SAMUEL GAN

Principal Investigator
  samuelg@bii.a-star.edu.sg
   Research Group: Antibody & Product Development


Dr Samuel Gan is trained in a wide variety of disciplines across biomedical sciences : Biotechnology, Structural Biology, Molecular Cell Biology, Virology, Allergy, (TP-SGP, UCL-UK, KCL-UK, BBK-UK), translation & interpretation (TP-SGP), psychology (OU-UK), higher education (KCL-UK), theology (KCL-UK, CLBS-SGP, GBI-SGP, FEBC-SGP), business admin (OU-UK), complexity science (SFI-USA), and commercial law & tech transfer (TP-SGP).

He is an associate of King’s College, member of the Higher Education Academy UK, the British Psychological Society, Biochemical Society UK, and Allergy & Clinical Immunology Society, Singapore, New York Academy of Sciences, and was listed as one of fifty skilled talent alumni from technical tertiary education in the SG50 book "A Nation of Skilled Talents". In 2018, Samuel was selected as one of the "world’s most promising researchers" in the Interstellar Initiative by the New York Academy of Sciences and Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development.

His was seconded in 2018-2019 to be Programme Manager of A*AI Initiative where he organized the first A*STAR hackathon. He is currently a member of the A*STAR Sustainability Taskforce; adjunct researcher of p53 Lab, adjunct lecturer for Singapore University of Social Sciences; Cardiff Metropolitan University; James Cook University, Singapore, and certain local polytechnics.

Despite working in multiple disciplines, Samuel’s lab has achieved publications in the top journals of various fields in the last 6 years, almost all of which, he is the main and corresponding author. The output of each discipline is comparable to whole mono-discipline labs in outputs: therapeutic/diagnostic - 21 publications; products/apps - 29; Psychology/Social Sciences - 8, and 2 experimental biology textbooks.

Research Objectives

  • Antibodies
    • Antibody engineering of therapeutic antibodies and antibodies that have diagnostic and therapeutic potential.
    • Study of antibody elements and their effects on biotechnology and immunological functions.
  • Drug design
    • Study of drug escape mechanisms of viruses
    • Design and development of viral protein inhibitors.
  • Product developments
    • Development of common research consumables and kits
    • Educational kits
  • Bioinformatics Apps
    • Apps for Android
    • Apps for iOS
  • Complexity science
  • Psychoneuroimmunology

Antibody and Product Development Members

Dr. Samuel K.E GAN
Principal Investigator
 
  Biography Details
NameTitle
Dr. GAN SamuelPrincipal Investigator
Dr. SU Tran To ChinhSenior Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Mr. LUA Wai HengResearch Manager
Mr. LING Wei LiResearch Officer
Mr. CHAN Kwok FongResearch Officer
Mr. CHOO Jun Keat BryanResearch Officer
Ms. WU WeilingSoftware Technician
Mr. YEO Yi JoshuaLaboratory Officer
Mr. POH Jun JieLaboratory Officer
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