Lawrence Jung

Associate Director, Research and Development at Applied DNA Sciences

Lawrence Jung has a diverse range of work experience in the fields of scientific research, development, and leadership. Lawrence began their career as a Research Assistant at Stony Brook University, where they developed skills in molecular biology, genetics, and molecular evolution.

Following this, Lawrence joined Applied DNA Sciences, where they held various roles over the course of several years. As a Research Scientist, they served as the primary investigator on numerous projects, developing formulations and recovery methods for impregnating DNA and proprietary markers into various substrates. Lawrence also contributed to the development of core technologies, resulting in numerous patents and significant revenue contributions.

Lawrence then advanced to the position of Senior Research Scientist, where they managed high-profile projects and programs, including those in the pharmaceutical and elastomer industries. Lawrence continued to excel in this role, eventually becoming an R&D Team Leader. In this capacity, they utilized their experience and expertise to build multidisciplinary teams and mitigate risks to ensure successful project outcomes.

In 2019, Lawrence took on the role of Associate Director of Research and Development, reporting directly to the CEO. In this position, they focused on regulated industries such as pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, and cosmetics, as well as DNA-related technologies. Lawrence also dedicated time to the development of linear Car-T therapies and diagnostics.

Most recently, Lawrence has expanded their work experience by becoming a Tutor at, where they develop communication skills with various age groups and provides educational support in science, biology, career development, and history. Lawrence has also taken on the role of a Resume Editor at Girl Work It, a company dedicated to assisting individuals in career advancement and personal branding, with a focus on empowering and supporting success-driven women.

Overall, Lawrence Jung's work experience demonstrates a strong background in scientific research, development, and leadership, with a proven track record of technological innovation, project management, and team building.

Lawrence Jung's education history includes a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Biochemistry from Stony Brook University. Lawrence also pursued independent coursework at Stony Brook University. Later, they obtained a Master's Degree in Biology with a concentration in Molecular Biology from Adelphi University.

In addition to their formal education, Lawrence Jung has obtained certifications in Intermediate tutoring from, which they achieved in December 2022. Lawrence has also obtained a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute in March 2015.


Previous companies

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  • Associate Director, Research and Development

    May, 2019 - present

  • Senior Research Scientist

    May, 2012

  • R&D Team Leader

    March, 2012

  • Research Scientist

    November, 2010

  • Scientist

    June, 2009

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