Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Faculty

Ki Jun Jeong (정기준)

Associate Professor

Tel : +82-42-350-3934
Fax : +82-42-350-3910
E-mail : kjjeong@kaist.ac.kr
Homepage : http://proteineng.cafe24.com
Education
- 1996 ~ 2001 : KAIST(Ph.D. in Chem. & Biomol. Eng.)
- 1994 ~ 1996 : KAIST (M.S. in Biological Science)
- 1990 ~ 1994 : KAIST (B.S. in Biology)

Employment and Professional Experience
- 2008 ~ Present : Assistant Professor, KAIST
- 2005 ~ 2008 : Research Associate, Univ. of Texas at Austin
- 2002 ~ 2005 : Post-doc., Univ. of Texas at Austin
- 2001 ~ 2002 : Post-doc., KAIST

Awards and Honors
- Post-doc Fellowship award
(Post-doc Fellowship program of Korea Science & Engineering Foundation, 2002.10. ~ 2003.09)

Research interests
- Protein Engineering
- Antibody engineering,
- Protein display and HTS
- Cellular engineering,
- Protein chip

Selected Publications
1. Link, J., Jeong, K.J. Georgiou, G. (2007. 9) Beyond toothpicks: New Methods for the Isolation of Mutant Bacteria. Nat. Rev. Microbiol. 5(9):680-688.
2. Jeong, K.J., Seo MJ, Iverson BL., Georgiou G. (2007. 4)APEx 2-hybrid, A quantitative protein-protein interaction assay for antibody discovery and engineering. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 104(20):8247-8252
3. Jeong, K.J., Mabry R., G eorgiou, G. (2005. 12) Avimers hold their own. Nat. Biotechnol. 23(12):1493-1494.
4. Jeong, K.J., Kawarasaki Y, Gam J, Harvey BR, Iverson BL, Georgiou G. (2004. 8) A periplasmic fluorescent reporter protein and its application in high-throughput membrane protein topology analysis. J Mol Biol. 341(4):901-909.
5. Jeong, K.J., Choi, JH, Yoo, WM, Keum, KC, Yoo, NC, Lee, SY, Sung, MH. (2004. 7) Constitutive production of human leptin by fed-batch culture of recombinant rpoS- Escherichia coli. Protein Expr Purif. 36 (1): 150-156.
6. Jeong, K.J. and Lee, S. Y. (2003, 2) Enhanced production of recombinant proteins in Escherichia coli by filamentation suppression. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 69(2): 1295-1298.
7. Jeong, K.J. and Lee, S. Y. (2002, 10) Excretion of human β-endorphin into culture medium by using outer membrane protein F as a fusion partner in recombinant Escherichia coli. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 68(10):4979-4985.
8. Jeong, K.J. and Lee, S. Y. (2001, 11) Secretory production of human granulocyte colony stimulating factor in Escherichia coli. Protein Expres. Purif.. 23:311-318.
9. Jeong, K.J., and Lee, S. Y. (2000, 12) Secretory production of human leptin in Bacillus subtilis. J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 10(6):753-758.
10. Jeong, K.J. and Lee, S. Y. (2000, 2) Secretory production of human leptin in Escherichia coli, Biotechnol. Bioengin. 67:398-407.

Protein Engineering Laboratory
Protein Engineering, Antibody engineering, Protein display and HTS, Cellular engineering, Protein chip