Heon is a Senior Researcher at the Korea Brain Research Institute in Daegu, Korea. There, he works in project planning, responsible for the analysis of domestic and overseas brain research trends. He completed his Ph.D. in the Department of Biomedical Science at the University of Sheffield in the UK. He was also a research associate at the School of Nano-bioscience Chemical Engineering at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, as well as an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Jungwon University. Heon’s primary research interest is in the molecular mechanisms of synaptic plasticity and memory, for which he has several publications.