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Dr Michelle Tan Guet Khim

Senior Principal Research Scientist


  • Cell biology and cellular imaging  
  • Molecular and proten biology
  • Immunophenotyping using flow cytometry analysis
  • Biomarker discovery

 Research Focus:

  • Selective targeting isoform-specific FynT tyrosine kinase for Alzheimer’s disease and tauopathies-related dementias  
  • Biomarker discovery for Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia
  • Exploring the role of peripheral immune system In modulating neuroinflammation, neurodegeneration and cognitive functions

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Dr Zhao Yi

Senior Principal Research Scientist

 Research Interests:

  • Diagnostic of genetic disease
  • Study of gene mutations 
  • Study of Neuro-degeneration disease
  • Disease relevant SNPs screening

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Ms Lai Oi Fah

Principal Research Scientist


  • Biomarker discovery
  • Luminex assays

 Research Focus:

  • Biomarker solutions for clinical and diagnostic applications
  • Adipose derived stem cells for regenerative medicine


Dr Fan Xiubo 

Senior Research Fellow I


  • Handling animal models, such as mouse model of graft-versus-host disease (GvHD), systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and systemic sclerosis (SSc)
  • Running RNA sequence (both bulk and single cell levels)
  • Running flow cytometric assays
  • Running Luminex, PCR and Western Blot

 Research Focus:

  • Inflammatory diseases therapy with mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) and hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) transplant
  • Inflammatory diseases therapy with MSC-derived molecules

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Dr Poon Zhi Yong 

Senior Research Fellow I


  • Stem cell biology (MSCs, HSPCs)
  • Cancer biology
  • Cell-based therapies for cancer or regenerative medicines (MSCs, T-cells, HSPCs)
  • Drug and gene delivery

 Research Focus:

  • MSC-HSPC interplay during the development of blood cancers
  • Modulation of stem/T-cell properties to optimize cell-therapies and technologies that aid their manufacturing/preservation
  • Development of gene/crispr medicines

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Dr Lim Che Kang

Senior Research Associate 


  • Bioinformatics analysis and statistical analysis. Including, Multi-omics analysis, high-throughput sequencing data (NGS data), GWAS etc.
  • Immunology and immunogenetic experimental designed and lab skills.
  • Problem solving, analytical and critical thinking. 

 Research Focus:

  • Clinical Immunology and Immunogenetics
  • Bioinformatics and multi-omics analysis (including genomic (e.g. germline and somatic mutation analysis), epigenetics, transcriptomics and epitranscriptomics.)
  • Immunology disorders including Autoimmune disorders & Primary immunodeficiency diseases
  • Cancer Immunology (including cancer neoantigen analysis)