A*STAR Outstanding Publications Award
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)

RESEARCH AREAS > Research Publications

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The following are research publications published by IBN in FY2017:


  1. K. H. Bae, S. Tan, A. Yamashita, W. X. Ang, S. Gao, S. Wang, J. E. Chung and M. Kurisawa, "Hyaluronic Acid-Green Tea Catechin Micellar Nanocomplex: Fail-Safe Cisplatin Nanomedicine for the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer Without Off-Target Toxicity," Biomaterials, (2017) DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2017.09.027

  2. C. Liu, K. H. Bae, A. Yamashita, J. E. Chung and M. Kurisawa, "Thiol-Mediated Synthesis of Hyaluronic Acid-Epigallocatechin-3-O-Gallate Conjugates for the Formation of Injectable Hydrogels with Free Radical Scavenging Property and Degradation Resistance," Biomacromolecules, 18 (2017) 3143-3155

  3. J. P. K. Tan, D. J. Coady, H. Sardon, A. Yuen, S. Gao, S. W. Lim, Z. C. Liang, E. W. Tan, S. Venkataraman, A. C. Engler, M. Fevre, R. On, Y. Y. Yang and J. L. Hedrick, "Broad Spectrum Macromolecular Antimicrobials with Biofilm Disruption Capability and In Vivo Efficacy," Advanced Healthcare Materials, (2017) DOI: 10.1002/adhm.201601420

  4. Y. Yuan and Y. Zhang, "Enhanced Biomimic Bactericidal Surfaces by Coating with 2 Positively-Charged ZIF Nano-Dagger Arrays," Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, (2017) DOI: 10.1016/j.nano.2017.06.003

  5. J. S. Khara, S. Obuobi, Y. Wang, M. S. Hamilton, B. D. Robertson, S. M. Newton, Y. Y. Yang, P. R. Langford and P. L. R. Ee, "Disruption of Drug-Resistant Biofilms Using De Novo<\/i> Designed Short α-Helical Antimicrobial Peptides with Idealized Facial Amphiphilicity," Acta Biomaterialia, 57 (2017) 103-114

  6. W. X. Ang, Z. Li, Z. Chi, S.-H. Du, C. Chen, J. C. K. Tay, H. C. Toh, J. E. Connolly, X. H. Xu and S. Wang, "Intraperitoneal Immunotherapy with T Cells Stably and Transiently Expressing Anti-EpCAM CAR in Xenograft Models of Peritoneal Carcinomatosis," Oncotarget, 8 (2017) 13545-13559

Synthetic Biosystems

  1. Jieming Zeng, Shin Yi Tang, Lai Ling Toh and Shu Wang, "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

  2. Z. Song, K. Gupta, I. C. Ng, J. Xing, Y. A. Yang and H. Yu, "Mechanosensing in Liver Regeneration," Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology, (2017) DOI: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2017.07.041

  3. L. J. Y. Ong, L. H. Chong, L. Jin, P. K. Singh, P. S. Lee, H. Yu, A. Ananthanarayanan, H. L. Leo and Y.-C. Toh, "A Pump-Free Microfluidic 3D Perfusion Platform for the Efficient Differentiation of Human Hepatocyte-Like Cells," Bioengineering & Biotechnology, (2017) DOI: 10.1002/bit.26341

Biodevices and Diagnostics

  1. K. H. Lee and H. Zeng, "Aptamer-Based ELISA Assay for Highly Specific and Sensitive Detection of Zika NS1 Protein," Analytical Chemistry, (2017) DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b02862

  2. M. Kimoto, A. J. Meyer, I. Hirao and A. D. Ellington, "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

  3. K. H. Lee, K. Hamashima, M. Kimoto and I. Hirao, "Genetic Alphabet Expansion Biotechnology by Creating Unnatural Base Pairs," Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 51 (2018) 8-15

  4. M. Kimoto and I. Hirao, "Unique Thermal Stability of Unnatural Hydrophobic Ds Bases in Double-Stranded DNAs," ACS Synthetic Biology, (2017) DOI: 10.1021/acssynbio.7b00165

  5. J. H. Soh, Y. Lin, M. R. Thomas, N. Todorova, C. Kallepitis, I. Yarovsky, J. Y. Ying and M. M. Stevens, "Distinct Bimodal Roles of Aromatic Molecules in Controlling Gold Nanorod Growth for Biosensing," Advanced Functional Materials, (2017) DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201700523

  6. S. L. Kong, X. Liu, N-A. Mohamed Suhaimi, K. Koh, M. Hu, D. Lee, I. Cima, W. M. Phyo, E. Lee, J. A. Tai, Y. M. Foong, J. Vo, P. K. Koh, T. Zhang, J. Y. Ying, B. Lim, M. Han Tan and A. M. Hillmer, "Molecular Characterization of Circulating Colorectal Tumor Cells Defines Genetic Signatures for Individualized Cancer Care," Oncotarget, (2017) DOI: 10.18632/oncotarget.19138

