Before KAIST

1.    S.J.Kim, H.J.Shin, Y.C.Kim, D.S.Lee, J.W.Yang (2000) Isolation and purification of methyl mercaptan oxidase from Rhodococcus rhodochrousfor mercaptan

      detection, Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering 5 : 465-468.

2.    Y.C.Kim, P.Ludovice, M.Prausnitz (2007) Transdermal delivery enhanced by magainin pore-forming peptideJournal of Controlled Release 22 : 375-383.

3.    Y.C.Kim, J.H.Park, P.Ludovice, M.Prausnitz (2008) Synergistic enhancement of skin permeability by N-lauroylsarcosine and ethanol, International 

     Journal of Pharmaceutics 352 : 129–138.

4.    Y.C.Kim, P.Ludovice, M.Prausnitz (2008) Optimization of transdermal delivery using magainin pore-forming peptide, Journal of Physics and Chemistry

     of Solids 69 : 1560-1563.

5.    J.H.Park, J.W.Lee, Y.C.Kim, M.R.Prausnitz (2008) The effect of heat on skin permeability, International Journal of Pharmaceutics 359 : 94-103.

6.    Y.C.Kim, S.Late, A.Banga, P.Ludovice, M.Prausnitz (2008) Biochemical enhancement of transdermal delivery with magainin peptide: Modification of

      electrostatic interactions by changing pHInternational Journal of Pharmaceutics 362 : 20-28.

7.    F.S.Quan, Y.C.Kim*, D.G.Yoo, R.W.Compans, M.R.Prausnitz, S.M.Kang (2009) Stabilization of influenza vaccine enhances protection by microneedle delivery

      in the skin, Plos ONE 4 : e7152.

8.    Y.C.Kim, F.S.Quan, D.G.Yoo, R.W.Compans, S.M.Kang, M.R.Prausnitz (2009) Improved influenza vaccination in the skin using vaccine coated- 

      microneedles, Vaccine 27 : 6932-6938.

9.    Y.C.Kim, F.S.Quan, D.G.Yoo, R.W.Compans, S.M.Kang, M.R.Prausnitz (2010) Enhanced memory responses to H1N1 influenza vaccinationin the skin using

      vaccine coated-microneedles, Journal of Infectious Disease 201 : 190-198.

10.  Y.C.Kim, F.S.Quan, R.W.Compans, S.M.Kang, M.R.Prausnitz (2010) Formulation and coating of microneedles with inactivated influenza virus to improve

     vaccine stability and immunogenicity, Journal of Controlled Release 142 : 187-195.

11.  S.O.Choi, Y.C.Kim, J.H.Park, J.Hutcheson, H.S. Gill, Y.-K. Yoon, M.R. Prausnitz, and M.G. Allen (2010) An electrically active microneedle array for

     electroporation, Biomedical Microdevices 12 : 263-273.

12.  Y.C. Kim, F.S.Quan, J.M.Song, A.Vunnava, D.G.Yoo, K.M. Park, R.W.Compans, S. M. Kang, M. R. Prausnitz (2010) Influenza immunizationwith trehalose-

     stabilized virus-like particle vaccine using microneedles.Procedia in Vaccinology 2: 17-21.

13.  F.S.Quan, Y.C.Kim*, A. Vunnava, D.G.Yoo, J.M.Song, M.R.Prausnitz, R.W.Compans, S.M.Kang (2010) Intradermal vaccination with influenza VLPs using   

     microneedles induces superior protection to intramuscular immunization, Journal of Virology 84 : 7760-7769.

14.  M.Pearton, S.M.Kang, J.M.Song, Y.C.Kim, F.S.Quan, M.Ivory, R.W.Compans, M.R.Prausnitz, J.C.Birchall (2010) Influenza virus-like particles coated onto

     microneedles can elicit stimulatory effects on Langerhans cells in human skin, Vaccine 28 : 6104-6113.

15.  J.M.Song, Y.C.Kim, A.S.Lipatov, M.Pearton, C.T.Davis, K.M.Park, L.M.Chen, F.S.Quan, J.Birchall, R.O.Donis, M.R.Prausnitz, R.W.Compans, S.M.Kang (2010)

     Microneedle delivery of virus-like particles to the skin induces long-lasting protective immunity against H5N1 influenza virus,Clinical and Vaccine

      Immunology 17 : 1381-1389.

16.  Y.C.Kim, P.Ludovice, M.Prausnitz (2010) Transdermal delivery enhanced by antimicrobial peptides, Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology

     6 : 612-620.

17.  Y.C.Kim, F.S.Quan, R.W.Compans, S.M.Kang, M.R.Prausnitz (2010) Fomulation of microneedles coated withvirus-like particle influenza vaccine, 

     AAPS PharmSciTech, 11 : 1193-1201

18.  F.S.Quan, Y.C.Kim*, R.W.Compans, M.R.Prausnitz, S.M.Kang (2010) Dose sparing microneedles vaccination with H1 influenza VLPs, 

      Journal of Controlled Release, 147 : 326-332.

