Shyong Wei, Kevin Tan

Tan Shyong Wei, Kevin

Appointment(s)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Administrative Appointment(s)
  • Assistant 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. Tong JX, Chandramohanadas R, Tan KSW. 2018 Jan. High-Content Screening of MMV Pathogen Box for Plasmodium falciparum Digestive Vacuole Disrupting Molecules Reveals Valuable Starting Points for Drug Discovery. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02031-17.
  • 2. Armengaud J, Pible O, Gaillard JC, Cian A, Gantois N, Tan KSW, Chabé M, Viscogliosi E. 2017 Nov. Proteogenomic Insights into the Intestinal Parasite Blastocystis sp. Subtype 4 Isolate WR1. Proteomics. 17(21). doi: 10.1002/pmic.201700211.
  • 3. Kosaisavee V, Suwanarusk R, Chua ACY, Kyle DE, Malleret B, Zhang R, Imwong M, Imerbsin R, Ubalee R, Sámano-Sánchez H et al. 2017 Sep. Strict tropism for CD71+/CD234+ human reticulocytes limits the zoonotic potential of Plasmodium cynomolgi. Blood. 130(11):1357-1363. doi: 10.1182/blood-2017-02-764787.
  • 4. Li FJ, Xu ZS, Aye HM, Brasseur A, Lun ZR, Tan KSW, He CY. 2017 Jun. An efficient cumate-inducible system for procyclic and bloodstream form Trypanosoma brucei. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 213:26-29. doi: 10.1016/j.molbiopara.2017.03.001.
  • 5. Li FJ, Tan KSW, He CY. 2017 Apr. BAPTA-AM decreases cellular pH, inhibits acidocalcisome acidification and autophagy in amino acid-starved T. brucei. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology. 213:26-29. doi: 10.1016/j.molbiopara.2017.03.001.