• 임정빈, 이학박사


    Pteridine, H4-Biopterin, GTP Cyclohydrolase, Glutathione S-transferase, Drosophila

    순천향의생명연구원 본관동 104호


Professional Experience

    - Research Associate: Oak Ridge National Lab., Oak Ridge, TN, U.S.A. (1978)

    - Assistant/Associate Professor: Seoul National University, Korea (1978-1988)

    - Visiting Professor: Faculty of Biochemistry, King Abdulaziz University (1981-1982)

    - Visiting Professor: Faculty of Chemistry, Univ. of Konstanz, Germany (1988-1989)

- Professor: Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea (1988-2013)

- Professor Emeritus: Seoul National University, Korea (2013-present)

- Chair Professor: Soonchunhyang University, Korea (2013-present)


- Director: Institute for Molecular Biology and Genetics, SNU (1993-1999)

- Director: CRI Center for Genetic Reprogramming, MOST, Korea (1997-2003)

- Director: Bio-MAX Institute, Seoul National University (2002-2005)

- President: Asia-Pacific Int’l Mol Biology Network (A-IMBN) (2004 to present)

- Director: electronic Int’l Molecular Biology Laboratory (eIMBL) (2005- present)

- President: Soonchunhyang Institute of Medi-bio Science (SIMS), SCH University (2013- 2019)

- President: Microbiological Society of Korea (Jan.- Dec. 1999)

- President: The Korean Society for Molecular and Cellular Biology (Jan.-Dec. 2003)

- Vice-President: Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST) (2013-2016)

- Editor-in-Chief: “Pteridines” (International Society of Pteridinology) (1993-2000)

- Editor-in-Chief: “Molecules and Cells” (1998-2001)

- Editor: “Biochemical Journal” (2006-2011)

- Editor: “IUBMB Life” (2006-present)

- Editor-in-Chief: “A-IMBN Research” (2008-present)

1. Kim, J. Park, S. I. Ahn, C. Kim, H. and Yim, J. (2009) Guanine Deaminase Functions as Dihydropterin Deaminase in the Biosynthesis of Aurodrosopterin, a Minor Red Eye Pigment of Drosophila. J. Biol. Chem. 284, 23426-23435.

2. Kim, S. H, Kim, H. J. Kim, S. and Yim, J. (2010) Drosophila Cand1 regulates Cullin3-dependent E3 ligases by affecting the neddylation of Cullin3 and by controlling the stability of Cullin3 and adaptor protein. Dev. Biol. 346, 247-257.

3. Kim, H. Kim, K. Kim, J. Kim, S. H. and Yim, J. (2012) Mutagenesis by imprecise excision of the piggyBac transposon in Drosophila melanogaster. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 417, 335-339.

4. Kim, K. Kim, S. H. Kim, J. Kim, H. and Yim, J. (2012) Glutathione S-Transferase Omega 1 Activity is Sufficient to Suppress Neurodegeneration in a Drosophila Model of Parkinson Disease. J. Biol. Chem. 287, 6628-6641.

5. Kim, H. Kim, K. and Yim, J. (2013) Biosynthesis of Drosopterins, the Red Eye Pigment of Drosophila melanogaster. IUBMB Life 65, 334-340.

6. Kim K. and YimJ. (2014) Structural modelling and molecular characterization of omega-class glutathione S-transferase 2 from Drosophila melanogaster. Insect Mol Biol. 23(3), 357-366.

7. Kim K. Song K .H. and YimJ. (2015) A comparative structural analysis of sepiapterin reductase from Drosophila by homology modeling. Pteridines 26(2), 55-61.