김진현, Jinhyun Kim

Principal Researcher

OFFICE

L7212, +82-958-7225

LAB

L7211, +82-958-7226

EDUCATION

PhD., Neurobiology, Max-Planck Institute for medical research, University of Heidelberg, Germany (2001)

M.S., Biology, Graduate School of Sung Kyun Kwan University, Korea (1997)

B.S. Biology, Sung Kyun Kwan University, Korea (1995)

RESEARCH CAREER & ACTIVITIES
  • Director, Center for Functional Connectomics, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, Korea (2015–present)
  • Principal Investigator, Center for Functional Connectomics, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, Korea (2011-present)
  • Research Specialist, Janelia Research Campus (Howard Hughes Medical Institute), Virginia, USA (2008-2011)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Laboratory of Cellular and Synaptic Neurophysiology, National Institutes of Health, Maryland, USA (2002-2007)
  • Graduate Research, Department of Molecular Neurobiology, Max-Planck-Institute for medical research, Heidelberg, Germany (1998-2002)
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Mapping synaptic connectivity at the multiple scales
  • Developing synapse detectors for connectivity
  • Studying connectivity/synapse alterations in neurological disorders

   

HIGHLIGHT
  • Schaffer collateral inputs to CA1 excitatory and inhibitory neurons follow different connectivity rules. Kwon O., Feng L., Druckmann S., and Kim J* (2018). Journal of Neuroscience 38(22), 5140-5152
  • neuTube 1.0: A new design for efficient neuron reconstruction software based on the SWC format. Feng L, Zhao T, and Kim J* (2015). eNeuro 2(1) e0049-14.2014 1-0
  • Structured synaptic connectivity between hippocampal regions. Druckmann S, Feng L, Lee B, Yook C, Zhao T, Magee J.C., and Kim J* (2014). Neuron 81, 1-12.
  • Using mammalian GFP reconstitution across synaptic partners (mGRASP) to map synaptic connectivity in the mouse brain. Feng L, Kwon O., Lee B, Oh W., and Kim J* (2014). Nature Protocols 9, 2425-2437
  • mGRASP enables mapping synaptic connectivity with light microscopy.  Kim J*, Zhao T, Petralia R, Yu Y, Peng H, Myers E & Magee J. (2012). Nature Methods 9(1),96-102
  • Regulation of dendritic excitability by activity-dependent trafficking of the A-type K+ channel subunit Kv4.2 in hippocampal neurons. Kim J*, Jung SC, Clemens AM, Petralia RS & Hoffman DA. (2007). Neuron 54, 933-947.