Justin Chu

Chu Justin

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Principal Investigator, Collaborative and Translation Unit for HFMD, Institute of  Molecular and Cell Biology, A*STAR
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD (Molecular Virology), National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • BSc (Hons, First Class), National University of Singapore, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Virology
  • Antivirals
  • Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
  • Dengue Virus
  • Chikungunya Virus
  • Vaccine
Recent Publications
  • 1. Kathawala MH, Zhao Y, Chu JJH, Ng KW, Loo SCJ. 2015 Dec. TiO2-nanoparticles Shield HPEKs against ZnO-induced Genotoxicity. Materials & Design. 88:41-50. doi: 10.1016/j.matdes.2015.08.108.
  • 2. Chen H, Parimelalagan M, Lai YL, Lee KS, Koay ES, Hapuarachchi HC, Ng LC, Ho PS, Chu JJ. 2015 Nov. Development and Evaluation of a SYBR Green-Based Real-Time Multiplex RT-PCR Assay for Simultaneous Detection and Serotyping of Dengue and Chikungunya Viruses. J Mol Diagn. 17(6):722-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jmoldx.2015.06.008. 26455921.
  • 3. Wintachai P, Kaur P, Lee RC, Ramphan S, Kuadkitkan A, Wikan N, Ubol S, Roytrakul S, Chu JJ, Smith DR. 2015 Sep. Activity of andrographolide against chikungunya virus infection. Sci Rep. 5:14179. doi: 10.1038/srep14179. 26384169.
  • 4. Lam S, Nyo M, Phuektes P, Yew CW, Tan YJ, Chu JJ. 2015 Aug. A potent neutralizing IgM mAb targeting the N218 epitope on E2 protein protects against Chikungunya virus pathogenesis. MAbs. 7(6):1178-94. doi: 10.1080/19420862.2015.1083664. 26305993.
  • 5. Bapat PR, Satav AR, Husain AA, Shekhawat SD, Kawle AP, Chu JJ, Purohit HJ, Daginawala HF, Taori GM, Kashyap RS. 2015 Aug. Differential levels of Alpha-2-macroglobulin, Haptoglobin and Sero-transferrin as adjunct markers for TB diagnosis and disease progression in the malnourished tribal population of Melghat, India. PLoS One. 10(8):e0133928. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0133928. 26241963.