Curriculum Vitae

 

 

Name: Sangtae Kim

 

E-mail: amborella@sungshin.ac.kr

 

Mailing address: School of Biological Sciences and Chemistry

                 Sungshin Women’s University

                 249-1, Dongsun-Dong 3-Ga, Sungbuk-Gu

                 Seoul, 136-742

Rep. of Korea

 

Present Position:

-       Assistant Professor, School of Biological Sciences and Chemistry, Sungshin Women’s University, Korea

-       Honorary Assistant Professor, School of Biological Sciences, University of Hong Kong

-       Secretary General, IUCN Korea

 

Education:

Ph.D. (Botany) Seoul National University. 2001.

M.A. (Biology) Sung Kyun Kwan University. 1993.

B.S. (Biology) Sung Kyun Kwan University. 1990.

 

Employment history:

- Postdoctoral associate. Department of Botany, University of Florida, USA (Oct., 2001Aug., 2007).

 Employer: Dr. Douglas E. Soltis.

- Postdoctoral associate. Natural Products Research Institute, Seoul National University, Korea

 (Mar., 2001 – Oct., 2001).  Employer: Dr. Youngbae Suh.

- Senior Researcher, Genetic Resources.  National Institute of Biological Resources, Ministry of Environment,

Korea (Aug., 2007 – Feb. 2009).

- Assistant Professor.  School of Biological Sciences and Chemistry, Sungshin Women’s University, Korea

(March, 2009 – present).

 

Ph.D. dissertation:

2001. Phylogeny and classification of the Magnoliaceae. Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.

Advisors: Dr. Chong-Wook Park and Dr. Youngbae Suh.

 

Master's thesis:

1993. A taxonomic study of Scutellaria in Korea. Sung Kyun Kwan University, Suwon, Korea.

Advisor: Dr. Sangtae Lee.

 

 

Publications:

 

49) 2014. Younju Ma and SANGTAE KIM. Pollen and Fruit Morphology of Isodon (Lamiaceae) in Korea. Korean Journal of Nature Conservation 8: 105-111.

48) 2014. Younju Ma and SANGTAE KIM. Morphological diagnostic characters of Isodon (Lamiaceae) in Korea. Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 44: 261-275.

47) 2014. Melzer, Rainer, Andrea Härter, Florian Rümpler, SANGTAE KIM, Pamela S. Soltis, Douglas E. Soltis and Gunter Theissen. DEF- and GLO-like proteins may have lost most of their interaction partners during angiosperm evolution. Annals of Botany DOI: 10.1093/aob/mcu094.

46) 2013. Amborella Genome Project (… SANGTAE KIM… et al.). The Amborella genome and the evolution of flowering plants. Science 342: 1467.

45) 2013. Sungmin Kim and SANGTAE KIM. Diagnostic characters of Juncus (Juncaceae) species in Korea. Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 43: 196-207.

44) 2013. Cho Yun Sun,… SANGTAE KIM, … et al. The tiger genome and comparative analysis with lion and snow leopard genomes. Nature Communications 4:2433 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms3433

43) 2013. KIM, SANGTAE, Pamela S. Soltis, and Douglas D. Soltis. AGL6-like MADS-box genes are sister to AGL2-like MADS-box genes. Journal of Plant Biology 56:315-325.

42) 2013. KIM, SANGTAE and Youngbae Suh. Phylogeny of Magnoliaceae based on the chloroplast DNA regions. Journal of Plant Biology 56: 290-305.

41) 2013. KIM, SANGTAE and Younju Ma. Morphological multivariate analyses of the Isodon inflexsus complex (Lalmiaceae) in Korea. Korean Journal of Nature Conservation 7: 42-49.

40) 2012. Kim, Sungmin, Yanghoon Cho, Jonghwan Kim, Sangdeug Shim, and SANGTAE KIM. 2012. Juncus fauriei Lev. & Vaniot (Juncaceae): a new record in Korea. Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 42: 330-334.

39) 2011. KIM, SANGTAE and Younju Ma. Morphological multivariate analyses of Isodon excisus complex (Lamiaceae) in Korea. Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 41: 223-229.

38) 2011. KIM, SANGTAE, Seung-Yeon Lee, Seung-Chul Kim, Hye Won Byun, Sangtae Lee, Muyeal Kim, Seok-Pyo Hong, Youngjae Chung, Ki-Ryong Park, Chunghee Lee, Joongku Lee, Kyeong-In Heo, Jiye Lee, Eun-Jee Lee, and Yu-Ri Jin. Development of a mobile application, “Wild Flowers of Bukhansan National Park (version 1.0)”, for identification of plants in Bukhansan national park. Journal of Korean Nature 4: 139-150.

