Dr. Jihae Park is the first to receive a doctorate from Global Campus in Korea

(24-02-2017) On 17 February, dr. Jihae Park (Department of Plant Biotechnology and Bioinformatics) earned the first doctorate awarded by Ghent University Global Campus in South Korea.

She graduated on ‘Evaluation of the marine macroalga Ulva pertussa, the freshwater Lemna spp. and the higher plant Lactuca sativa as potential phytotoxicity model test organisms’.

Within the Department of Biology (Faculty of Sciences), Jihae Park was also the first to receive a doctorate under a joint degree programme with Ghent University and the Incheon National University (INU), under the supervision of Professor Taejun Han (INU / GUGC) and professor Stephen Depuydt (GUGC / Ghent University).