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.H.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.H.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.Y.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, 18 : 1172-1179

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

      Algal Research, 24: 360-367

61. G.W. Park,  H.N. Chang,  K. Jung,  C. Seo,  Y.C.Kim,  J.H. Choi,  H.C. Woo,  I. Hwang (2017) Production of microbial lipid by Cryptococcus curvatus on rice 

      straw hydrolysates, Process Biochemistry 56 : 147-153

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

      8 : 447–460

63. D.Y.Lee, I.Noh,  J.Yoo, N. S.Rejinold, Y.C.Kim^ (2017) pH-controllable cell-penetrating polypeptide that exhibits cancer targeting, 

     Acta Biomaterialia, 57 : 187-196

64. D.Y.Jung, N.S.Rejinold,  J.E.Kwak, S.H.Park, Y.C.Kim^ (2017) Nano-patterning of stainless steel microneedle surface for improving dip-coating 

     efficiency of DNA vaccine, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 159 : 54-61

65. D.Y.Lee, S.H.Lee, Y.Na, I.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 therapy,  Journal of Controlled Release,  264 : 24-33

66. J.Yoo,  N.S.Rejinold, D.Y.LeeS.Jon, Y.C. Kim^ (2017) Protease-activatable cell-penetrating peptide possessing ROS-triggered phase transition for 

      enhanced cancer therapyJournal of Controlled Release, 264 : 89-101

67. S. Lee, L. Al-Kaabi, A. Mawart, A. Khandoker, H. Alsafar, H.F. Jelinek, K. Khalaf, J.H. Park, Y.C. Kim (2017) Ultrasound-mediated drug delivery by gas bubbles

      generated from a chemical reaction,  Journal of  Drug Targeting , In press

68.  H.Y.Seok, J.Y.Noh, 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

69. J.H. Park, M.A. Choi, Y.J. Kim, Y.C. Kim, Y.K. Chang, K.J. Jeong (2017) Engineering of Klebsiella oxytoca for production of 2,3-butanediol via simultaneous 

      utilization of sugars from a Golenkinia sp. hydrolysate,  Bioresource Technology, 245 : 1386-1392

70. J.H.Shin, J.Y.Noh, K.H.Kim, J.Y.Noh, D.Y.Jung, C.S.Song,  Y.C.Kim^ (2017) Effect of zymosan and poly (I:C) adjuvants on responses to microneedle         

    immunization coated with whole inactivated influenza vaccineJournal of Controlled Release, accepted

71. K.H.Kim, K.Lee, H.Hong, D.Yang, W.H.Ryu, O.Nam, Y.C.Kim(2017) Functionalized inclined-GaN based nanoneedles, Journal of Industrial & 

     Engineering Chemistry, In press

72. 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 mixtureDrug Delivery and Translational Research  In press

73. I.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, Advanced Science, In press

74. H.G. Kim, D.L. Gater, Y.C.Kim^ (2017) Development of transdermal Vitamin-D3 (VD3) delivery system using combinations of PLGA nanoparticles and     

     microneedles,  Drug Delivery and Translational Research  In press

75. 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

76. N. S.Rejinold, J. Yoo, S. Jon, Y.C.Kim^ (2017) Doxorubicin encapsulated PEGylated curcumin nanoparticles for treating MDR cancer cells: In vitro and in

      vivo evaluation, under review

77. 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

78. K.H.Kim, J. Yoo, J.H.Shin, Y.C.Kim(2017) Hyaluronic Acid-modified biomimetic molecule encapsulated ZIF-8 nanoparticles, under revision

79. E.J.Hong, D.Y.Lee, Y.C.Kim^, M.S.Shim (2017) Cancer-specific pro-oxidant therapy using pH-responsive polypeptide micelles encapsulating 

     piperlongumine under review

^ Corresponding author

* Co-first author