Professor and Soybean breeder
Department of Crop Science and biotechnology
About Dr. Suk-Ha Lee
Dr. Suk-Ha Lee, a professor and soybean breeder, has joined the Department of Plant Science at Seoul National University in the Republic of Korea since 1998. Prior to his current role, Lee spent 12 years in the soybean breeding program at the National Institute of Crop Science, Rural Development Administration, in Korea. Lee received his Ph.D. in Agronomy from the University of Georgia in 1990 and earned his Master’s (1985) and Bachelor’s degrees (1980) in Crop Sciences from Seoul National University.
Lee also served for four years as a director of National Instrumentation Center for Environmental Management (2005 to 2009) and as a director of Plant Genomics and Breeding at Seoul National University, a position he held from 2012 to 2014. He was working as an editor-in-chief of Journal of Crop Science and Biotechnology, and is a Korean representative of International Soybean Genome Consortium. He was also working as associate editor of Molecular Breeding, Euphytica, Plant Genetic Resources, and Plant Production Science. Besides many other activities he was selected to be President of International Crop Science Society (April 2008 to August 2012), and Lee was serving as the President of Korean Society of Crop Science in the year of 2011. He also held positions as adjunct professor at both Yanbian University and Qingdao Agricultural University in China. Currently, he is the member of Korean Academy of Science and Technology.