Kang Mo Ku

Assistant Professor in Division of Plant and Soil Sciences


2013 Ph.D. Crop Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

2008 M.S. Horticulture, Kyungpook National University (KNU, South Korea)

2006 B.A. Agronomy, Kyungpook National University (KNU, South Korea), Summa Cum Laude

Professional Experience

2015-               Assistant Professor, West Virginia University

2013-2015      Postdoctoral Associate in Vegetable Physiological Genetics Lab, UIUC

2009-2013      Research Assistant in Vegetable Physiological Genetics Lab, UIUC

2008-2009      Researcher in Functional Metabolomics Lab, KonKuk University, South Korea

2006-2008      Research Assistant in Functional Plant Bioscience Lab, KNU, South Korea


2014 UIUC ACES Graduate Student Award

Area of Specialization

Plant physiology, plant biochemicstry, plant metabolomics,

food crops postharvest storage, food crops biosafety.


Office Phone: 304-293-2549

Office Location: 3316 Agricultural Science Building, 333 Evansdale Drive, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, 26505

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