Members

 

Cheerleader

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Sung-Yon Kim, Ph.D.

sungyonkim@snu.ac.kr

Sung-Yon received his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and Biological Sciences from Seoul National University in 2009 and his Ph.D. in Neurosciences from Stanford in 2013. He then completed his postdoctoral training at MIT in 2015. Outside the lab, he is very much enjoying yoga, swimming, audiobooks and parenting two kids these days.

Sung-Yon’s CV

 

Graduate Students

Dongyoon Kim

dykim224@gmail.com

Dongyoon received his bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from Seoul National University in 2016 and is pursuing PhD studies in the Kim lab. He is in the Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience.

 

 

Han Eol Park

longlane@snu.ac.kr

Han Eol received his bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from Seoul National University in 2016 and is pursuing PhD in the same department. He has been the student representative of the K-Lab since he was an undergrad, and he is working very hard to become an outstanding neuroscientist.

 

Dong-Jun Koo

lastprophet9@gmail.com

Dong-Jun received his bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences and Brain and Cognitive Sciences from Korea University in 2016 and is pursuing PhD studies with Sung-Yon in the Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience. He likes to talk and debate about neuroscience so much that he organized an undergrad neuroscience society (named Newlearn) in Korea University. Outside the lab, he usually writes essays and poems.

 

Jaewoo Soh

popjw@snu.ac.kr

Jaewoo graduated from School of Biological Sciences and Brain-Mind-Behavior program at Seoul National University. As the first members of the K-Lab, he worked pretty hard and this effort was recognized as an outstanding poster prize. He then joined the K-Lab in 2017 as a graduate student. He enjoys dancing and gymnastics as a hobby.

 

Hoe-Gon Ryu

ryuhoegon@gmail.com

Hoegon graduated from School of Biological Sciences at Seoul National University in 2017 and joined the lab as a graduate student in the Interdisciplinary Program in Genetic Engineering. He enjoys dancing with his teammates.

 

 

Myungsun Lee

mysun94@snu.ac.kr

Myungsun joined K-Lab in 2016 as an undergraduate intern. After graduating from Seoul National University with a B.S. in biological sciences, he is now pursuing PhD in K-Lab as a chemistry major. He enjoys playing the guitar.

 

 

Seongrae Kim

kimsri21@gmail.com

Seongrae graduated from Yonsei University after majoring in biochemistry and cognitive sciences, and is now a PhD student in the Kim lab as a chemistry major. He is highly interested in the various fields of neuroscience including emotions. He likes watching movies and listening to musics in his free time.

 

Kyunghoe Kim

kyunghkim93@gmail.com

Kyunghoe is currently a graduate student in the department of chemistry, pursuing PhD in the Kim Lab. He earned his bachelor’s degree in biological sciences at Seoul National University. As an inquisitive student, he believes it is in the human brain that one can find “the question” worth investing his entire career. In his spare time, he enjoys writing, cycling, and playing the piano.

 

Myungmo An

rmr1111@snu.ac.kr

Myungmo graduated Seoul National University in 2017 with B.S. in Biology and Brain-Mind-Behavior program. He worked for a year at Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, and started his PhD in K-Lab as a Chemistry major in 2018. He was the first members of the K-lab, and he is very social.

 

Sieun Jung

si57371225@gmail.com

Sieun is a senior from Yonsei University, majoring in psychology. She wants to be a neurobiologist cause she is so much fascinated by the fact that our brain creates and regulates mind and thoughts. She likes listening to music in her free time.

 

Minyoo Kim

minyookim2@gmail.com

Minyoo is a senior majoring in Life Sciences at Korea University. He is interested in neural circuits underlying homeostasis and sleep. He enjoys playing piano, and likes to play soccer and basketball.

 

 

CMOs

Jonghwi Park (Chief MATLAB Officer / Data scientist)

jonghwi91@gmail.com

Jonghwi received his bachelor’s degree in Cognitive Science specialization in Machine Learning and Neural Computation from University of California, San Diego in 2017 and joined K-Lab. He is particularly interested in the neural mechanism of decision-making and emotion. Outside the lab, he enjoys reading Nietzsche and Wikipedia.

 

Gyooryang Heo (Chief Muscimol Officer / All-round player)

heo9412@gmail.com

Gyooryang received his bachelor’s degree in School of Biological Sciences and Brain-Mind-Behavior program from Seoul National University. His fundamental interest is wonderful information flow between orchestrating brain regions. At midnight, he uses Netflix as his lullaby program.

 

 

Interns

Hyunseo Kim

hsrabbit.95@gmail.com

Hyunseo is a junior majoring in Biology at Seoul National University. She has interests in neuroscience because she wants to know the mechanism of repository and integration of thinking. Also, her minor is computer science because she’s curious about common points between neuroscience and computer. She enjoys baking and restructuring music.

 

Jeonghyeon Na

prom3170@gmail.com

Jeonghyeon is a junior majoring in Biology at Seoul National University. He is interested in how phyisological reactions in brain leads to consciousness and thinking. In his free time, he likes to play football, or listen to music.

 

Seung Yul Lee

triomphant0124@gmail.com

Seung Yul is a junior majoring in chemistry at Seoul National University. He is interested in tissue processing techniques, which is and will be important for exploring neurocircuits. He likes watching sports especially baseball.

 

Changgon Sim

sims950412@gmail.com

Changgon Sim is a junior majoring in Chemisyrt at Seoul National University. He has interests in how neurocircuit connect and mediate information. He started intern to do research by himself after learn about novel technology. His hobby is swimming and watching movie.

 

Junguk Kweon

myjukweon@gmail.com

Jeonguk is a senior majoring in chemistry at Seoul National University. He is interested in various fields of chemistry. To meet these interests, he had worked in the laboratory of inorganic chemistry and bioinorganic chemistry since the second grade. Recently he became interested in neurochemistry through class, so he started internship at K-Lab this winter. Besides studying, he usually spend time reading books, playing games, playing soccer. He also like music, so he played contrabass in orchestra clubs in his first year.

Kyung Ho Seong

khseong98@snu.ac.kr

Kyung Ho is a sophomore majoring in biology at Seoul National University. To study the brain, the most mysterious and unknown organ, I started the internship at K-Lab. After understanding the existing techniques for the brain researches these days, I want to devise a new method to elucidate brain. In my free time, I enjoy playing piano with friends in the piano club and listening classical music.

 

Ben Ahn

sso03198@gmail.com

Ben is a junior at Yonsei Univ., majoring in biochemistry. He joined our lab as an intern with the hopes of understanding how exactly changes in neural circuitry and changes in behavior reciprocally affect each other. Also, he likes to pick up a new sport and enjoys soccer, cycling, badminton, skiing among many sports.

 

 

Lab mother

Jisim Jung

jsjung@snu.ac.kr

Jisim is the lab manager of the Kim lab and somehow wonderfully helps the members with everything.

 

 

 

– Some memorable pictures –

2017. 4. 15. Under the cherry blossom

2017-04-15 lab photo

2016. 8. 10. Watergun battle with Jinny Kim’s lab

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2016. 2. 27. Lab outing

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2015. 12. 8. Lab cleanup

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