Jooyeon Jeong| | University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Jooyeon Jeong is a postdoctoral researcher in the lab of Don Ort at the University of Illinois. She is interested in engineering crops to improve photosynthetic efficiency and yield. For the RIPE project, she is introducing and evaluating synthetic photorespiratory bypasses in the chloroplast. Jooyeon earned a bachelor's degree, master's degree and doctorate in life sciences at Hanyang University in South Korea. Her work is published in the Journal of Experimental Botany, Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-Bioenergetics, and Scientific Reports.