Shyong Wei, Kevin Tan

Tan Shyong Wei, Kevin

  • Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Vice-Dean, Graduate Studies, NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
  • Head, Innovation in Graduate Studies, National University Health System
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. Yason, J. A., Koh, K. A. R. P., & Tan, K. S. W. (2018). Viability Screen of LOPAC1280 Reveals Phosphorylation Inhibitor Auranofin as a Potent Inhibitor of Blastocystis Subtype 1, 4, and 7 Isolates.. Antimicrob Agents Chemother, 62(8). doi:10.1128/AAC.00208-18.
  • 2. Tong, J. X., Chandramohanadas, R., & Tan, K. S. -W. (2018). High-Content Screening of the Medicines for Malaria Venture Pathogen Box for Plasmodium falciparum Digestive Vacuole-Disrupting Molecules Reveals Valuable Starting Points for Drug Discovery.. Antimicrob Agents Chemother, 62(3). doi:10.1128/AAC.02031-17.
  • 3. Gautam, N., Sankaran, S., Yason, J. A., Tan, K. S. W., & Gascoigne, N. R. J. (2018). A high content imaging flow cytometry approach to study mitochondria in T cells: MitoTracker Green FM dye concentration optimization. METHODS, 134, 11-19. doi:10.1016/j.ymeth.2017.11.015.
  • 4. Subramanian, G., Belekar, M. A., Shukla, A., Tong, J. X., Sinha, A., Chu, T. T. T., . . . Chandramohanadas, R. (2018). Targeted phenotypic screening in Plasmodium falciparum and Toxoplasma gondii reveals novel modes of action of Medicines for Malaria Venture Malaria Box molecules. mSphere, 3(1). doi:10.1128/mSphere.00534-17.
  • 5. Armengaud, J., Pible, O., Gaillard, J. C., Cian, A., Gantois, N., Tan, K. S. W., . . . Viscogliosi, E. (2017). Proteogenomic Insights into the Intestinal Parasite Blastocystis sp. Subtype 4 Isolate WR1. Proteomics, 17(21). doi:10.1002/pmic.201700211.