Shyong Wei, Kevin Tan

Tan Shyong Wei, Kevin

  • Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Head, Innovation in Graduate Studies, National University Health System
  • Assistant Dean, Graduate Studies, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • BSc (Hons), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • CBiol, Royal Society of Biologists, United Kingdom
  • MRSB, Royal Society of Biologists, United Kingdom
Research Interest(s)
  • Malaria
  • Blastocystis
  • Cell Death
  • Bioimaging
  • Host-pathogen Interactions
Recent Publications
  • 1. Wang J, Zhang CJ, Chia WN, Loh CC, Li Z, Lee YM, He Y, Yuan LX, Lim TK, Liu M, Liew CX, Lee YQ, Zhang J, Lu N, Lim CT, Hua ZC, Liu B, Shen HM, Tan KS, Lin Q. 2015 Dec. Haem-activated promiscuous targeting of artemisinin in Plasmodium falciparum. Nat Commun. 6:10111. doi: 10.1038/ncomms10111. 26694030.
  • 2. Lim JH, Ravikumar S, Wang YM, Thamboo TP, Ong L, Chen J, Goh JG, Tay SH, Chengchen L, Win MS, Leong W, Lau T, Foo R, Mirza H, Tan KS, Sethi S, Khoo AL, Chng WJ, Osato M, Netea MG, Wang Y, Chai LY. 2015 Aug. Bimodal Influence of Vitamin D in Host Response to Systemic Candida Infection-Vitamin D Dose Matters. J Infect Dis. 212(4):635-44. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiv033. 25612733.
  • 3. Lim MX, Png CW, Tay CY, Teo JD, Jiao H, Lehming N, Tan KS, Zhang Y. 2014 Nov. Differential regulation of cytokine expression by MAP kinases in macrophages in response to intestinal parasite infection. Infect Immun. 82(11):4789-801. doi: 10.1128/IAI.02279-14. 25156742.
  • 4. Yang ND, Tan SH, Ng S, Shi Y, Zhou J, Tan KS, Wong WS, Shen HM. 2014 Nov. Artesunate induces cell death in human cancer cells via enhancing lysosomal function and lysosomal degradation of ferritin. J Biol Chem. 289(48):33425-41. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M114.564567. 25305013.
  • 5. Loh CC, Suwanarusk R, Lee YQ, Chan KW, Choy KY, RĂ©nia L, Russell B, Lear MJ, Nosten FH, Tan KS, Chow LM. 2014 Oct. Characterization of the commercially-available fluorescent chloroquine-BOIDIPY conjuhate, LynxTag-CQGREEN, as a marker for chloroquine resistance and uptake in a 96-well plate assay. PLoS One. 9(10):e110800. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110800. 25343249.