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Encyclopedia > Hwang Woo Suk
Hwang Woo-Suk
Hangul: 황우석
Hanja: 黃禹錫
Revised Romanization: Hwang U-seok
McCune-Reischauer: Hwang U-sŏk

Hwang Woo-suk is a noted South Korean scientist who is considered by many to be the leading pioneer in the field of stem cell research. He was born in Buyeo County, South Chungcheong Province, December 15, 1952. Hangul (한글) is the native alphabet used to write the Korean language, as opposed to the Hanja system borrowed from China. ... Hanja (lit. ... The Revised Romanization of Korean is the official Korean language romanization system in South Korea. ... McCune-Reischauer is one of the two most widely used Korean language romanization systems, along with the Revised Romanization of Korean, which replaced (a modified) McCune-Reischauer as the official romanization system in South Korea in 2000. ... National motto: 널리 인간 세계를 이롭게 하라 Translation: Bring benefit to all peoples world Official language Korean Capital Seoul Largest city Seoul President Roh Moo-hyun Prime Minister Lee Hae-chan Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 107th 99,274 km² 0. ... This article is about the profession. ... Mouse embryonic stem cells. ... Buyeo County (Buyeo_gun) is a county in South Chungcheong Province, South Korea. ... South Chungcheong is a province in the west of South Korea. ... December 15 is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1952 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...

In May 2005, Hwang and his team announced that they had become the first team in the world to successfully clone a human embryo for scientific research. Hwang made further news in May of 2005 when he criticized United States President George W. Bush's policy on stem cell research. This article is about the month of May. ... 2005(MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Embryos (and one tadpole) of the wrinkled frog (Rana rugosa). ... For the pop band, see Presidents of the United States of America. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States and a former Governor of the State of Texas. ...

On August 3, 2005 Hwang announced that his team of researchers had become the first team to successfully clone a dog. The dog, an Afghan Hound, was named Snuppy. August 3 is the 215th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (216th in leap years), with 150 days remaining. ... Country of origin Afghanistan Classification Breed standards (external links) FCI, AKC, ANKC, CKC KC(UK), NZKC, UKC The Afghan Hound is a very old sighthound dog breed. ... Snuppy (born April 24, 2005) is the first cloned dog. ...

Hwang is a professor in the department of Heriogenology and Biotechnology at Seoul National University. Seoul National University is a major university whose main campus is located in Seoul, South Korea. ...

See also

This is a list of Wikipedia articles on Korea-related people, places, things, and concepts. ... This is a list of famous Koreans or famous people of Korean descent. ... This is a list of notable geneticists & biochemists. ...

External links

  • Seoul National University
  • National Health Institute Stem Cell Information Page
  • Korean Air Provides Complimentary Travel for Professor Hwang Woo Suk



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