Jungseog Kang

Assistant Professor of Biology, NYU Shanghai

Email: jsk16@nyu.edu
Room: Room S735
Office Phone: +86 (21) 20595096
Homepage Link: https://wp.nyu.edu/jskang_nyush/

Jungseog Kang is an assistant professor of Biology at NYU Shanghai.  Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, he was a Research Scientist at UT Southwestern Medical Center.  He holds a Ph.D. from UT Austin and a B.S. 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. 

He 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.

Research Interests

  • Spindle assembly checkpoint kinases
  • Chromosome segregation and mitosis
  • Cancer drug screen by single cell-image analysis


  • Ph.D., Molecular genetics and microbiology
    University of Texas at Austin, 2003
  • M.S., Molecular biology
    Seoul National University, 1994
  • B.S., Biology
    Korea Advanced Institute of Technology and Science, 1990


  • English
  • Korean