Prof. Kwangwon Lee, Ph.D.

Previous Visiting Fellow

Rutgers University


Kwangwon Lee is Associate Professor at the Department of Biology Center for Computational & Integrative Biology at the Rutgers University.

His research focuses on chronobiology, especially on daily and circadian rhythms. He studies how and why quantitative changes occur in complex biological phenotypes, such as 24-hr (circadian rhythms) biological rhythms and number of progeny using a model organism Neurospora crassa.

Kwangwon Lee is a Visiting Fellow at CAS from September to December 2018 upon invitation from Prof. Dr. Martha Merrow in the context of the CAS research focus "The How and Why of Microbiomes".

On 23 October 2018 he will give a lecture on "Fitness in a Microbe: How the Circadian Clock is Shaped by the Environment".