Professor Emeritus, Department of Developmental Biology, Stanford University
Stuart Kim is a professor emeritus of developmental biology at Stanford University. He retired from Stanford in 2016 to work full time on the genetics of sports injuries to benefit athletes. Kim joined Stanford’s Department of Developmental Biology in 1989 as an assistant professor, was promoted to associate professor in 1996 and then full professor in 2003. Previously, he worked as a post-doctoral fellow at MIT on the development of C. elegans, a nemotode frequently studied by biologists, and received his PhD from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), working on the molecular genetics of antibody gene rearrangement and formation of myelomas.