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

Engineering of proteins (therapeutic proteins, industrial enzymes etc) and bacterial hosts for the economic production of value-added biomolecules.