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Yongju Kim



Organic Chemistry, Seoul National University, Korea (2012)


Chemistry, Seoul National University, Korea (2005)

Academic Experience


Associate Professor
State Key Laboratory of Supramolecular Structure and Materials
Jilin University, China


Post-Doctoral Research Associate
State Key Laboratory of Supramolecular Structure and Materials
Jilin University, China


Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Department of Chemistry
Seoul National University, Korea

24. Y. Kim, H. Li, Y. He, X. Chen, X. Ma, M. Lee
Collective helicity switching of a DNA-coat assembly.
Nature Nanotech. 2017, 12, 551–556.

Y. Wang, Y. Kim, M. Lee
Static and Dynamic Nanosheets from Selective Assembly of Geometric Macrocycle Isomers.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 128, 13316–13320.

. X. Chen, Y, He, Y. Kim,* M. Lee*
Reversible Short α-Helical Peptide Assembly for Controlled Capture and Selective Release of Enantiomers.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 5773−5776.

. G. Na, Y, He, Y. Kim, M. Lee
Switching of Carbohydrate Nanofibers for Regulating Cell Proliferation.
Soft Mater. 2016, 12, 2846–2850.

. B. Shen, Y, He, Y. Kim,* Y. Wang, M. Lee*
Spontaneous Capture of Carbohydrate Guests through Folding and Zipping of Self-Assembled Ribbons.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 55, 2382–2386.

19. Y. Kim, J. Kang, B. Shen, Y. Wang, Y. He, M. Lee
Open-Closed Switching of Synthetic Tubular Pores.
Nature Commun. 2015, 6, 8650.

18. H.-J. Kim, Y. Kim, S. Cho, M. Lee
Self-Assembly of a Tripod Aromatic Rod into Stacked Planar Networks.
Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 11836–11842.

. Y. Kim, M. Lee
Supramolecular Capsules from Bilayer Membrane Scission Driven by Corannulene
Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, 5736-5740.

16. Y. Wang, Z. Huang. Y. Kim,* Y. He, M. Lee*
Guest-Driven Inflation of Self-Assembled Nanofibers through Hollow Channel Formation
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014136, 16152–16155.

15. W. Li, Y. Kim, J. Li, M. Lee
Dynamic self-assembly of coordination polymers in aqueous solution.
Soft Matter. 2014, 10, 5231–5242.

14. Y. Kim, W. Li, S. Shin, M. Lee
Development of Toroidal Nanostructures by Self-Assembly: Rational Designs and Applications.
Acc. Chem. Res., 2013, 46, 2888–2897.

13. Y. Kim, S. Shin, T. Kim, D. Lee, C. Seok, M. Lee
Switchable Nanoporous Sheets by the Aqueous Self-Assembly of Aromatic Macrobicycles.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 6424-6428.

12. S. Shin, S. Lim, Y. Kim*, T. Kim, T.-L. Choi, M. Lee*
Supramolecular Switching between Flat Sheets and Helical Tubules Triggered by Coordination Interaction.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 2156-2159.

11. W. Li, Y. Kim, M. Lee
Intelligent Supramolecular Assembly of Aromatic Block Molecules in Aqueous Solution.
Nanoscale, 2013, 5, 7711-7723.

10. T. Kim, H. Lee, Y. Kim, J.-M. Nam, M. Lee
Protein-Coated Nanofibers for Promotion of T Cell Activity.
Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 3949-3951.

9. Y. Kim, K. Oh, H. Song, D.-S. Lee, S. B. Park
Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of α-Galactosylceramide Analogues with Heteroaromatic Rings
and Varying Positions of Phenyl Group in the Sphingosine Backbone.
J. Med. Chem., 2013, 56, 7100–7109.

8. Y.-H. Jeong, Y. Kim, H. Song, S. B. Park, H.-S. Kim
Anti-inflammatory effects of α-galactosylceramide analogs in activated microglia: involvement of p38 MAPK signaling pathway.
PLoS ONE, 2014, 9, e87030.

7. Y. Kim, T. Kim, M. Lee*
From Self-Assembled Toroids to Dynamic Nanotubules.
Polym. Chem., 2013, 4, 1300-1308.

6. Z. Huang, Y. Kim, T. Kim, M. Lee
Supramolecular Polymerization of Spherical Micelles Triggered by Donor-Acceptor Interaction.
Polym. Chem., 2013, 4, 268-271.

5. S. Sim, Y. Kim, T. Kim, S. Lim, M. Lee
Directional Assembly of α-Helical Peptides Induced by Cyclization.
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 20270-20272.

4. J.-S. Kim, J.-S. Song, Y. Kim, S. B. Park, H.-J. Kim
De Novo Analysis of Protein N-terminal Sequence Utilizing MALDI Signal Enhancing Derivatization with Br Signiture.
Anal Bioanal. Chem., 2012, 402, 1911–1919.

3. Y. Kim, J. Kim, K. Oh, D.-S. Lee, S. B. Park
Heteroaromatic Moieties in the Sphingosine Backbone of α-Galactosylceramides for Noncovalent Interactions with CD1d.
ACS Med. Chem. Lett., 20123, 151–154.

2. Y. Kim, M. Koh, D.-K. Kim, H.-S. Choi, S. B. Park
Efficient Discovery of Selective Small Molecule Agonists of Estrogen-Related Receptor γ using Combinatorial Approach.
J. Comb. Chem., 200911, 928–937.

1. Y. Kim, J. Kim, S. B. Park
Regioselective Synthesis of Tetrasubstituted Pyrroles by 1, 3-Dipolar Cycloaddition and Spontaneous Decarboxylation.
Org. Lett., 200911, 17–20.