DR. KIM, Pan-Jun (金判俊)

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology
Affiliated, Centre for Quantitative Systems Biology, Institute of Computational and Theoretical Studies, and State Key Laboratory of Environmental and Biological Analysis
Regular Associate, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics

Ph.D. in Physics (KAIST)
M.S. in Physics (KAIST)
B.S. in Physics (KAIST)


  • Computational systems biology
  • Human microbiome in health and disease
  • Biological networks and phenotype prediction
  • Quantitative modelling and big data analysis


  • Editorial Board, Scientific Reports, 2019 – Present


  • Yong-Bong Prize, Korean Physical Society, 2018
  • Young Physicist Award, Korean Physical Society, 2008


  1. R. Lim, J. J. T. Cabatbat, T. L. P. Martin, H. Kim, S. Kim, J. Sung, C.-M. Ghim, P.-J. Kim (2020) Large-scale metabolic interaction network of the mouse and human gut microbiota, Sci. Data 7, 204
  2. H.-H. Jo, Y. J. Kim, J. K. Kim, M. Foo, D. E. Somers, P.-J. Kim (2018) Waveforms of molecular oscillations reveal circadian timekeeping mechanisms, Commun. Biol. 1, 207
  3. S. Kim, M. F. Fenech, P.-J. Kim (2018) Nutritionally recommended food for semi- to strict vegetarian diets based on large-scale nutrient composition data, Sci. Rep. 8, 4344
  4. J. Sung, S. Kim, J. J. T. Cabatbat, S. Jang, Y.-S. Jin, G. Y. Jung, N. Chia, P.-J. Kim (2017) Global metabolic interaction network of the human gut microbiota for context-specific community-scale analysis, Nat. Commun. 8, 15393
  5. J.-S. Kim, D.-H. Cho, P. Heo, S.-C. Jung, M. Park, E.-J. Oh, J. Sung, P.-J. Kim, S. Lee, D.-H. Lee, S. Lee, C. H. Lee, D. Shin, Y.-S. Jin, D.-H. Kweon (2016) Fumarate-mediated persistence of Escherichia coli against antibiotics, Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 60, 2232
  6. M. Foo, D. E. Somers, P.-J. Kim (2016) Kernel architecture of the genetic circuitry of the Arabidopsis circadian system, PLOS Comput. Biol. 12, e1004748
  7. Y. Lee, W. Hwang, J. Jung, S. Park, J. J. T. Cabatbat, P.-J. Kim, S.-J. V. Lee (2016) Inverse correlation between longevity and developmental rate among wild C. elegans strains, Aging 8, 986
  8. S. Kim, J. Sung, M. Foo, Y.-S. Jin, P.-J. Kim (2015) Uncovering the nutritional landscape of food”, PLOS ONE 10, e0118697
  9. J. Yun, P.-J. Kim, H. Jeong (2015) Anatomy of scientific evolution, PLOS ONE 10, e0117388
  10. P.-J. Kim (2014) Systems biology: communication between physics and biology, Physics and High Technology 23, 10
  11. Y. Dong, C. G. Kumar, N. Chia, P.-J. Kim, P. A. Miller, et al. (2014) Halomonas sulfidaeris-dominated microbial community inhabits a 1.8 km-deep subsurface Cambrian Sandstone reservoir, Environ. Microbiol. 16, 1695
  12. J. Sung, P.-J. Kim, S. Ma, C. C. Funk, A. T. Magis, Y. Wang, L. Hood, D. Geman, N. D. Price (2013) Multi-study integration of brain cancer transcriptomes reveals organ-level molecular signatures, PLoS Comput. Biol. 9, e1003148
  13. P.-J. Kim, N. D. Price (2011) Genetic co-occurrence network across sequenced microbes, PLoS Comput. Biol. 7, e1002340
  14. S. H. Lee, P.-J. Kim, H. Jeong (2011) Global organization of protein complexome in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, BMC Syst. Biol. 5, 126
  15. P.-J. Kim, N. D. Price (2010) Macroscopic kinetic effect of cell-to-cell variation in biochemical reactions, Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 148103
  16. S. H. Lee, P.-J. Kim, Y.-Y. Ahn, H. Jeong (2010) Googling social interactions: Web search engine based social network construction, PLoS ONE 5, e11233
  17. P.-J. Kim, D.-Y. Lee, H. Jeong (2009) Centralized modularity of N-linked glycosylation pathways in mammalian cells, PLoS ONE 4, e7317
  18. C. B. Milne, P.-J. Kim, J. A. Eddy, N. D. Price (2009) Accomplishments in genome-scale in silico modeling for industrial and medical biotechnology, Biotechnol. J. 4, 1653
  19. P.-J. Kim, D.-Y. Lee, T. Y. Kim, K. H. Lee, H. Jeong, S. Y. Lee, S. Park (2007) Metabolite essentiality elucidates robustness of Escherichia coli metabolism, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104, 13638
  20. P.-J. Kim, T.-W. Ko, H. Jeong, K. J. Lee, S. K. Han (2007) Emergence of chaotic itinerancy in simple ecological systems, Phys. Rev. E 76, 065201(R)
  21. P.-J. Kim, H. Jeong (2007) Reliability of rank order in sampled networks, Eur. Phys. J. B 55, 109
  22. S. H. Lee, P.-J. Kim, H. Jeong (2006) Statistical properties of sampled networks, Phys. Rev. E 73, 016102
  23. P.-J. Kim, H. Jeong (2005) Spatio-temporal dynamics in the origin of genetic information, Physica D 203, 88
  24. P.-J. Kim, T.-W. Ko, H. Jeong, H.-T. Moon (2004) Pattern formation in a two-dimensional array of oscillators with phase-shifted coupling, Phys. Rev. E 70, 065201(R)


Email: panjunkim(at)hkbu(dot)edu(dot)hk
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