John Kim is an associate professor in Biology whose research focuses on deciphering the biological function of microRNAs and other small RNAs expressed in the genome.
|07/2015||Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Johns Hopkins University|
|09/2013||Associate Professor, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan|
|09/2006||Assistant Professor, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan|
Education and Training
|2001—2006||Postdoctoral research: RNAi and microRNA mechanisms in C. elegans. |
Advisor: Gary Ruvkun
Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston
Department of Molecular Biology, MGH, Boston
|1994—2000||Ph.D., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology |
Doctoral research: Genetic dissection of autophagy in S. cerevisiae.
Advisor: Daniel J. Klionsky
Department of Microbiology, University of California, Davis
|1990—1994||Staff Research Associate, Hormone Research Institute, UCSF |
Research: Autoantigenicity of glutamic acid decarboxylase in type I diabetes.
Advisor: Steinunn Baekkeskov
|1986—1990||B.S., Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University, New Haven |
Senior Research Advisor: George Palade
Honors and Awards
|2013||Frederick C. Neidhardt Endowed Professorship, University of Michigan|
|2009—2013||Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences|
|2003—2006||Helen Hay Whitney Postdoctoral Fellow|