Health Sciences

Members: Prof. Chow Sek Chuen, Prof. Sunil K. Lal, A/Prof. Kumaran Narayanan, A/Prof. Song Keang PengDr. Michelle Yap, Dr. Lee Wai Leng, Dr Tan Hock Siew, Patrick, Dr. Tan Ji Wei, Dr. Md Zobaer Hasan

Areas of expertise from this group include cell death assays and toxicology studies, glucose metabolism, gene delivery and expression, neuroscience, molecular virology and infectious disease, pathogenic mechanism of infectious diseases, tissue regeneration, antibody engineering, cancer biology, advanced protein technology and proteomics, antimicrobial resistance and biostatistics. Other areas of interest are recombinant protein expression and downstream processing, overexpression and silencing of genes, immunomodulation, ethnopharmacology, anti-inflammatory and oxidative stress assays.

The group also provide consultancy on antibody development and purification, in vitro and in vivo toxicology studies, clinical biochemistry and chemical pathology diagnostics, trouble-shooting and optimisation of research projects.