Division of
Natural and Applied Sciences

Eunyu Kim

Assistant Professor of Biology, Duke Kunshan University

Eunyu Kim’s principal research interest is understanding how plants cope with environmental stresses to improve crop resilience and develop better crops. She has mainly focused on regulating stress-responsive mechanisms and their potential application in Arabidopsis, rice and hot pepper. These studies were published in high-impact journals and generated numerous international patents. She has obtained three research grants as a principal investigator in South Korea and China.
Kim got her Ph.D. at Yonsei University in South Korea. After a short postdoctoral training period, she worked as a research professor at Yonsei University. Before joining Duke Kunshan, she was a research associate professor at the Center for Excellence of Molecular Plant Sciences (CEMPS), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Shanghai.

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