-Image Analysis

Courses Taught

  • Cell biology: body's battle with cancer
  • Foundations of Biology II
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Topics