Biology Professor Narry Kim's research team recently made a significant leap in the understanding of microRNA biology by identifying several key factors responsible for RNA silencing.
In 2006, major scientific journals such as Nature and Cell featured the breakthrough and its contribution to the development of powerful gene control techniques and RNA-based drug discovery.
Educated at Oxford with a foucs in retroviruses, Professor Kim was honored in 2004 with the Macrogen young Scientist Award.
Kim is well known for her close collaboration with her students, honoring her students' dedication to science by expressing boundless confidence in Kroea's human capital.
She describes her own passion for science,"I was charmed by the simplicity of the principles underlying the complexitiy of life."
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