Dooyoung Kim

Main research areas



10.2016 – 


03.2012 – 06.2016               



02.2014 – 02.2015               


09.2007 – 06.2011               


06.2007 – 07.2007               


08.2006 – 05.2007               


Goethe University (Frankfurt am Main, Germany) Master in Interdisciplinary Neuroscience


Yonsei University (Seoul, South Korea) BSc in Life Science and Biotechnology

BA in French Language and Literature

Double majored in Life Science and Biotechnology and French Language and Literature


University of Geneva (Geneva, Switzerland)

Majored in biology/neurobiology as an exchange student for two semesters.


Canterbury School (Connecticut, USA) High School Diploma (Honor Society)


Boston University (Massachussetts, USA)

Summer Challenge Program for high school students


St. Pius X High School (Missouri, USA) Exchange Program


10.2017 – 



06.2017 –         




03.2015 – 06.2016  




06.2012 – 08.2016             

Max Planck Institute for empirical aesthetics

Master thesis at Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany


Max Planck Institute for brain research 

 Research assistant, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Assisted Tatjana Tchumatchenko’s Theory of Neural Dynamics group


Sorbonne Academy

Part-time teacher during the semesters, Incheon, South Korea

Taught English reading and writing (SAT) to high school students twice a week


Cais Language School

Full-time teacher during summer, Busan, South Korea

Taught English reading and writing skills (SAT), TOEFL, biology, and calculus to high school students for two months every summer


Awards & Grants


Awards & Grants

10.2016 – 10.2018    




Goethe Goes Global Scholarship

Awarded by Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology, Funded by the Johanna-Quandt-Foundation Frankfurt

Honor Society of Canterbury School

 Certificate of Accomplishment from House of Representatives