Birth date: 24 July 1962
Birth place: Kyeongju, Republic of Korea
Nationality: Republic of Korea
Marital status: Married
1981-1986 BS at Dept. of Biology, Kyungpook National University, Korea
1987-1989 MS at Dept. of Biology, Kyungpook National University, Korea
1990-1996 PhD at Dept. of Entomology, Ohio State University, USA
1997-2002 Postdoctoral Fellow (Ohio University, USA)
2002-present Professor (Kyungpook National University, Korea)
Major interests: Insect Physiology and Molecular Biology, Integrated Pest Management
Awards: DeLong Research Award (1995), (Ohio State University, USA) W. Fred Hink Research Award (1996), (Ohio State University, USA) ESA President Prize (1996), ESA Poster Competition, Louisville, KY, USA
Diapause regulation in pharate larvae of the gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar. The Ohio State University, Dept. of Entomology (advisor: Dr. David L. Denlinger)
Saba E, Shafeeq T, et al., 2017. Anti-inflammatory activity of crude venom isolated from parasitoid wasp, Bracon hebetor Say. Hindawi Mediators of Inflammation Article ID 6978194.
Shafeeq T, UlAbdin Z, Lee KY, 2017. Induction of stress- and immune-associated genes in the Indian meal moth Plodia interpunctella against envenomation by the ectoparasitoid Bracon hebetor. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 96, e21405.
Kil EJ, Kim S, et al., 2016. Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV-IL): a seed-transmissible geminivirus in tomatoes. Scientific Reports 6, 19013.
Shim JK, Khaing TM, Seo HE, Ahn JY, Jung DO, Lee JH, Lee KY, 2016. Development of species-specific primers for rapid diagnosis of Tetranychus urticae, T. kanzawai, T. phaselus and T. truncatus (Acari: Tetranychidae). Entomological Research (in press).
Lee W, Kim CS, Kee KY, Lee GS, 2016. The JpL species of the Bemisia tabaci complex in Korea: detection by an extensive survey and analysis of COI sequence variability. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology 19, 23-29.
Asaduzzaman M, Shim JK, Lee S, Lee KY, 2016. Azadirachtin ingestion is lethal and inhibits expression of ferritin and thioredoxin peroxidase genes of the sweetpotato whitefly Bemisia tabaci. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology 19, 1-4.
Jahan SMH, Lee GS, Lee S, Lee KY, 2014. Acquisition of TYLCV enhances attraction of Bemisia tabaci to green emitting diodes. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology 17, 79-82.