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Prof Lisa F.P. Ng
Executive Director,
A*STAR Infectious Diseases Labs (A* ID Labs)
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Lisa graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) in the United Kingdom in 1995. Following this, she then obtained her PhD in Molecular Virology in coronaviruses in 2002. The research interest of her group focuses on the immune responses of arthrogenic arboviruses that are epidemic or highly endemic in the tropical region. These include chikungunya virus, dengue virus, Zika virus, other related alpha-, flavi-viruses and currently SARS-CoV-2. Her team has published in top tier scientific journals and made several key important findings to move the human immunology field forward in controlling chikungunya virus, Zika virus and SARS-CoV-2 infections. She is currently Executive Director of the A*STAR Infectious Labs (A* ID Labs), and she also holds a concurrent appointment as Executive Director of the Biomedical Research Council (BMRC), A*STAR.

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