Kyung-Hwan Han, Ph.D.

Kyung-Hwan Han

hanky@msu.edu

Department of Horticulture

Professor

Telephone: 517-803-9418

Plant and Soil Sciences
1066 Bogue Street, Room A332
East Lansing, MI 48824

Area of Expertise:

Molecular biology of secondary growth; secondary wall biosynthesis; feedstock development for bioenergy and biomaterials; drought tolerance


Department of Forestry

Professor, Plant Molecular Biology

Degree:

Ph.D.


Quick links: Education    Publications    Research

Joined Department

July 2011

Appointment

Professor 

Education

Post-doctoral Fellow, Biochemistry, University of Washington, 1991-1994

Ph.D., Plant Breeding and Genetics, Michigan State University, 1991

M.S., Forest Genetics, Kyungpook National University, Korea, 1986

B.S., Forestry, Kyungpook National University, Korea, 1984

Research

Research Interest

  • Molecular Biology of Secondary Growth
  • Secondary Wall Biosynthesis
  • Feedstock Development for Bioenergy and Biomaterials
  • Drought Tolerance
  • Annual Growth Cycle of Trees

Publications

A complete list of Kyung-Hwan Han's publications can be found on Google Scholar.

 

Patents

  • Han, K.-H., Kim, W.-C., Kim., J.-Y., and Ko, J.-H. 2018. Drought tolerance in plants. US Patent No. 10,106,813 B2
  • Han, K.-H. and Ko, J.-H. 2016. DNA Encoding RING Zinc-Finger Protein and the Use of the DNA in Vectors and Bacteria and in Plants. US Patent No. 9,371,539 B2 (Continuation of US Patent No. 7,977,535 B2)
  • Han, K.-H. and Im, J.H. 2018.  Constitutively active form of MYB46. PCT/US2019/039903
  • Han, K.-H., Kim, W.-C., Reca, B., and Keegstra, K. 2017. CSLA9 Gluco-Mannan Synthase Gene. US 9,944,939 B2.
  • Han, K.-H., Ko, J.-H., and Kim, W.-C. 2011. Control of cellulose biosynthesis by overexpression of a transcription factor. US 9,650,643 B2.
  • Han, K.-H. and Ko, J.-H. 2010. Compositions and methods for xylem-specific expression in plant cells. WO 2012/037107; US 9,845,478 B2
  • Han, K.-H. and Ko, J.-H. 20011. DNA Encoding RING Zinc-Finger Protein and the Use of the DNA in Vectors and Bacteria and in Plants. Australia AU 2007272993 B2
  • Han, K.-H. and Ko, J.-H. 20011. DNA Encoding RING Zinc-Finger Protein and the Use of the DNA in Vectors and Bacteria and in Plants. India IN279697
  • Han, K.-H. and Ko, J.-H. 20011. DNA Encoding RING Zinc-Finger Protein and the Use of the DNA in Vectors and Bacteria and in Plants. Canada 2,658,391
  • Han, K.-H. and Ko, J.-H. 20011. DNA Encoding RING Zinc-Finger Protein and the Use of the DNA in Vectors and Bacteria and in Plants. US Patent No. 7,977,535
  • Kang, H.S. and Han, K.-H. 2001. Natural rubber product from fig tree and production method thereof. US Patent No. 6,235,860
  • Han, K.-H., Kang, H., Oh, S.-K., Shin, D.-H., Yang, J.-M. 2001. Isopentenyl diphosphate isomerase from Hevea brasiliensis and rubber producing method using the same. US 6,316,695
  • Kang, H.S., Oh, S.K., Shin, D.H., Yang, J.M., and Han, K.-H. 1999. Natural rubber product from fig tree (Ficus carica). Japan Patent 3,085,952
  • Han, K.-H., Kang, H., Oh, S.K., Chow, K.S., Faridah, Y., Yeang, H.Y. 1999. Recombinant microorganisms expressing small rubber particle-associated protein. European Patent 1050582 A3
  • Han, K.-H. and Yang, J. 1998. Genetic transformation of orchid species. US 6,020,538