Sung-Yon Kim, Ph.D.
Chung-am Science Fellow

Office: 105-204
Lab: 105-209

Phone: +82 2 880 4996

Sung-Yon’s CV








Stanford University 2009 – 2013
Ph.D. in Neurosciences, Deisseroth Laboratory

Seoul National University 2003 – 2009
B.S. in Chemistry and Biological Sciences (double major), summa cum laude
(2004 – 2005) Military service in South Korea


Seoul National University 2017 – present
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry
Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Seoul National University 2015 – 2017
Assistant Professor, Department of Biophysics and Chemical Biology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2013 – 2015
Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Medical Engineering and Science, Chung Laboratory


2015  Poster Award, Molecular and Cellular Cognition Society, 14th annual meeting
2015  Chung-am Science Fellowship (for Junior Faculty), POSCO TJ Park Foundation
2015  Travel Award, Korean Society for Molecular and Cellular Biology
2015  Life Sciences Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
2014  Donald B. Lindsley Prize in Behavioral Neuroscience, Society for Neuroscience
2014  Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Award, Society for Neuroscience
2013 – 2014  Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship
2012  Brain & Cognitive Sciences Research Award, Association of Korean Neuroscientists
2011  Poster Award and Travel Award, Gordon Research Conference
2009 – 2013  Samsung Scholarship
2008  Best Poster Award, 9th International Congress on Cell Biology
2008  Academic Excellence Award, Seoul National University
2003 – 2008  Presidential Science Scholarship, Korea Science and Engineering Foundation