19.  J.M.Song, Y.C.Kim, P.G.Barlow, M.J.Hossain, K.M.Park, R.O.Donis, M.R.Prausnitz, R.W.Compans, S.M.Kang (2010) Improved protection against avian

      influenza H5N1 virus by a single vaccination with virus-like particles in skin using microneedles, Antiviral Research, 88 : 244-247.

 20.  Y.C.Kim, F.S.Quan, R.W.Compans, S.M.Kang, M.R.Prausnitz (2011) Long-term storage and stability kinetics of influenza vaccines using coated

      microneedle, Pharmaceutical Research28 : 135-144.

21.  Y.C.Kim, M.R.Prausnitz (2011) Enabling skin vaccination using new delivery technologies, Drug Delivery and Translational Research,1:7-12.

22.  Y.Hiraishi, S.Nandakumar, S.O.Choi, J.W.Lee, Y.C.Kim, J.E.Posey, S.B.Sable, M.R. Prausnitz (2011) Bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) vaccination using a

      microneedle patch, Vaccine, 29 : 2626-2636.

23.  E.G.González, Y.C.Kim, T.J.Speaker, R.P.Hickerson, R.Spitler, J.C.Birchall, M.F.Lara, R.Hu, Y.Liang, N.K.Smith, M.R.Prausnitz, C.H.Contag, L.M.Milstone,

      R.L.Kaspar (2011) Visualization of plasmid delivery to keratinocytes in mouse and human epidermis, Scientific Reports, 1:158.

24.  Y.C.Kim, D.Zehrung, J.Courtney, S.Mitragotri, M.R.Prausnitz (2012) Delivery systems for intradermal vaccination, Current Topics in Microbiology and

      Immunology, 351 : 77-112




25.  S.O.Choi, Y.C.Kim, J.W.Lee, J.H.Park, M.R.Prausnitz, M.G.Allen (2012) Intracellular protein delivery and gene transfection by electroporation using a

      microneedle electrode array, Small, 8 : 1081-1091. 

26.  S.M.Kang, J.M.Song, Y.C.Kim (2012) Novel influenza vaccinations, Expert Review of Vaccines, 11 : 547-560.

27.  Y.C.Kim, J.M.Song, A.S.Lipatov, S.O.Choi, J.W.Lee, R.O.Donis, R.W.Compans, S.M.Kang, M.R.Prausnitz (2012) Increased immunogenicity of avian influenza

      DNA vaccine delivered to the skin using a  microneedle patch, European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 81 : 239-247.

28. J.M.Song, Y.C.Kim*, R.W.Compans, M.R.Prausnitz, S.M.Kang (2012) DNA vaccination in the skin using microneedles improves protection against

      influenza, Molecular Therapy, 20 : 1472-1480.

29. Y.C.Kim^, J.H.Park, M.R.Prausnitz (2012) Microneedles for drug and vaccine delivery, Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews,  64 : 1547-1568.



30. A. Suresh, Y.C.Kim^ (2013) Translocation of Cell Penetrating Peptides on Chlamydomonas reinhardtiiBiotechnology and Bioengineering,

      110 : 2795-2801.

31. Y.C.Kim^, D.G.Yoo, R.W.Compans, S.M.Kang, M.R.Prausnitz (2013) Cross-protection by co-immunization with influenza hemagglutinin DNA and inactivated

      virus vaccine using coated microneedles, Journal of Controlled Release, 172 : 579-588.

32.  K.Y.Jeon, A. Suresh, Y.C.Kim^ (2013) Highly-efficient molecular delivery into Chlamydomonas reinhardtii by electroporation, The Korean Journal of

      Chemical Engineering, 30 : 1626-1630.

33. F.S.Quan, Y.C.Kim*, J.M.Song, R.W.Compans, M.R.Prausnitz, S.M.Kang (2013) Long-term protective immunity from an influenza virus-like particle vaccine

      administered with a microneedle patch, Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, 20 : 1433-1439.

34. H.Y.Seok, Y.C.Kim^ (2013) Microneedles to overcome skin barriers, The Journal of Skin Barrier Research, 15 : 34-40. (Invited Review) 

35. N.J. Kim, G.W.Park*, J.Kang, Y.C.Kim, H.N.Chang (2013) Volatile fatty acid production from lignocellulosic biomass by lime pretreatment and its

      applications to industrial biotechnology, Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, 18: 1163-1168.

36. A. Suresh, C. Seo, H.N.Chang, Y.C.Kim^ (2013) Improved volatile fatty acid and biomethane production from lipid extracted microalgal biomass residue

      (LEµABR) through pretreatment, Bioresource Technology 149 : 590-594.



