Soyun Kim
  • University of California Irvine
Research fields
  • Neuroscience
Personal information


Ph.D. in Neuroscience, University of Southern California, 2010

Current position

Assistant Project Scientist, Department of Neurobiology & Behavior, University of California, Irvine, USA (since 2015)


Peer-reviewed articles

  1. Kim, S., Borst, G., Thompson, W. L., Hopkins, R. O., Kosslyn, S. M. and Squire, L. R. (2013). Sparing of spatial mental imagery in patients with hippocampal lesions. Learn Mem 20(11): 657-663.
    *This article has been selected for cover art.
  2. Kim, S.*, Sapiurka, M.*, Clark, R. E. and Squire, L. R. (2013). Contrasting effects on path integration after hippocampal damage in humans and rats. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110(12): 4732-4737.
    *Equal contribution
    **Featured in the In This Issue.
  3. Kim, S., Jeneson, A., van der Horst, A. S., Frascino, J. C., Hopkins, R. O. and Squire, L. R. (2011). Memory, visual discrimination performance, and the human hippocampus. J Neurosci 31(7): 2624-2629.
  4. Kim, S., Wang, M., Lee, A. S. and Thompson, R. F. (2011). Impaired eyeblink conditioning in 78 kDa-glucose regulated protein (GRP78)/immunoglobulin binding protein (BiP) conditional knockout mice. Behav Neurosci 125(3): 404-411.
  5. Kim, S. and Thompson, R. F. (2011). c-Fos, Arc, and stargazin expression in rat eyeblink conditioning. Behav Neurosci 125(1): 117-123.
  6. Pakaprot, N., Kim, S. and Thompson, R. F. (2009). The role of the cerebellar interpositus nucleus in short and long term memory for trace eyeblink conditioning. Behav Neurosci 123(1): 54-61.

Book chapters

  1. Kim, S. (2013). Cognitive maps; Delay conditioning; Interpositus nucleus; Knockout Mice. In Taylor, A. (eds), Encyclopedia of human memory. ABC-Clio Publishers.

Research focus

Hippocampus, Medial temporal lobe, Learning and memory, Behavioral neuroscience, Alzheimer's disease

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