37) 2011. Ryu, Hye Seon, Ji Hyeon Jeong, SANGTAE KIM, Weon Ki Paik. Morphological analyses of natural populcations of Sedum kamtschaticum (Crassulaceae) and the investigation of their vegetations. Korean Journal of Plant Research 24: 370-378.

36) 2010. KIM, SANGTAE. The first report: Prunella pinnatifida Benth. (Labiatae) in Korea. Korean J. Pl. Taxon. 40: 163-168.

35) 2010. KIM, SANGTAE. Endless debates on the extant basal-most angiosperm. Korean J. Pl. Taxon. 40: 1-15.

34) 2008. Kim, Ki-Joong, Young-Dong Kim, Joo-Hwan Kim, Seon-Joo Park, Chong-Wook Park, Byung-Yun Sun, Ki-Oug Yoo, Byoung-Hee Choi, and SANGTAE KIM.  Phylogenetic classification of Korean vascular flora according to the recent APG classification system. Korean J. Pl. Taxon.  38: 197-222.

33) 2008. Soltis, Douglas E., Pamela S. Soltis, Charles Bell, and SANGTAE KIM.  The origin and early evolution of angiosperms.  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1113: 3-25.

32) 2008. Soltis, Douglas E., Victor A. Albert, Jim Leebens-Mack, Jeffery D. Palmer, Rod A. Wing, Claude W. dePamphilis, Hong Ma, John E. Carlson, Naomi Altman, SANGTAE KIM, P. Kerr Wall, Andrea Zuccolo, and Pamela S. Soltis. The Amborella genome: an evolutionary reference for plant biology.  Genome Biology 9: 402.1-402.7.

31) 2008. Ackerman, Christine M., Qingyi Yu, SANGTAE KIM, Robert E. Paull, Paul H. Moore, Ray Ming. B-class MADS-box genes in trioecious papaya: two paleoAP3 paralogs, CpTM6-1 and CpTm6-2, and a PI prtholog CpPI.  Planta 227: 741-753.

30) 2007. Soltis, Douglas E., André Chanderbali, SANGTAE KIM, Matyas Buzgo, and Pamela S. Soltis. The ABC model and its applicability to basal angiosperms.  Annals of Botany 100: 155-163.

29) 2007. Buzgo, Matyas, André Chanderbali, SANGTAE KIM, Patrick Zheng, David Oppenheimer, Pamela S. Soltis, and Doug E. Soltis.  Floral developmental morphology of Persea americana (avocado, Lauraceae): the oddities of male organ identity.  International Journal of Plant Sciences 168: 261-284.

28) 2006. KIM, SANGTAE, Pamela S. Soltis, Kerr Wall, and Douglas E. Soltis.  Phylogeny and domain evolution in the APETALA2-like gene family.  Molecular Biology and Evolution 23:107-120.

27) 2006. Chanderbali, André, SANGTAE KIM, Matyas Buzgo, Patrick Zheng, David G. Oppenheimer, Douglas E. Soltis, and Pamela S. Soltis.  Genetic footprints of stamen ancestors guide perianth evolution in Persea (Lauraceae).  International Journal of Plant Sciences 167: 1075-1089.

26) 2006. Buzgo, Matyas., Douglas E. Soltis, Pamela S. Soltis, SANGTAE KIM, Hong Ma, James Leebens-Mack, Bernard A. Hauser, Claude W. dePamphilis.  Perianth development in basal monocot Triglochin maritima (Juncaginaceae).  Aliso 22: 107-125.

25) 2006. Soltis, Pamela. S., Douglas E. Soltis, SANGTAE KIM, André Chanderbali, and Matyas Buzgo. Expression of floral regulators in basal angiosperms and the origin and evolution of ABC-function.  Advances in Botanical Research incorporating Advances in Plant Pathology 44: 483-506.

24) 2005. KIM, SANGTAE, Jin Koh, Mi-Jeong Yoo, Hongzhi Kong, Yi Hu, Hong Ma, Pamela S. Soltis, and Douglas E. Soltis.  Expression of floral MADS-box genes in the basal angiosperms Amborella (Amborellaceae), Nuphar (Nymphaeaceae), Illicium (Austrobaileyales), and members of the magnoliid clades: implications for the evolution of floral regulators and the perianth.  The Plant Journal 43: 724-744. Journal cover.

