Adler Dillman Nematology, UC Riverside, USA
13 protocols

Alexandra Gros CNES - University of Bordeaux (IMN)
5 protocols

Ana Perez-Villalba Universidad de Valencia
2 protocols

Anna La Torre University of California
3 protocols

Soyun Kim
  • University of California Irvine
Research focus
  • Neuroscience
  • Hippocampus, Medial temporal lobe, Learning and memory, Behavioral neuroscience, Alzheimer's disease
  • 1 Author merit


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.
1 Protocol published
c-Fos and Arc Immunohistochemistry on Rat Cerebellum
Author:  Soyun Kim, date: 05/20/2012, view: 17574, Q&A: 0
This protocol aims to introduce methods for sacrificing rats by transcardial perfusion and extracting the brain, and introduce methods for staining the rat brain tissue with c-Fos and Arc antibodies. Please note the expression of the proteins is ...
4 Protocols reviewed
A Fluorescent Dye Method Suitable for Visualization of One or More Rat Whiskers
Visualization and tracking of the facial whiskers is critical to many studies of rodent behavior. High-speed videography is the most robust methodology for characterizing whisker kinematics, but whisker visualization is challenging due to the low ...
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The Object Context-place-location Paradigm for Testing Spatial Memory in Mice
This protocol was originally designed to examine long-term spatial memory in PKMζ knockout (i.e., PKMζ-null) mice (Tsokas et al., 2016). Our main goal was to test whether the ability of these animals to maintain previously acquired ...
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56 Protocols edited
Sensitive Estimation of Flavor Preferences in STFP Using Cumulative Time Profiles
Authors:  Aditya Singh and J. Balaji, date: 11/05/2017, view: 3495, Q&A: 0
Social transmission of food preference (STFP) is observed among rodents between a demonstrator and a naïve hungry observer. During social interaction, hungry observer receives information about safety of the food consumed by the demonstrator. This ...
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Touchscreen-based Visual Discrimination and Reversal Tasks for Mice to Test Cognitive Flexibility
Authors:  Karly M. Turner, Christopher G. Simpson and Thomas H. J. Burne, date: 10/20/2017, view: 5648, Q&A: 0
Reversal learning can be used to examine deficits in cognitive flexibility, which have been linked to a number of neuropsychiatric disorders including schizophrenia and addiction. However, methods of examining reversal learning have varied ...
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