37. H. Suh, J. Shin, Y.C.Kim^ (2014) Microneedle patches for vaccine delivery, Clinical and Experimental Vaccine Research (Invited Review), 3 : 42-49.

38. C.Seo, H.W.Lee, A.Suresh, J.W.Yang, J.K.Jung, Y.C.Kim^ (2014) Improvement of fermentative production of exopolysaccharides fromAureobasidium

      pullulans under various conditions, The Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 31 : 1433-1437.

39. H.Y.Seok, H. Suh, S. Baek, Y.C.Kim^ (2014) Microneedle applications for DNA vaccine delivery to the skin, Methods in Molecular Biology, 

      1143: 141-158.

40. G.W.Park,  Q. Fei, K.Jung, H.N. Chang, Y.C. Kim, N.J. Kim, J.D. Choi, S. Kim, J. Cho (2014) Volatile fatty acids derived from waste organics provide an

      economical carbon source for microbial lipids/biodiesel production, Biotechnology Journal, 9 : 1536-1546



41. D.Y.Lee, K.Choe, Y.J.Jeong, J.Yoo, S.M.Lee, J.H.Park, P.Kim, Y.C.Kim^ (2015) Establishment of controlled insulin delivery system using glucose-

      responsive double-layered nanogel, RSC Advance, 5 : 14482-14491.

42. N. S.Rejinold, R.Jayakumar, Y.C.Kim^ (2015) Radio frequency responsive nano-biomaterials  for cancer therapy,  Journal of Controlled Release,  

      204 : 85-97.

43. K.Jung, W.Kim, G.W.Park,  C.Seo, H.N. Chang, Y.C. Kim^ (2015) Optimization of volatile fatty acids and hydrogen production from saccharina japonica

      acidogenesis and molecular analysis of resulting microbial communities, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology99 : 3327-3337

44. K.Jung, J.Choi, D.Lee, C.Seo, J.W.Lee, S.Y.Lee, H.N. Chang, Y.C. Kim^ (2015) Permeation characteristics of volatile fatty aids solution by forward

      osmosis, Process Biochemistry, 50 : 669-677

45. G.W.Park,  C.Seo, K.Jung, H.N. Chang, W.Kim, Y.C. Kim^ (2015) A comprehensive study on volatile fatty acids production from rice straw coupled with

      microbial community analysis, Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, 38 : 1157-1166

46. J.Shin, J.K.Park, D.H.Lee, F.S.Quan, C.S.Song, Y.C.Kim^ (2015) Microneedle vaccination elicits superior protection and antibody response over intranasal

      vaccination against swine-origin influenza A (H1N1) in mice, Plos ONE,  10(6) : e0130684

47. G.W.Park,  I.Kim,  K.JungC.Seo, J.I.Han, H.N. Chang, Y.C. Kim^(2015) Enhancement of volatile fatty  acids production from rice straw via digestion with

      chemical pretreatment, Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, 38 : 1623-1627

48. S.Kang, K.H.Kim, Y.C.Kim(2015) A novel electroporation system for efficient molecular delivery into Chlamydomonas reinhardtii with a 3-dimensional

      microelectrode, Scientific Reports, 5 : 15835


49.  N. S.Rejinold, J.Shin, H.Y.Seok, Y.C.Kim (2016) Biomedical applications of microneedles for therapeutics: Recent advancements and implications in drug

       delivery, Expert opinion on Drug Delivery13: 109-131

50. J.D.Membrebe, N.Yoon, M.Hong, H.Lee, K.Park, S.H.Seo, I.Yoon, S.Yoo, Y.C.Kim^, J.Ahn (2016) Protective efficacy of Streptococcus iniae derived enolase

      against Streptococcal infection in the zebrafish model, Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology170: 25-29

51. C.Seo, W.Kim, H.N.Chang, J.I.Han, Y.C.Kim^ (2016) Comprehensive study on volatile fatty acids production from Ettlia sp.  residue with molecular analysis

      of microbial community, Algal Research, 17: 161-167

52.  S.J.Kim, J.Shin, J.Y.Noh, C.S.Song, Y.C.Kim^  (2016) Development of the novel coating formulations for skin vaccination using stainless steel 

      microneedle, Drug Delivery and Translational Research 6: 486-491

53. C.Jeong, J.Yoo, D.Y.LeeY.C. Kim^ (2016) A branched TAT cell-penetrating peptide as a novel delivery carrier for the efficient gene transfection, 

       Biomaterial Research 20 : 28

54. S.M.Lee, Y.C.Kim, J.H.Park (2016) Zein-Alginate Based Oral Drug Delivery Systems: Protection and Release of Therapeutic Proteins, International 

