Seoul 2007
Seoul, Korea 2007

Jisook Kim

Assistant Professor
Office: Grote 311
Department of Chemistry
  University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Phone: 423-425-5101




 Postdoctoral Fellow, Biological Engineering and Toxicology, MIT, Boston, 2004.
 Postdoctoral Fellow, Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 2003.
 Ph.D., Chemistry, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 2001.
 M.S., Chemistry, Chung Ang University, Seoul, Korea, 1995.
 B.S.,  Chemistry, Chung Ang University, Seoul, Korea, 1993.

 Classes Taught

 CHEM 3010 & 3010L: Organic Chemistry 1 Lecture and Lab
 CHEM 3020L: Organic Chemistry 2 Lab
 CHEM 3820: Chemical Literature
 CHEM 4510: Biochemistry
 CHEM 4830: Chemistry Seminar

 Research Interests

My research area is multidisciplinary encompassing biochemistry, organic synthesis, chemical biology, toxicology, medicinal chemistry, and bioanalytical chemistry. The primary interests are summarized as follows:
  • Design and development of nucleic acid binding dyes.
  • Investigate the interactions of various environmental toxins with proteins and/or nucleic acids.
  • Design and development of biologically active small molecules exhibiting anticancer or antiviral activity

 Other Information:

 Conan O'Brien's Commencement Address to Darthmouth College Graduates
 Protein Data Bank
 NCBI PubMed link Useful Biochemistry Animation Link
 Protein Factory
 Autumn in Korea