Heng-Phon Too

Too Heng-Phon

  • Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry
  • Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular EngineeringĀ 
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Faculty Fellow, Singapore-MIT Alliance
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, University of London, Imperial College and The Institute of Ophthalmology, London
  • BSC (Hons), Imperial College of Science Technology, University London, England
Research Interest(s)
  • MicroRNA
  • Liquid Biopsy
  • Chronic Ageing Diseases
  • Non-viral Transfection
  • Biomarkers in Ageing
Recent Publications
  • 1. Zhang, C., Seow, V. Y., Chen, X., & Too, H. -P. (2018). Multidimensional heuristic process for high-yield production of astaxanthin and fragrance molecules in Escherichia coli. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 9, 12 pages. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-04211-x.
  • 2. Zhang, C., Chen, X., Lindley, N. D., & Too, H. -P. (2018). A "plug-n-play" modular metabolic system for the production of apocarotenoids. BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOENGINEERING, 115(1), 174-183. doi:10.1002/bit.26462.
  • 3. Neo, S. H., Chung, K. Y., Quek, J. M., & Too, H. -P. (2017). Trehalose significantly enhances the recovery of serum and serum exosomal miRNA from a paper-based matrix. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 7, 11 pages. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-16960-8.
  • 4. Saw, W. -Y., Tantoso, E., Begum, H., Zhou, L., Zou, R., He, C., . . . Teo, Y. -Y. (2017). Establishing multiple omics baselines for three Southeast Asian populations in the Singapore Integrative Omics Study. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 8, 11 pages. doi:10.1038/s41467-017-00413-x.
  • 5. Zhang, C., & Too, H. -P. (2017). Revalorizing lignocellulose for the production of natural pharmaceuticals and other high value bioproducts.. Curr Med Chem. doi:10.2174/0929867324666170912095755.