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, Chen X, Lindley ND, Too HP. 2018 Jan. A "plug-n-play" modular metabolic system for the production of apocarotenoids. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 115(1):174-183. doi: 10.1002/bit.26462.
  • 2. Neo SH, Chung KY, Quek JM, Too HP. 2017 Nov. Trehalose significantly enhances the recovery of serum and serum exosomal miRNA from a paper-based matrix. Scientific Reports. 7:16686. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-16960-8.
  • 3. Saw WY, Tantoso E, Begum H, Zhou L, Zou R, He C, Chan SL, Tan LWL, Wong LP, Xu W et al. 2017 Sep. Establishing multiple omics baselines for three Southeast Asian populations in the Singapore Integrative Omics Study. Nature Communications. 8:653. doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-00413-x.
  • 4. Chen X, Zhang C, Too HP. 2017 Sep. Multienzyme Biosynthesis of Dihydroartemisinic Acid. Molecules. 22(9). doi: 10.3390/molecules22091422.
  • 5. Chen X, Zhang C, Zou R, Stephanopoulos G, Too HP. 2017 Sep. In Vitro Metabolic Engineering of Amorpha-4,11-diene Biosynthesis at Enhanced Rate and Specific Yield of Production. ACS Synthetic Biology. 6(9):1691-1700. doi: 10.1021/acssynbio.6b00377.