     Journal of Pharmaceutics,  515 : 300-306

55. Y.C.KimS.H.Lee, W.H.Choi,J.H.LeeF.S.Quan (2016) Microneedle delivery of trivalent influenza vaccine to the skin induces long-term cross-protection, 

      Journal of  Drug Targeting, 24 : 943-951


56. J.Yoo, D.Y.Lee, V.Gujrati, N.S.Rejinold, K.M.Lekshmi, S.Uthaman, C.Jeong, I.K.Park, S.Jon, Y.C. Kim^ (2017) Bioreducible branched poly(modified

      nona-arginine) cell-penetrating peptide as a novel gene delivery platform, Journal of Controlled Release, 246 : 142-154

57. S. Baek, J.Shin, Y.C.Kim(2017) Drug-coated microneedles for rapid and painless local anesthesiaBiomedical Microdevices, 19 : 2

58. Y.J.Jeong, D.Y.Lee, K.Choe, H.Ahn, P.Kim, J.H.Park, Y.C.Kim^ (2017) Polypeptide-based polyelectrolyte complexes overcoming the biological

      barriers of oral insulin delivery, Journal of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry, 48 : 79-87

59. D.I.Lee, M.Nurunnabi, S.H.Kang, M.Nafiujjamane, K.M.Huh, Y.K.Lee, Y.C.Kim^ (2017) Oral gavage delivery of PR8 antigen with β-glucan conjugated 

      GRGDS carrier to enhance M-cell targeting ability and induce immunity, Biomacromolecules, In press

60.  H.Y.Seok, D.Y.Lee, S.J.Kim,C.S.Song,  Y.C.Kim^ (2017)  Effective humoral immune response from a H1N1 DNA vaccine delivered to the skin by          

      microneedles coated with PLGA-based cationic nanoparticlesJournal of Controlled Release, In press

61. C.I. Shin, S.D.Jeong,  N.S.Rejinold, Y.C. Kim^ (2017) Microneedles for vaccine delivery: challenges and future perspectivesTherapeutic Delivery,  


62. S.Kang, A. Suresh, Y.C.Kim(2017) A highly efficient cell penetrating peptide pVEC-mediated protein delivery system into microalgae

      Algal Research, In press

63. D.Y.Lee, I.K.Noh,  N. S.Rejinold, Y.C.Kim^ (2017) Stealth cell-penetrating polypeptide eliciting pH-induced conformational transition establishes

      an unprecedented cancer-guided systemunder revision

64. K.H.Kim, K.Lee, H.Hong, D.Yang, W.H.Ryu, O.Nam, Y.C.Kim(2017) Functionalized inclined-GaN based nanoneedles, under revision

65. N. S.Rejinold, Y. Han, J.Yoo, H.Y.Seok, J.H.Park, Y.C.Kim(2017) Evaluation of multifunctional cell penetrating peptide coated Mn:ZnS nanoparticles 

      for improved paclitaxel delivery to cancer cellsunder review

66. I.G.Noh, D.Y.Lee, H.KimC.Jeong,Y.Lee, J.O.Ahn, H.Hyun, J.H.Park, Y.C.Kim^ (2017) Enhanced Photodynamic Cancer Treatment by Mitochondria-

      Targeting and Brominated Near-Infrared fluorophores, under review

67. H.Y.Seok,  N. S.Rejinold, K.M.Lekshmi, K.Cherukula, I.K.Park, Y.C.Kim^ (2017)  CD44 targeting biocompatible and biodegradable hyaluronic acid 

      cross-linked zein nanogels for curcumin delivery to cancer cells, under review

68.J.Yoo,  N.S.Rejinold, D.Y.Lee, S.Jon, Y.C. Kim^ (2017) Reactive oxygen species (ROS) and protease-responsive activatable cell-penetrating peptide for an 

      anticancer drug delivery, under review

69. H.Lee, J.Park, Y.C. Kim^ (2017) Enhanced Transdermal Delivery with Less Irritation by Magainin Pore-forming Peptide with a N-Lauroylsarcosine and 

     Sorbitan Monolaurate Mixtureunder review

70. D.Y.Lee, S.H.Lee, Y.Na, I.K.Noh,  J.H. Ha, J.Yoo, H.B. Bang, J.H. Park, K.J. Jeong, C.O Yun, Y.C.Kim^ (2017) Conformation-switchable helical

    polypeptide eliciting selective pro-apoptotic activity for cancer therapyunder review

M.Hong, Y.C.Kim*, N.S.Rejinold, H.Lee, J.K.Jung, I.Yoon, S.Yoo, J.Ahn (2017) Immobilization of antigen onto Avicel using cellulose-binding domain, a

      potent vaccine against Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae infection in mouse, in preparation

K.Jung, G.W.Park, H.N. Chang, Y.C. Kim^ (2017) Dewatering of VFAs solution using forward osmosis membranes: Experimental and numerical

      approaches, in preparation


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