Yee Joo Tan

Tan Yee Joo

  • Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Joint Senior Principal Investigator, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, A*STAR
Academic Qualifications
  • DPhil, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • MA, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • BA, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Research Interest(s)
  • Molecular Virology
  • Viral-host Interactions
  • Neutralising Antibodies
  • Influenza Virus
Recent Publications
  • 1. Franz, K. M., Neidermyer, W. J., Tan, Y. J., Whelan, S. P. J., & Kagan, J. C. (2018). STING-dependent translation inhibition restricts RNA virus replication. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(9), E2058-E2067. doi:10.1073/pnas.1716937115.
  • 2. Francisco, J. C., Dai, Q., Luo, Z., Wang, Y., Chong, R. H. -H., Tan, Y. J., . . . Lin, C. (2017). Transcriptional Elongation Control of Hepatitis B Virus Covalently Closed Circular DNA Transcription by Super Elongation Complex and BRD4. MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BIOLOGY, 37(19), 9 pages. doi:10.1128/MCB.00040-17.
  • 3. Zheng, Z., Sze, C. W., Keng, C. T., Al-Haddawi, M., Liu, M., Tan, S. Y., . . . Chen, Q. (2017). Hepatitis C virus mediated chronic inflammation and tumorigenesis in the humanised immune system and liver mouse model. PLOS ONE, 12(9), 19 pages. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0184127.
  • 4. Paul, S. S., Mok, C. -K., Mak, T. -M., Ng, O. -W., Aboagye, J. O., Wohlbold, T. J., . . . Tan, Y. -J. (2017). A cross-clade H5N1 influenza A virus neutralizing monoclonal antibody binds to a novel epitope within the vestigial esterase domain of hemagglutinin. ANTIVIRAL RESEARCH, 144, 299-310. doi:10.1016/j.antiviral.2017.06.012.
  • 5. Ng, O. W., & Tan, Y. J. (2017). Understanding bat SARS-like coronaviruses for the preparation of future coronavirus outbreaks — Implications for coronavirus vaccine development. Human Vaccines and Immunotherapeutics, 13(1), 186-189. doi:10.1080/21645515.2016.1228500.