John Kim

John Kim

Associate Professor

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410-516-3286 | Lab 410-516-3463
jnkim@jhu.edu
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Biography

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.

Academic Appointments

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