임영운 Lim, Young Woon

계통분류학 생태학 진화생물학

1.      Fungal evolution based on morphology and multi-gene sequences

-   Phylogenetic study of the fungi

-    Fungal Tree of Life in Korea

-    Fungal Barcode of Life in Korea

2.      Fungal ecophylogeny

-  Fungal diversity using Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technique

-  Phylogeogrphical study through the world networking 

3.      Fungal interaction with bacteria, insects and plants


-   Bacterial diversity in forest and their roles of wood degradation.

-    Examining synergy effect with Fungi for wood degradation


-    Fungal diversity vectored by insects

-    What is their relationship?


-    Fungal diversity from valuable wood species and their roles

-    Define pathogenic fungi and their mechanism to penetrate to wood.

-    Application of decay fungi to industry

  • - 1997-2001 Ph.D. Seoul National University, Korea
  • - 1995-1997 M.S. Seoul National University, Korea
  • - 1988-1994 B.A. Korea University, Korea
  • - 2019-Current Professor, School of Biological Sciences
  • - 2016-2019 Associate professor, School of Biological Sciences
  • - 2011-2016 Assistant professor, School of Biological Sciences
  • - 2007-2011 Director of Non-vascular (Fungi/Alage) division at NIBR, Ministry of Environment
  • - 2006-2007 Research professor, Seoul National University
  • - 2003-2006 Postdoctoral fellow and Research associate, University of British Columbia
  • - 2002-2002 Visiting scholar, Clark University, USA
  • - 2001-2003 Postdoctoral fellow, Korean Collection for Type Culture (KCTC), Korea
  1. Kevin D. Hyde et al. (2017). Fungal diversity notes 603–708: taxonomic and phylogenetic notes on genera and species. Fungal Diversity, 87(1), 1-235.
  2. Lee WD, Fong JJ, Eimes JA, Lim YW. (2017). Diversity and abundance of human-pathogenic fungi associated with pigeon faeces in urban environments.. Molecular Ecology, 26(17), 4574–4585.
  3. Hyun Lee, Myung Soo Park, Paul Eunil Jung, John A. Eimes, Soon Ja Seok, Young Woon Lim (2017). Re-evaluation of the taxonomy and diversity of Russula section Foetentinae (Russulales, Basidiomycota) in Korea. Mycoscience, 58(5), 351-360.
  4. Jargalmaa S, Eimes JA, Park MS, Park JY, Oh SY, Lim YW. (2017). Taxonomic evaluation of selected Ganoderma species and database sequence validation.. PeerJ.
  5. Oh SY, Fong JJ, Park MS, Lim YW. (2016). Distinctive feature of microbial communities and bacterial functional profiles in Tricholoma matsutake dominant soil. PLoS ONE.