John Kim

Murray Hill, NJ, USA
Member of Technical Staff


2013    PhD Chemistry, Rutgers University, USA 

2009    BA Chemistry, Rutgers University, USA

Research Interests

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Biological Communications
  • Machine Learning
  • Nanotechnology

Honors and Awards

  • 2015  POSCO TJ Park (Cheong-Am) Science Fellowship
  • 2014  Best presentation award, Korea Institute for Advanced Study
  • 2010  Excellent first-year student award, Rutgers University
  • 2009  NSF IGERT fellowship (Nanotechnology for Clean Energy)                
  • 2009  ARESTY undergraduate research symposium best poster
  • 2008  The Croda award for outstanding junior in organic chemistry lab
  • 2008  NSF ISURF − Summer research fellowship program
  • 2006  Mathematics prize exam winner, Rutgers University 
  • 2006  Academic excellence award, Rutgers University
  • 2004  National (South Korea) merit scholarship (declined)
  • 2002  Gifted asset for the 21st Century, Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education
  • 2002  National computer & science creativity contest bronze prize,  KAIST & Ministry of Science and Technology (South Korea)

Selected Articles and Publications

  1. Kim JD*, Pike DH*, Tyryshkin AM, Swapna GVT, Raanan H, Montelione GT, Nanda V, Falkowski PG,  Minimal heterochiral de novo designed 4Fe-4S binding peptide capable of robust electron transfer
    JACS, 140 (36), 11210-11213 (2018) *Equal contribution. Covered by [Forbes] [EurekAlert]
  2. Jiang W, Pan H, Zhang Z, Qiu RS, Kim JD, Xu X, Tang R, Switchable Chiral Selection of Aspartic Acids by Dynamic States of Brushite: Chirality from Dynamics
    JACS, 139 (25), 8562–8569 (2017)
  3. Kwak MJ*, Kim JD*, Kim HM, Kim CH, Bowman JW, Joo KY, Lee JY, Jin KS, Kim YG, Lee NK, Jung JU, Oh BH, Architecture of the Type IV coupling protein complex of Legionella pneumophila
    Nature Microbiology, 2, 17114 (2017) *Equal contribution
  4. Lee KB, Solanki A, Kim JD, Jung JJ, Nanomedicine: dynamic integration of nanotechnology with biomedical science.
    Handbook of Clinical Nanomedicine: Nanoparticles, Imaging, Therapy and Clinical Applications
    , Pan Stanford Publishing (2015)
  5. Kim JD, Senn S, Harel A, Jelen BI, Falkowski PG, Discovering the electronic circuit diagram of life: Structural relationships among transition metal binding sites in oxidoreductases
    Phil Trans R Soc B, 368, 1622, 20120257 (2013)
  6. Mass T, Drake JL, Haramaty L, Kim JD, Zelzion E, Bhattacharya D, Falkowski PG, Cloning and characterization of four novel coral acid-rich proteins that precipitate carbonates in vitro
    Current Biology, 23, 12, 1126-1131 (2013)
  7. Kim JD, Yee N, Nanda V, Falkowski PG, Anoxic photochemical oxidation of siderite generates molecular hydrogen and iron oxides
    PNAS, 110, 25, 10073-10077 (2013)
    *Editor's Choice, Science, 340, 6140, 1501 (2013)
  8. Kim JD, Rodriguez-Granillo A, Case DA, Nanda V, Falkowski PG, Energetic selection of topology in ferredoxins
    PLoS Comp Biol, 8(4) (2012)
  9. Kim JD, Some summer suggestions, Hot skies over a cold landscape
    Science, 333, 41 (2011)
  10. Gorbunov MY, Kuzminov FI, Fadeev VV, Kim JD, Falkowski PG, A kinetic model of non-photochemical quenching in cyanobacteria
    BBA Bioenergetics, 1807, 12, 1591–1599 (2011)
  11. Solanki A., Kim JD, Lee KB, Nanotechnology for regenerative medicine: nanomaterials for stem cell imaging
    Nanomedicine, 3, 567-578 (2008)

Books and Chapters