Jee Loon Foo

Foo Jee Loon

  • Research Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Principal Investigator, NUS Synthetic Biology for Clinical and Technological Innovation (SynCTI)
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, Australian National University, Australia
  • BSc, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Metabolic Engineering
  • Protein Engineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Synthetic Biology
Recent Publications
  • 1. Chen, B., Lee, H. L., Heng, Y. C., Chua, N., Teo, W. S., Choi, W. J., . . . Chang, M. W. (2018). Synthetic biology toolkits and applications in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.. Biotechnol Adv. doi:10.1016/j.biotechadv.2018.07.005.
  • 2. Foo, J. L., & Chang, M. W. (2018). Synthetic yeast genome reveals its versatility. Nature, 557(7707), 647-648. doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05164-3.
  • 3. Hossain, G. S., Nadarajan, S. P., Zhang, L., Ng, T. K., Foo, J. L., Ling, H., . . . Chang, M. W. (2018). Rewriting the metabolic blueprint: Advances in pathway diversification in microorganisms. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9(FEB). doi:10.3389/fmicb.2018.00155.
  • 4. Foo, J. L., Ling, H., Lee, Y. S., & Chang, M. W. (2017). Microbiome engineering: Current applications and its future. BIOTECHNOLOGY JOURNAL, 12(3), 9 pages. doi:10.1002/biot.201600099.
  • 5. Yu, A. -Q., Juwono, N. K. P., Foo, J. L., Leong, S. S. J., & Chang, M. W. (2016). Metabolic engineering of Saccharomyces cerevisiae for the overproduction of short branched-chain fatty acids. METABOLIC ENGINEERING, 34, 36-43. doi:10.1016/j.ymben.2015.12.005.