Nam Gyu Kang Professor
- KAIST, Doctor of Engineering
- Synthetic Biology and Bioprocess Engineering
Ph.D. KAIST, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Korea, 2017.02 B.S. Sungkyunkwan University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Korea, 2012.02
Assistant Professor, Kyung Hee University, Korea, 2022.09~present Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, 2018.12~2022.07 Senior Researcher, Advanced Biomass R&D Center (Global Frontier Project by Ministry of Science and ICT), Korea, 2017.03~2018.11
- Photoautotrophic organic acid production: glycolic acid production by microalgal cultivation. Chemical Engineering Journal 433 (2022) 133636. - L-malic acid production from xylose by engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Biotechnology Journal 17 (2022) 2000431. - Comprehensive metabolic engineering strategies for the production of bioproducts in microalgae. Bioresource Technology 345 (2022) 126529. - Enhancement of lipid production in Nannochloropsis salina by overexpression of endogenous NADP-dependent malic enzyme, Algal Research 54 (2021) 102218. - The NanDeSyn Database for Nannochloropsis systems and synthetic biology, The Plant Journal 104 (2020) 1736-1745. - Increased biomass and lipid production by continuous cultivation of Nannochloropsis salina transformant overexpressing a bHLH transcription factor, Biotechnology and Bioengineering 116 (2019) 555-568. - Enhancement of biomass and lipid productivity by overexpression of a bZIP transcription factor in Nannochloropsis salina, Biotechnology and Bioengineering 115 (2018) 331-340. - Increased lipid production by heterologous expression of AtWRI1 transcription factor in Nannochloropsis salina, Biotechnology for Biofuels 10 (2017) 231. - CRISPR/Cas9-induced knockout and knock-in mutations in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, Scientific Reports 6 (2016) 27810. - Effects of overexpression of a bHLH transcription factor on biomass and lipid production in Nannochloropsis salina, Biotechnology for Biofuels 8 (2015) 200.
- Bioconversion of CO2, CH4, and lignocellulosic biomass into bioproducts - Bioengineering of microalgae, yeast, and bacteria - Synthetic biology and metabolic engineering of microorganisms - Cultivation and fermentation engineering of microorganisms - Metabolic flux balance analysis - Techno-economic analysis