Jungeun joined the Department of Cell Toxicology at UFZ Leipzig in August 2018. Within her PhD thesis, her research focuses on development of high-throughput methods for testing neurotoxicity. She also aims at applying the methods to screen and explain neurotoxicity of environmental pollutants.
She studied Chemistry at Hanyang University and Environmental Health at Seoul National University. From her master’s thesis, she researched thyroid disrupting potentials of major benzophenones using in vitro assays and embryo-larval zebrafish.