Publications

Journal Articles


Syndecan Transmembrane Domain Specifically Regulates Downstream Signaling Events of the Transmembrane Receptor Cytoplasmic Domain.

Hwang J.*, Jang B.*,Kim A., Lee Y., Lee J., Kim C., Kim J., Moon KM., Kim K., Wagle R., Song Y-H., Oh E-S.

Int. J. Mol. Sci. (2021) doi: 10.3390/ijms22157918 (*Equal contribution)



Proprioception, the regulator of motor function.

Moon KM.*, Kim J.*, Seong Y., Suh B., Kang K., Choe HK.,Kim K.

BMB Rep (2021) PMID: 34078529 (*Equal contribution)



CREB mediates the C. elegans dauer polyphenism through direct and cell-autonomous regulation of TGF-β expression.

Park J., Oh H., Kim DY., Cheon Y., Park YJ., Hwang H., Neal SJ., Dar AR., Butcher RA., Sengupta P., Kim D., Kim K.

PLoS Genet (2021) doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1009678


Diacetyl odor shortens longevity conferred by food deprivation in C. elegans via downregulation of DAF‐16/FOXO.

Park S.*, Artan M.*, Jeong DE., Park HEH., Son HG., Kim SS., Jung Y., Choi Y., Lee JI., Kim K., Lee SJV.

Aging Cell (2020) doi: 10.1111/acel.13300 (*Equal contribution)



Plasticity of pheromone-mediated avoidance behavior in C. elegans.

Cheon Y.*, Hwang H.*, Kim K.

J Neurogenet (2020) doi: 10.1080/01677063.2020.1802723 (*Equal contribution)



Fas-apoptotic inhibitory molecule 2 localizes to the lysosome and facilitates autophagosome-lysosome fusion through the LC3 interaction region motif-dependent interaction with LC3.

Hong CJ., Yeon J., Weo BK., Woo H., An HK., Heo W., Kim K and Yu SW.

FASEB J (2020) doi: 10.1096/fj.201901626R



Neuropeptide Signaling Regulates Pheromone-Mediated Gene Expression of a Chemoreceptor Gene in C. elegans.

Park J., Choi W., Dar AR., Butcher RA., Kim K.

Mol Cells (2019) doi: 10.14348/molcells.20181380



Feeding state regulates pheromone-mediated avoidance behavior via the insulin signaling pathway in Caenorhabditis elegans.

Ryu L., Cheon Y., Huh YH., Pyo S., Chinta S., Choi H., Butcher R., Kim K.

EMBO J (2018) doi: 10.15252/embj.201798402



A sensory-motor neuron type mediates proprioceptive coordination of steering in C. elegans via two TRPC channels.

Yeon J.*, Kim J.*, Kim D., Kim H., Kim J., Du E., Kang K., Lim H., Moon D., Kim K.

PLoS Biol (2018) doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2004929 (*Equal contribution)

Selected as a PNAS Journal Club paper

Selected as a Biomedical picture of the day at MRC



Unconventional function of an Achaete-Scute homolog as a terminal selector of nociceptive neuron identity.

Masoudi N., Tavazoie S., Glenwinkel L., Ryu L., Kim K., Hobert O.

PLoS Biol (2018) doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2004979



Early pheromone experience modifies a synaptic activity to influence adult pheromone-responses of C.elegans.

Hong M.*, Ryu L.*, Ow M., Kim J., Je R., Chinta S., Huh Y., Lee K., Butcher R., Choi H., Sengupta P., Hall S., Kim K.

Curr Biol (2017) doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.08.068 (*Equal contribution)



Coherent Raman Imaging of Live Muscle Sarcomeres Assisted by SFG Microscopy.

Kim H.*, Kim DY.*, Joo KI., Kim JH., Jeong SM., Lee ES., Hahm JH., Kim K., Moon DW.

Sci Rep (2017) doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-09571-w (*Equal contribution)



Developmental programming modulates olfactory behavior in C. elegans via endogenous RNAi pathways.

Sims J., Ow M., Nishiguchi M., Kim K., Sengupta P., Hall S.

ELife (2016) doi: 10.7554/eLife.11642



Food-derived sensory cues modulate longevity via distinct neuroendocrine insulin-like peptides.

Artan M., Jeong D., Lee D., Kim Y., Son H., Husain Z., Kim J., Altintas O., Kim K., Alcedo J., and Lee SJV.

Genes Dev (2016) doi: 10.1101/gad.279448.116



A Forward Genetic Screen for Molecules Involved in Pheromone-Induced Dauer Formation in Caenorhabditis elegans

Neal S., Pak J., DiTirro D., Yoon J., Shibuya M., Choi W., Schroeder F., Butcher R., Kim K.#, and Sengupta P.#

G3 (2016) doi: 10.1534/g3.115.026450 (#Co-corresponding)



The Evolutionarily Conserved LIM Homeodomain Protein LIM-4/LHX6 Specifies the Terminal Identity of a Cholinergic and Peptidergic C. elegans Sensory/Inter/Motor Neuron-Type

Kim J.*, Yeon J.*, Choi S., Huh Y., Zhi F., Park S., Kim M., Ryoo Z., Kang K., Kweon H., Jeon W., Li C.#, and Kim K.#

PLoS Genet (2015) doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005480 (*Equal contribution, #co-corresponding)



Feeding state-dependent regulation of developmental plasticity via CamKI and neuroendocrine signaling.

