Jae Sung Kim received the B.S. degree in chemistry from Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, in 1988, and the M.S. degree in biochemistry from the same university, in 1990. In 1999, he acquired his Ph.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wis, USA (animal health & biomedical sciences/biochemistry/surgery). Kim served as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA (1999–2001), and as a Research Assistant Professor at the same university (2001–2005). Since 2006, he has been serving as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Surgery, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Institute on Aging, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla, USA. From 2002 to 2005, he served as a Managing Director of Imaging Facility at the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology, University of North Carolina. Currently, Kim is serving as a Regular Member of American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), Director of Imaging Facility, Department of Surgery, University of Florida, and a Regular Member of American Physiological Society. His areas of expertize are liver ischemia/reperfusion injury, mitochondrial dysfunction, autophagy, and cell death.
Biography Updated on 20 June 2012