23) 2005. KIM, SANGTAE, Jin Koh, Hong Ma, Yi Hu, Peter K. Endress, Matyas Buzgo, Bernard A. Hauser, Pamela S. Soltis, and Douglas E. Soltis.  Sequence and expression studies of A-, B-, and E-class MADS-box genes in Eupomatia (Eupomatiaceae): support for the bracteate origin of the calyptra.  International Journal of Plant Sciences 166: 185-198. Journal cover.

22) 2005. Zahn, Laura M., Hongzhi Kong, James H. Leebens-Mack, SANGTAE KIM, Pamela S. Soltis, Lena L. Landherr, Douglas E. Soltis, Claude W. dePamphilis, and Hong Ma.  The evolution of the SEPALLATA subfamily of MADS-box genes: a pre-angiosperm origin with multiple duplications throughout angiosperm history.  Genetics 169: 2209-2223.

21) 2005. Albert, Victor A., Douglas E. Soltis, John E. Carlson, William, G, Farmerie, Kerr, P. Wall, Daniel C. Ilut, Teri M. Solow, Lukas A. Mueller, Lena L. Landherr, Yi Hu, Matyas Buzgo, SANGTAE KIM, Mi-Jeong Yoo, Michael W. Frohlich, Rafael Perl-Treves, Scott E. Schlarbaum, Barbara J. Bliss, Xiaohong Zhang, Steven D. Tanksley, David G. Oppenheimer, Pamela S. Soltis, Hong Ma, Claude W. dePamphilis, and James H. Leebens-Mack.  Floral gene resources from basal angiosperms for comparative genomics research. BMC Plant Biology 5: 1-15.

20) 2005. Buzgo, Matyas, Pamela S. Soltis, SANGTAE KIM, and Douglas E. Soltis.  The making of the flower. Biologist 52: 149-154.

19) 2005. Soltis, D.E., Victor A. Albert, SANGTAE KIM, Mi-Jeong Yoo, Pamela S. Soltis, Michael W.  Frohlich, James H. Leebens-Mack, Hongzhi Kong, Kerr Wall, Hong Ma, and Claude W. dePamphilis.  Evolution of the flower. In Plant Diversity and Evolution: Genotypic and Phenotypic Variation in Higher Plants, R. Henry (ed.) Pp.165-200.  CABI Publishers.

18) 2004. KIM, SANGTAE, Mi-Jeong Yoo, Victor A. Albert, James S. Farris, Pamela S. Soltis, Douglas E. Soltis.  Phylogeny and diversification of B-function MADS-box genes in angiosperms: evolutionary and functional implications of a 260-million-year-old duplication. American Journal of Botany 21: 2102-2118. Journal cover.

17) 2004. KIM, SANGTAE, Douglas E. Soltis, Pamela S. Soltis, and Youngbae Suh. DNA sequences from Miocene fossils: an ndhF sequence of Magnolia latahensis (Magnoliaceae) and an rbcL sequence of Persea pseudocarolinensis (Lauraceae). American Journal of Botany 91: 615-620.

16) 2004. KIM, SANGTAE, Douglas E. Soltis, Pamela S. Soltis, Michael J. Zanis, and Youngbae Suh. Phylogenetic relationships among early-diverging eudicots based on four genes: Were the eudicots ancestrally woody? Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 31: 16-30.

15) 2003. Soltis, Douglas E., Anne E. Senters, Michael J. Zanis, SANGTAE KIM, James D. Thompson, Pamela Soltis, Louis P. Ronse de Craene, Peter K. Endress, and James S. Farris. Gunnerales are sister to other core eudicots and exhibit some floral features of early-diverging eudicots. American Journal of Botany 90: 461-470. 

14) 2002. Sang Yong Lee, Youngbae Suh, SANGTAE KIM, and Chung Il Choi. Ecological and morphological characteristics of Zostera caulescens Miki (Zosteraceae) in Korea. Ocean and Polar Research 24: 345-357.

13) 2002. KIM, SANGTAE, Hans P. Nooteboom, Chong-Wook Park, and Youngbae Suh. Taxonomic revision of Magnolia section Maingola Dandy (Magnoliaceae) and the multivariate analysis of Magnolia macklottii complex. Blumea 47: 319-339.

12) 2001. KIM, SANGTAE, Chong-Wook Park, Young-Dong Kim, and Youngbae Suh. Phylogenetic relationships in family Magnoliaceae inferred from ndhF sequences. American Journal of Botany 88: 717-728. Journal cover.

11) 2000. Soltis, S. Pamela, Douglas E. Soltis, Michael J. Zanis, and SANGTAE KIM. Basal lineages of angiosperms: relationships and implications for floral evolution. International Journal of Plant Science 161: 97-107.

