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Yong-Sung Kim, Ph. D.

  • Professor, Dept. of Molecular Science and Technology, Graduate School
  • Professor, Dept. of Applied Chemistry and Biological engineering, College of Engineering
  • Director, Pioneer Research Center for iMab

  • Ajou University, 206 Worldcup-ro, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon 443-749, Korea
  • Office: +82-31-219-2662 / E-mail:


1999.03. ~ 2002.09.
Ph. D. in Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
The University of Colorado, Denver, USA
1996.03. ~ 1998.02.
M.Sc. in Department of Biological Sciences
Korea Advanced Institute of Sciences and Technology, Korea
1990.03. ~ 1996.02.
B.Sc. in Department of Food Sciences and Technology
Seoul National University, Korea

Employment & Experiences

2016.09. ~ 2019.08.
Adjunct Professor, Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Ajou University Medical Center
2016.08. ~ Present
Co-founder, Orum Therapeutics Inc.
2014.09. ~ Present
Director, Pioneer Research Center for Cellular internalizing & PPI interfering antibody
2014.07. ~ Present
Board member and vice president, The Antibody Society Korea
2010.08. ~ 2011.07.
Visiting Scientist at Dept. of Molecular Oncology
Genentech Inc., SanFrancisco, USA
2004.03. ~ Present
Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor at Department of Molecular Science and Technology
Dept. of Applied Chemistry & Biological engineering
Ajou University
2002.11. ~ 2004.02.
Postdoctoral Associate at Division of Biological Engineering
Massachusetts Institue of Technology, USA
1998.03. ~ 1999.01.
Research Assistant
Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology
1990.08. ~ 1992.02.
Military Service at Army in Republic of Korea