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2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017
A*STAR Patent Power Award
2009, 2010 and 2017
Singapore HEALTH Award
(Platinum) 2012, (Gold) 2008 and 2010
BCA Green Mark Award
2013 (Gold) and 2017 (Gold and Goldplus)

CAREERS AT IBN > Faces at IBN

Dr Min-Han Tan
IBN Team Leader and Principal Research Scientist
Biodevices and Diagnostics
Ph.D. in Molecular Epidemiology, National University of Singapore
MRCP, Royal College of Physicians
MBBS, National University of Singapore

“My dream invention would be a system that allows me to rapidly estimate which drugs are useful, futile, well tolerated, and toxic for any individual, given his or her genetic and environmental background. Till then we have to live with trying to estimate this, which represents best practice, but certainly far from satisfactory for patient counseling.”

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Dr Yugen Zhang
IBN Group Leader
Pharmaceuticals Synthesis and Green Chemistry
Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China

“My dream is to realize natural processes in the laboratory, such as mimicking the process of photosynthesis – producing sugar with just sunlight, carbon dioxide and water. This process has been imitated in other laboratories but the yield is too low. I aim to develop a catalyst that would make this process efficient for industrial applications.”

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FEATURED PUBLICATIONS

Generation of ‘‘Off-the-Shelf’’ Natural Killer Cells from Peripheral Blood Cell-Derived Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells
Stem Cell Reports, (2017)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.stemcr.2017.10.020.
(IF: 7.338) article

Aptamer-Based ELISA Assay for Highly Specific and Sensitive Detection of Zika NS1 Protein
Analytical Chemistry, (2017)
DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b02862.
(IF: 6.320) article

Genetic Alphabet Expansion Transcription Generating Functional RNA Molecules Containing a Five-Letter Alphabet Including Modified Unnatural and Natural Base Nucleotides by Thermostable T7 RNA Polymerase Variants
Chemcial Communications, (2017)
DOI: 10.1039/c7cc06661a.
(IF: 6.319) article

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