Bongsoo Park, PhD

Dr. Bongsoo Park is a Bioinformatics Scientist at National Institute on Aging, and collaborating with Dr. Rajagopalan since 2017. His research interests include Epigenetics and Stem Cell Aging, Neuroinflammatory disease, and Epigenetic biomarker discovery.  He was a lead bioinformatician and project coordinator in the Johns Hopkins epigenome sequencing center in the environmental epigenomics NIEHS (Toxicant Exposures and Responses by Genomic and Epigenomic Regulators of Transcription) TARGET II consortium.

Research Information

Research Projects

1. Park B, Khanam R, Vinayachandran V, Baqui AH, London SJ, Biswal S. Epigenetic biomarkers and preterm birth. Environ Epigenet. 2020 Jan;6(1):dvaa005. doi: 10.1093/eep/dvaa005. eCollection 2020 Jan. Review. PubMed PMID: 32551139; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7293830.

2. Rajagopalan S, Park B, Palanivel R, Vinayachandran V, Deiuliis JA, Gangwar RS, Das L, Yin J, Choi Y, Al-Kindi S, Jain MK, Hansen KD, Biswal S. Metabolic effects of air pollution exposure and reversibility. J Clin Invest. 2020 Nov 2;130(11):6034-6040. doi: 10.1172/JCI137315. PubMed PMID: 32780721; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7598058.

3. Palanivel R, Vinayachandran V, Biswal S, Deiuliis JA, Padmanabhan R, Park B, Gangwar RS, Durieux JC, Ebreo Cara EA, Das L, Bevan G, Fayad ZA, Tawakol A, Jain MK, Rao S, Rajagopalan S. Exposure to Air Pollution Disrupts Circadian Rhythm through Alterations in Chromatin Dynamics. iScience. 2020 Nov 20;23(11):101728. doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2020.101728. eCollection 2020 Nov 20. PubMed PMID: 33241196; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7672280.

4. Reyes-Caballero H, Rao X, Sun Q, Warmoes MO, Lin P, Sussan TE, Park B, Fan TW, Maiseyeu A, Rajagopalan S, Girnun GD, Biswal S. Air pollution-derived particulate matter dysregulates hepatic Krebs cycle, glucose and lipid metabolism in mice. Sci Rep. 2019 Nov 22;9(1):17423. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-53716-y. PubMed PMID: 31757983; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6874681.


Bioinformatics and Genomics
Penn State University