Hochul Yi, PhD

Scientist, Technology Development – Elo

Hochul is a scientist in translational agriculture at Precision’s food and agriculture subsidiary, Elo Life Systems. He received a PhD in Plant Molecular Biology at Yonsei University and completed a postdoc at Purdue University, where he completed a molecular biological study in an arabidopsis mutant that was recalcitrant to transformation. Afterwards, he started working in the agricultural research and development units of both DuPont and Syngenta, where he worked in gene expression, transformation technology development, and platform/pipeline development. When Hochul is not at Elo, he enjoys 3D modeling, painting, or practicing guitar for his one-man band.