The Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics (IMBG) at Seoul National University (SNU) was established in July 1985. Since then, we have been leading our nation’s biological research and cultivating leading research individuals at the same time. The newly built research building was opened in 1991, along with 8 professors and the most advanced research facilities and equipments. In 2002, Biotechnology Incubation Center was completed and became the one that supports and fosters venture businesses in biotechnology. In 2014, west pavilion was added and made the laboratory in total of 6,500 square meters.