Dr Ha Na   Kim
Research Associate

Dr Ha Na Kim

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, the University of New South Wales (2016 - 2021)
  • Master of Engineering in Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, the University of New South Wales (2011 - 2015)
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering with Honour Class 1, University of New South Wales (2011 - 2015)
Grad Sch: Biomedical Eng

Ms Ha Na Kim is currently a research associate in the Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering and manager of Molecular Surface Interaction Network Laboratory. She was PhD candidate in the Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering under Associate Professor. Megan Lord. Her PhD project focused on developing bioengineered growth factor delivery molecules for vascularisation and wound healing, and she has extensive experiences in recombinant protein, biochemical and biophysical analyses.

F25 (Samuel Building), Level 5, Room 516 E26 (Biological Science South), Level 2, Room 2002


  • Journal articles | 2021
    Chandrasekar K; Farrugia BL; Johnson L; Marks D; Irving D; Elgundi Z; Lau K; Kim HN; Rnjak-Kovacina J; Bilek MM; Whitelock JM; Lord MS, 2021, 'Effect of Recombinant Human Perlecan Domain V Tethering Method on Protein Orientation and Blood Contacting Activity on Polyvinyl Chloride', Advanced Healthcare Materials, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adhm.202100388
    Journal articles | 2021
    Ng CY; Whitelock JM; Williams H; Kim HN; Medbury HJ; Lord MS, 2021, 'Macrophages bind LDL using heparan sulfate and the perlecan protein core', Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 296, pp. 100520, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbc.2021.100520
    Journal articles | 2021
    Lau K; Waterhouse A; Akhavan B; Gao L; Kim HN; Tang F; Whitelock JM; Bilek MM; Lord MS; Rnjak-Kovacina J, 2021, 'Biomimetic silk biomaterials: Perlecan-functionalized silk fibroin for use in blood-contacting devices', Acta Biomaterialia, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2021.02.014
    Journal articles | 2018
    Farrugia B; Mi Y; Kim HN; Whitelock J; Baker S; Wiesmann W; Li Z; Maitz P; Lord M, 2018, 'Chitosan‐Based Heparan Sulfate Mimetics Promote Epidermal Formation in a Human Organotypic Skin Model', Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201802818
    Journal articles | 2017
    Kim HN; Whitelock JM; Lord MS, 2017, 'Structure-activity relationships of bioengineered heparin/heparan sulfates produced in different bioreactors', Molecules, vol. 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/molecules22050806


  • Conference travel Award 11th International Conference on Proteoglycan, Kanazawa, Japan               2019
  • Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA) Australian Government                                                2016 - 2019