  7. K. H. Lee and H. Q. Zeng, "A General Double Library SELEX Strategy for Aptamer Selection Using Unmodified Nonimmobilized Targets," Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, (2017) DOI: 10.1007/s00216-017-0454-z

  8. A. Marx, K. Betz, M. Kimoto, K. Diederichs and I. Hirao, "Structural Basis for Expansion of the Genetic Alphabet by An Artificial Base Pair," Angewandte Chemie International Edition, (2017) DOI: 10.1002/anie.201704190

  9. N.-A. Mohamed Suhaimi, W. M. Phyo, H. Y. Yap, S. Heng, X. Wei, Y. Choudhury, W. J. Tan, L. A. Peng, R. Foo, S. Tan, Z. Tiang, C. F. Wong, P. K. Koh and M. H. Tan, "Metformin Inhibits Cellular Proliferation and Bioenergetics in Colorectal Cancer Patient-Derived Xenografts," Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, (2017) DOI: 10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-16-0793

Green Chemistry and Energy

  1. Y. Zhang, X. Li and J. Ko, "Highly Efficient Gas Phase Oxidation of Renewable Furfural to Maleic Anhydride over Plate VPO Catalyst," ChemSusChem, (2017) DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201701866

  2. J. Wang, C. S. Chen and Y. Zhang, "Hexaazatrinaphthylene-Based Porous Organic Polymers as Organic Cathode Materials for Lithium Ion Battery," ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, (2017) DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b03165

  3. A. A. AbdelHamid, J. H. Soh, Y. Yu and J. Y. Ying, "Graphene Oxide-Templated Synthesis of Ternary Oxide Nanosheets for High Performance Li-ion Battery Anodes," Nano Energy, 44 (2018) 399-410

  4. J. A. De Toro, M. Vasilakaki, S. S. Lee, M. S. Andersson, P. S. Normile, N. Yaacoub, P. Murray, E. H. Sanchez, P. Muniz, D. Peddis, R. Mathieu, K. Liu, J. Geshev, K. N. Trohidou and J. Nogues, "Remanence Plots as a Probe of Spin Disorder in Magnetic Nanoparticles," Chemistry of Materials, (2017) DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b02522

  5. Changliang Ren, Jie Shen and Huaqiang Zeng, "Combinatorial Evolution of Fast-Conducting Highly Selective K+- Channels via Modularly Tunable Directional Assembly of Crown Ethers," Journal of the American Chemical Society, (2017) DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b04335

  6. Y. Zhang, S. N. Riduan and J. Wang, "Redox Active Metal- and Covalent Organic Frameworks for Energy Storage: Balancing Porosity and Electrical Conductivity," Chemistry: A European Journal, (2017) DOI: 10.1002/chem.201702919

  7. S. P. Teong, J. Lim and Y. Zhang, "Vinylation of Aryl Ether (Lignin β-O-4 Linkage) and Epoxides with Calcium Carbide via C-O Bond Cleavage," ChemSusChem, 10 (2017) 3198-3120

  8. A. A. AbdelHamid, Y. Yu, J. Yang and J. Y. Ying, "Generalized Synthesis of Metal Oxide Nanosheets and Their Application as Li-Ion Battery Anodes," Advanced Materials, (2017) DOI: 10.1002/adma.201701427

  9. X. W. Hu, X. Chen, Y. Zhu, H. Q. Zeng, H. F. Jiang and W. Zeng, "Rh(III)-Catalyzed Carboamination of Propargyl Cycloalkanols with Arylamines via Csp2–H/Csp3–Csp3 Activation," Organic Letters, 19 (2017) 3473-3477

  10. H. Zhao, J. Shen, C. Ren, W. Zeng and H. Zeng, "A Foldamer-Based Organocatalyst for Direct Arylations of Unactivated Arenes," Organic Letters, 19[8] (2017) 2190-2193


23 Jan
IBN Seminar Series: Conformational Communication: Design and Synthesis of Membrane-Bound Receptor Mimics by Prof. Jonathan Clayden, University of Bristol, UK

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Graphene Oxide-Templated Synthesis of Ternary Oxide Nanosheets for High Performance Li-ion Battery Anodes
Nano Energy, 44 (2018) 399-410.
(IF: 12.343) article

Hexaazatrinaphthylene-Based Porous Organic Polymers as Organic Cathode Materials for Lithium Ion Battery
ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, (2017)
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b03165.
(IF: 5.951) article

Highly Efficient Gas Phase Oxidation of Renewable Furfural to Maleic Anhydride over Plate VPO Catalyst
ChemSusChem, (2017)
DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201701866.
(IF: 7.226) article



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