10) 2000. Sun, Byung-Yun, Tae Jin Kim, SANGTAE KIM, Young Bae Suh, and Chul Hwan Kim. Systematics of Ostericum (Apiaceae) in Korea. Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 30: 94-104.

9) 1997. Suh, Youngbae, SANGTAE KIM and Chong-Wook Park. A phylogenetic study of Polygonum sect. Tovara (Polygonaceae) based on ITS sequences of nuclear ribosomal DNA. Journal of Plant Biology 40: 47-52.

8) 1997. KIM, SANGTAE and Sangtae Lee. Multivariate analyses of the Scutellaria pekinensis complex (Labiatae) in Korea. Journal of Plant Biology 40: 37-45.

7) 1997. Lee, Sangtae, Joongku Lee, and SANGTAE KIM. A new species of Adenophora (Campanulaceae) from Korea. Journal of Plant Research 110: 77-80.

6) 1996. Suh, Youngbae, SANGTAE KIM and Chong-Wook Park. AFLP examination for putative hybrid between Aconitum japonicum ssp. napiforme and A. jaluense ssp. jaluense (Ranunculaceae). Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 27: 59-71.

5) 1996. Cho, Hae-Jeong, SANGTAE KIM, Youngbae Suh, and Chong-Wook Park. ITS sequences of some Acer species and phylogenetic implication. Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 26: 271-291.

4) 1996. Suh, Youngbae, Hye-Jeong Cho, SANGTAE KIM, and Chong-Wook Park. Comparative analysis of ITS sequences from Acer species (Aceraceae) in Korea. Journal of Plant Biology 39: 1-8.

3) 1995. KIM, SANGTAE and Sangtae Lee. Fruit surface morphology of Scutellaria (Lamiaceae) in Korea and its taxonomic implication. Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 25: 165-176.

2) 1995. KIM, SANGTAE and Sangtae Lee. Taxonomy of the genus Scutellaria (Lamiaceae) in Korea. Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 25: 71-102.

1) 1994. KIM, SANGTAE and Sangtae Lee. Two new varieties of Scutellaria indica L. from Korea. Korean Journal of Plant Taxonomy 24: 73-78.

 

Books:

2009. 구연봉, 김상태, 남궁선, 이영미, 임재원, 전주민, 정은희, 최원영, 허준미(가나다순). 2008 생물자원통계자료집. 환경부 국립생물자원관 (정기간행물등록번호: 11-1480592-000021-01).

 

Translations:

2005. 이상태, 김무열, 홍석표, 정영재, 박기룡, 이정희, 이중구, 김상태. 식물분류학계통학적 접근. 2. 신일상사.  원저: 2002. Judd, Walter, Christopher S. Campbell, Elizabeth A. Kellogg, Peter F. Stevens, Michael J. Donoghue. Plant Systematics-A Phylogenetic Approach. 2nd ed. Sunderland, Sinauer.

2008. 김상태, 박영철, 서경인, 원용진, 원효식, 정민걸, 정종우, 최원영, 황혜진. 진화학. 라이프사이언스.  원저: 2005. Futuyma, Douglas J. Evolution. Sunderland, Sinauer.

 

 

 

Selected Abstracts:

2009. KIM, SANGTAE. Phylogeny, diversification and evolution of Magnoliaceae based on sequences of ten chloroplast regions.  International Symposium on the family Magnoliaceae.  Guangzhou, China. (Keynote address).

2008. KIM, SANGTAE.  Diversity, phylogeny, and evolution of Magnoliaceae.  International Symposium of East Asian Plant Diversity and Conservation.  Sapporo, Japan. (invited symposium speaker).

2008. KIM, SANGTAE, Matyas Buzgo, Douglas E. Soltis, Pamela S. Soltis.  Molecular genetic insights into angiosperm flowers: focused on basal angiosperms.  The 63th Annual Meeting of the Korean Association of Biological Sciences. Mokpo, Korea. (invited symposium speaker). 

2007. KIM, SANGTAE, Matyas Buzgo2,Douglas E. Soltis2 , Pamela S. The ABC model and its applicability to Basal angiosperms.  Pre-Symposium of East Asian Society of Plant Taxonomists: Evo-Devo and Phylogenetics, Regional Floristic Studies. Choongbook University, Korea.  (invited symposium speaker).

2005. KIM, SANGTAE, Jin Koh, Pamela S. Soltis, and Douglas E. Soltis.  Floral organ identities and expression of MADS-box genes in Magnoliales. XVII International Botanical Congress.  Vienna, Austria (invited symposium speaker).

