Food Biotechnology Major

Food Technology

Hyo Jin Kim Assistant Professor

Food Technology

Food Microbiology and Biomaterials


Research Paper


Research Project


Technology Transfer


  • B.S. Dept. of Applied Biology and Chemistry, Seoul National University, 2002
  • M.S. Program in Biochemical Engineering and Technology, Seoul National University, 2004
  • Ph.D. Dept. of Plant Pathology and Microbiology (Fungal Genetics), Texas A&M University, 2010

Professional Experiences

  • Seoul National University, Assitant Professor, 2017. 09-Present
  • Institute of Green Bio Science Technology, Adjunct Research Fellow, 2017. 09-Present
  • Korea Food Research Institute, Research Group of Gut Microbiome, Senior Researcher, 2013. 10-2017. 08
  • University of Science & Technology, Dept. of Food Biotechnology, Associate Professor, 2015. 09-2017. 08
  • University of Illinois, Dept. of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Institute for Genomic Biology, Postdoctoral Researcher, 2011. 04-2013. 0

Society Memberships

  • Korean Society for Microbiology and Biotechnology (한국미생물생명공학회)
  • Korea Society of Biotechnology and Bioengineering (한국생물공학회)
  • Korean Society of Food Science and Technology (한국식품과학회)

Research Interests

  • Therapeutic Level Probiotics & Gut Microbiome in Disease
  • Food Microbiome
  • Genome Editing for Food Microbes
  • Metabolic Engineering for Food Microbes


  • Topics in Food Molecular Microbial Engineering (식품분자미생물공학특강)
  • Topics in Functional Food Material Employing Microbial Synthesis (식의약소재 미생물합성 특강)