Heng-Phon Too

Too Heng-Phon

  • Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry
  • Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular EngineeringĀ 
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Faculty Fellow, Singapore-MIT Alliance
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, University of London, Imperial College and The Institute of Ophthalmology, London
  • BSC (Hons), Imperial College of Science Technology, University London, England
Research Interest(s)
  • MicroRNA
  • Liquid Biopsy
  • Chronic Ageing Diseases
  • Non-viral Transfection
  • Biomarkers in Ageing
Recent Publications
  • 1. Zhang C, Zou R, Chen X, Stephanopoulos G, Too HP. 2015 May. Experimental design-aided systematic pathway optimization of glucose uptake and deoxyxylulose phosphate pathway for improved amorphadiene production. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 99(9):3825-37. doi: 10.1007/s00253-015-6463-y. 25715782.
  • 2. Cheng H, Zheng H, Wu JX, Xu W, Zhou L, Leong KC, Fitzgerald E, Rajagopalan R, Too HP, Choi WK. 2015 Feb. Photo-attachment of biomolecules for miniaturization on wicking Si-nanowire platform. PLoS One. 10(2):e0116539. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116539. 25689680.
  • 3. Cheng H, Zhou L, Li B, Zhu M, Too HP, Choi WK. 2014 Nov. Nano-topology guided neurite outgrowth in PC12 cells is mediated by miRNAs. Nanomedicine. 10(8):1871-5. doi: 10.1016/j.nano.2014.07.011. 25101881.
  • 4. Wong LH, Kurniawan NA, Too HP, Rajagopalan R. 2014 Aug. Spatially resolved microrheology of heterogeneous biopolymer hydrogels using covalently bound microspheres. Biomech Model Mechanobiol. 13(4):839-49. doi: 10.1007/s10237-013-0538-4. 24158353.
  • 5. Ho DX, Tan YC, Tan J, Too HP, Ng WH. 2014 Apr. High-frequency stimulation of the globus pallidus interna nucleus modulates GFRĪ±1 gene expression in the basal ganglia. J Clin Neurosci. 21(4):657-60. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2013.05.024. 24291478.