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. Francisco JC, Dai Q, Luo Z, Wang Y, Chong RHH, Tan YJ, Xie W, Lee GH, Lin C. 2017 Oct. Transcriptional Elongation Control of Hepatitis B Virus Covalently Closed Circular DNA Transcription by Super Elongation Complex and BRD4. Molecular and Cellular Biology. 37(19): UNSP e00040-17. doi: 10.1128/MCB.00040-17.
  • 2. Zheng Z, Sze CW, Keng CT, Al-Haddawi M, Liu M, Tan SY, Kwek HL, Her Z, Chan XY, Barnwal B et al. 2017 Sep. Hepatitis C virus mediated chronic inflammation and tumorigenesis in the humanised immune system and liver mouse model. PLoS One. 12(9): e0184127. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0184127.
  • 3. Paul SS, Mok CK, Mak TM, Ng OW, Aboagye JO, Wohlbold TJ, Krammer F, Tan YJ. 2017 Aug. 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.
  • 4. Ng OW, Tan YJ. 2017 Jan. 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.
  • 5. Xu Y, Victorio CBL, Ng Q, Prabakaran M, Tan YJ, Chua KB. 2016 Oct. Intracellular localization of Saffold virus Leader (L) protein differs in Vero and HEp-2 cells. Emerging Microbes and Infections. 5(10). doi: 10.1038/emi.2016.110.