2004. KIM, SANGTAE, Jin Koh, Günter Theißen, Pamela S. Soltis, and Douglas E. Soltis.  Phylogeny of floral genes and their expression in basal angiosperms. Botany 2004: Annual meeting of the Botanical Society of America. Salt Lake City, UT (invited symposium speaker).

2001. KIM, SANGTAE.  Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and the purification of PCR products.  Workshop on Molecular Biodiversity and Bioinformatics.  Daejeon, Korea (Invited workshop speaker).

 

Research grants:

 

2012. 국립생물자원관.

2012. 국립생물자원관. 청계산의 야생화 어플 개발. 50,000천원

2012. 국립수목원. 한반도 사초과 식물(청사초절 ) 유전정보 분석 연구. 30,000천원

2011. 한국 창의재단 학부생연구프로그램. DNA 바코드 기법을 이용한 한국산 사초과 식물의 분자적 동정. 9,000천원.

2011. 국립수목원. 한반도 사초속 식물의 유전정보 수집 분석. 20,000천원.

2010~2012. 한국연구재단 일반연구자지원사업 목련속 Yulania (목련과) 식물의 진화에 대한 유전체적 진화발생학적 접근 170,000천원

2010. 제주도청. 용천동굴 식물조사. 18,400천원

2010. 국립수목원. 백두대간 지역 희귀, 특산식물 자생지 동태 조사 수집. 32,500천원

2009. 성신여자대학교 교내연구비 지원사업. 목련과 식물의 화관 다형현상에 관여하는 꽃발생 유전자의 발현에 관한 연구. 10,000천원.

2009. 시험연구비 사업 국립생물자원관. DNA 바코드 기법을 이용한 한국산 꿀풀과와 목련과 식물의 동정법 개발: II. 목련과. 20,000천원.

2008. 시험연구비 사업 국립생물자원관. DNA 바코드 기법을 이용한 한국산 꿀풀과와 목련과 식물의 동정법 개발: I. 꿀풀과. 2500만원.

2008. 야생생물자원 공여기반 구축사업 3억원 (시설비 2억원, 운영비 1억원)

2008. 자생생물 조사·발굴사업 환경부 11,000천원

2007. 자생생물 조사·발굴사업 환경부 14,000천원

 

 

Fellowships and travel grants:

 

2006. Travel grant for the Cyberinfrastructure for Phylogenetic Research (CIPRES) symposium and workshop on Evolutionary Simulation, University of Pennsylvania, PA, U.S.A. Air ticket + lodging.

2005. The Floral Genome Project (NSF): travel grant for XIII Plant and Animal Genome meeting.  Air ticket + lodging + meal.

2004. The BSA meeting: travel grant for the invited speaker of symposium (Resolving the green branch of life: Current progress and future challenges), Salt Lake City, UT.  $500

2004. Deep Time (NSF): travel grant for the annual meeting, Washington DC, U.S.A.  $1,000

2003. Deep Gene (NSF): travel grant for the BSA meeting, Mobile, AL.  $550

2003. The Floral Genome Project (NSF): technical training fellowship (yeast-2-hybridization; Fredrich-Schiller-University, Jena, Germany).  $2,000

2003. The Floral Genome Project (NSF): travel grant for XI Plant and Animal Genome meeting.  Air ticket + lodging + meal.

2002. Deep Gene (NSF): travel grant for the BSA meeting, Madison, MA.  $500

2002. Deep Time (NSF): travel grant for the BSA meeting, Madison, MA.  $500

2002. The Floral Genome Project (NSF): technical training fellowship (in situ hybridization, Penn State University).  $2,000

2001. Korea Science and Engineering Foundation: post-doctoral fellowship.  $19,000 + air ticket

1999. The Green Plant Phylogeny Research Coordination Group (NSF): student travel grant for XVI International Botanical Congress, St. Louis, MO.  $500

1999. The Chollipo Arboretum: Travel grant for the Magnolia Society annual meeting in Holden arboretum, OH, USA.  $500

1998. Korea Science and Engineering Foundation: Exchange of scientist program to USA (Washington State University).  Air ticket + $3,000.

1998. The Regional Network for Chemistry in Southeast Asia of UNESCO: travel grant for the International Symposium of the Family Magnoliaceae, Guangzhou, China.  $400

 

Membership in Professional Societies:

American Association of Plant Taxonomists

Botanical Society of America

The Magnolia Society

The Plant Taxonomic Society of Korea

Botanical Society of Korea

 

 

 

 

 

Updated: Jan. 2015