Markus R Wenk

Wenk Markus R

  • Professor, Department of Biochemistry, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore¬†
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Head, Department of Biochemistry, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Principal Investigator, Singapore Lipidomics Incubator, NUS Life Sciences Institute
  • Supervisor, NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering
  • Director, Singapore Lipidomics Incubator, NUS Life Sciences Institute
  • Provost's Chair, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Privatdozent, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • Executive Editor, Progress in Lipid Research
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • BSc, University of Basel, Switzerland
Research Interest(s)
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Metabolomics
  • Blood Testing
Recent Publications
  • 1. Maixner, F., Turaev, D., Cazenave-Gassiot, A., Janko, M., Krause-Kyora, B., Hoopmann, M. R., . . . Zink, A. (2018). The Iceman's Last Meal Consisted of Fat, Wild Meat, and Cereals. CURRENT BIOLOGY, 28(14), 2348-+. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2018.05.067.
  • 2. Teo, E., Batchu, K. C., Barardo, D., Xiao, L., Cazenave-Gassiot, A., Tolwinski, N., . . . Gruber, J. (2018). A novel vibration-induced exercise paradigm improves fitness and lipid metabolism of Caenorhabditis elegans. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 8, 15 pages. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-27330-3.
  • 3. Chew, W. S., Seow, W. L., Chong, J. R., Lai, M. K. P., Torta, F., Wenk, M. R., & Herr, D. R. (2018). Sphingolipidomics analysis of large clinical cohorts. Part 1: Technical notes and practical considerations. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. doi:10.1016/j.bbrc.2018.04.076.
  • 4. Woodfield, H. K., Cazenave-Gassiot, A., Haslam, R. P., Guschina, I. A., Wenk, M. R., & Harwood, J. L. (2018). Using lipidomics to reveal details of lipid accumulation in developing seeds from oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.). BIOCHIMICA ET BIOPHYSICA ACTA-MOLECULAR AND CELL BIOLOGY OF LIPIDS, 1863(3), 339-348. doi:10.1016/j.bbalip.2017.12.010.
  • 5. Bhardwaj, S., Prudic, K. L., Bear, A., Dasgupta, M., Wasik, B. R., Tong, X., . . . Monteiro, A. (2018). Sex Differences in 20-Hydroxyecdysone Hormone Levels Control Sexual Dimorphism in Bicyclus anynana Wing Patterns. MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND EVOLUTION, 35(2), 465-472. doi:10.1093/molbev/msx301.