Neal S., Takeshi A., O'Donnell M., Park J., Hong M., Butcher R., Kim K.#, and Sengupta P.#

ELife (2015) doi: 10.7554/eLife.10110 (#Co-corresponding)



Feeding state, insulin and NPR-1 modulate chemoreceptor gene expression via integration of sensory and circuit inputs.

Gruner M., Nelson D., Winbush A., Hintz R., Ryu L., Kim K., Gabel C., and van der Linden A.

PLoS Genet (2014) doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004707



Family of FLP Peptides in Caenorhabditis elegans and Related Nematodes.

Li C. and Kim K.

Front Endocrinol (2014) doi: 10.3389/fendo.2014.00150



Quantitative assessment of pheromone-induced Dauer formation in Caenorhabditis elegans

Neal S., Kim K., and Sengupta P.

Methods Mol Biol (2013) 1068:273-283



Neuromodulatory state and sex specify alternative behaviors through antagonistic synaptic pathways in C. elegans.

Jang H.*,Kim K.*#, Neal S., Macosko E., Kim D., Butcher R., Zeiger D., Bargmann C.#, and Sengupta P#.

Neuron (2012) doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2012.06.034 (*Equal contribution, #co-corresponding)



Differential subcellular localization of DNA topoisomerase-1 isoforms and their roles during Caenorhabditis elegans development.

Cha D., Hollis S., Datla U., Lee S., Ryu J., Jung H., Kim E., Kim K., Lee M., Li C., and Lee M.

Gene Expr Patterns (2012) doi: 10.1016/j.gep.2012.03.002



Neuropeptide gene families in Caenorhabditis elegans.

Li C. and Kim K.

Adv Exp Med Biol (2010) doi: 10.1007/978-1-4419-6902-6_6 (Review)

Chapter : Neuropeptide Systems as Targets for Parasites and Pest Control



The HMX/NKX homeodomain protein MLS-2 specified the identity of the AWC sensory neuron type via regulation of the ceh-36 Otx gene inC. elegans.

Kim K.*, KiM R.*, and Sengupta P.

Development (2010) doi: 10.1242/dev.044719 (*Equal contribution)



Two chemoreceptors mediate developmental effects of dauer pheromone in C. elegans.

Kim K., Sato K., Shibuya M., Zeiger D., Butcher R., Ragains J., Clardy J., Touhara K., and Sengupta P.

Science (2009) doi: 10.1126/science.1176331

Accompanying Perspectives article in Science 13: 944-945

Spotlighted in ACS Chemical Biology vol.4 no.11: 892

Editor's Choice in Science Signal.2, ec370

The EGL-4 PKG acts with KIN-29 salt-inducible kinase and protein kinase A to regulate chemoreceptor gene expression and sensory behaviors in Caenorhabditis elegans.

van der Linden A., Wiener S., You Y., Kim K., Avery L., and Sengupta P.

Genetics (2008) doi: 10.1534/genetics.108.094771



FMRFamide-like neuropeptides and mechanosensory touch receptor neurons regulate male sexual turning behavior in Caenorhabditis elegans.

Liu T., Kim K., Li C., and Barr M.

J Neurosci (2007) doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1405-07.2007



The UNC-3 Olf/EBF protein represses alternate neuronal programs to specify chemosensory neuron identity.

Kim K., Colosimo M., Yeung H., and Sengupta P.

Dev Biol (2005) doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2005.07.024



Convergent genetic programs regulate similarities and differences between related motor neuron classes in Caenorhabditis elegans

Shan G., Kim K., Li C., and Walthall W.

Dev Biol (2005) doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2005.01.032



Expression and Regulation of FMRFamide-related Neuropeptide Gene Family in Caenorhabditis elegans.

Kim K., and Li C.

J Comp Neurol (2004) doi: 10.1002/cne.20189



Axial patterning of C. elegans male sensilla identities by selector genes.

Lints R., Jia L., Kim K., Li C., and Emmons W.

Dev Biol (2004) doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2004.01.021



Inhibition of Caenorhabditis elegans social feeding by FMRFamide-related peptide activation of NPR-1.

Rogers C., Reale V., Kim K., Chatwin H., Li C., Evans P., and de Bono M.

Nat Neurosci (2003) 10.1038/nn1140



FMRFamide-related neuropeptide gene family in Caenorhabditis elegans.

Li C., Kim K., and Nelson L.

Brain Res (1999) doi: 10.1016/S0006-8993(99)01972-1



Neuropeptide gene families in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans.

Li C., Nelson L., Kim K., Nathoo A., and Hart A.

Ann N Y Acad Sci (1999) doi: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1999.tb07895.x



FMRFamide-related gene family in the nematode, Caenorhabditis elegans.

Nelson L., Kim K., Memmott J., and Li C.

Brain Res Mol Brain Res (1998) doi: 10.1016/S0169-328X(98)00106-5



Book Chapters


Neuropeptides

Li C. and Kim K.

Wormbook (2008) 10.1895/wormbook.1.142.1