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hyunjung.kim@utexas.edu
512-471-2165
Office Location: BME 4.202C

Hyun Jung Kim

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Oncology

Department Research Area:
Cellular and Biomolecular Engineering

Research Focus

Bioinspired organ mimicry, in vitro disease model, regenerative medicine, host-microbe ecosystem, synthetic biology

Research Interests

Professor Kim's laboratory focuses on innovating bioinspired engineering principles to create biomedical platform technologies for uncovering the fundamental questions in human health and disease by integrating multidisciplinary approaches such as microfluidics, tissue engineering, and applied microbiology. His research interests include developing Biomimetic organ model (Human Organs-on-Chips), Microengineered host-microbe ecosystem, Programmable synthetic microbiome, and Humanized diagnostic/therapeutic platform for clinical, pharmaceutical, and environmental applications.

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