Stacie Kim


Stacie is a Scientist in the Chemistry group with a background in chemical biology, metabolomics and (bio)synthesis.

She received her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University under the supervision of Prof. Elizabeth Sattely. Her thesis work focused on medicinal plant natural product biosynthesis and engineering, accomplished with metabolite analysis of plant extracts and enzymatic assays by LC-qToF and metabolic engineering approaches for yield optimization.

Outside of the lab, Stacie enjoys traveling, cooking, and perhaps the combination of the two: trying out different cuisines.


Kim S. S. & Sattely E. S. Dirigent Proteins Guide Asymmetric Heterocoupling for the Synthesis of Complex Natural Product Analogues. (2021) J Am Chem Soc. 143 (13), pp 5011-5021. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c13164.

Schultz B. J., Kim S., Lau W., & Sattely E. S. Total Biosynthesis for Milligram-Scale Production of Etoposide Intermediates in a Plant Chassis. (2019) J Am Chem Soc. 141 (49), pp 19231-19235. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b10717.

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