Governor's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Dr. Kyoungtae Kim, Biology, was named a recipient of the 2016 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Gov. Jay Nixon and members of the Missouri Coordinating Board for Higher Education will recognize Dr. Kim and others for their achievements.

The Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching is presented to an outstanding faculty member from each participating higher education institution in the state. The awards, which are not monetary, are based on effective teaching, effective advising, service to the university community, commitment to high standards of excellence and success in nurturing student achievement. View past winners of this award.

Kyoungtae Kim is a Professor of Biology at Missouri State University where he teaches courses on cellular biology and inner cell traffic, among others. His research and professional interests lie in understanding the molecular mechanisms of endocytosis and endocytic and recycling traffics.

Dr. Kim received his doctorate from Florida State University.

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