Design of silaffin-fused ferritin and its silica-coated form as a new drug delivery agent

Seung Pil Pack

Korea University

Seung Pil PackProfessorDepartment of Biotechnology and BioinformaticsKorea University, 2511 Sejong-ro, Sejong, 30019 KoreaTel/Fax: +82-44-860-1419/1598Biographical Sketch:2003 Dr. of Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Seoul National University2003 Postdoctoral Fellow, IMBG, Seoul National University2003-2004 Instructor, VBL & IAE, Kyoto University, Japan2004-2006 JSPS Research Fellow, IIC, Kyoto University, Japan2006-2008 JST Research Fellow, IAE, Kyoto University, Japan2008  Researcher, ISS, Kyoto University, Japan2008-present Professor, Dept. Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Korea University2012-            Director, Institute of Science and Technology, Korea University2013-            Adjunct Professor, KU Medical Center, Korea University2015-            Director, Marine Biomineralization Research Center (mBMRC), NRF


Ferritin (FT), an iron storage and transport protein found in most living organisms, comprises 24 subunits with interior and exterior diameters of 8 and 12 nm, respectively. FT without iron has the capacity to load many... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Mi-Ran Ki (Korea University)
  2. Thi Khoa My Nguyen (Korea University)
  3. Sung Ho Kim (Korea University)
  4. Ki Baek Yeo (Korea University)
  5. Seung Pil Pack (Korea University)

Topic Area

Targeted drug delivery and nanocarriers


PS1 » Poster Session (13:30 - Monday, 25th September, Gallery)

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