Markus R Wenk

Wenk Markus R

Appointment(s)
  • Professor, Department of Biochemistry, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore 
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Head, Department of Biochemistry, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Principal Investigator, Singapore Lipidomics Incubator, NUS Life Sciences Institute
  • Supervisor, NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering
  • Director, Singapore Lipidomics Incubator, NUS Life Sciences Institute
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • BSc, University of Basel, Switzerland
Research Interest(s)
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Metabolomics
  • Blood Testing
Recent Publications
  • 1. Lim A, Wenk MR, Tong L. 2015 Dec. Lipid-Based Therapy for Ocular Surface Inflammation and Disease. Trends Mol Med. 21(12):736-48. doi: 10.1016/j.molmed.2015.10.001. 26596867.
  • 2. Hebbar S, Sahoo I, Matysik A, Argudo Garcia I, Osborne KA, Papan C, Torta F, Narayanaswamy P, Fun XH, Wenk MR, Shevchenko A, Schwudke D, Kraut R3. 2015 Dec. Ceramides And Stress Signalling Intersect With Autophagic Defects In Neurodegenerative Drosophila blue cheese (bchs) Mutants. Sci Rep. 5:15926. doi: 10.1038/srep15926. 26639035.
  • 3. Chua EC1, Shui G, Cazenave-Gassiot A, Wenk MR, Gooley JJ. 2015 Nov. Changes in Plasma Lipids during Exposure to Total Sleep Deprivation. Sleep. 38(11):1683-91. doi: 10.5665/sleep.5142. 26194579.
  • 4. Kanehara K, Yu CY, Cho Y, Cheong WF, Torta F, Shui G, Wenk MR, Nakamura Y. 2015 Sep. Arabidopsis AtPLC2 Is a Primary Phosphoinositide-Specific Phospholipase C in Phosphoinositide Metabolism and the Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Response. PLoS Genet. 11(9):e1005511. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005511. 26401841.
  • 5. Vögtle FN, Keller M, Taskin AA, Horvath SE, Guan XL, Prinz C, Opalińska M, Zorzin C, van der Laan M, Wenk MR, Schubert R, Wiedemann N, Holzer M, Meisinger C. 2015 Sep. The fusogenic lipid phosphatidic acid promotes the biogenesis of mitochondrial outer membrane protein Ugo1. J Cell Biol. 210(6):951-60. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201506085. 26347140.