Ju Hyeon Kim is helping South Korea battle bedbugs.

Ju Hyeon Kim is helping South Korea battle bedbugs.

Ju Hyeon Kim, a former postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Clark Lab, is profiled as the “godmother of bloodsucking insects,” as she helps South Korea battle bedbugs. Now a medical-entomology professor at Seoul National University, Kim’s research on insecticide-resistant bedbugs has put her at the forefront of what may be South Korea’s worst bedbug infestation in decades. Read the full story in The Wall Street Journal, 12/27/23.