Principal Investigator
   Research Group: Natural Product Chemistry

Yoganathan joined the Bioinformatics Institute in January 2014.He obtained his Ph.D in Natural Product Chemistry (Organic Chemistry) from the Chemistry Department, University of Malaya in 1997.Prior to joining BII, he was heading the Natural Product Chemistry Group at MerLion Pharmaceuticals, focusing on natural product chemistry which included anti-bacterial and anti-cancer drug development in an industry based collaborative research, as well as supporting its antibiotic development programmes. From 1999 to 2002 he was a Senior Research Scientist at the Centre for Natural Product Research, IMCB.

Yoganathan leads the Natural Product Chemistry Group in exploring the chemical diversity of the A*STAR Natural Product Library (A*STAR NPL) from plants and microbes as a source of new natural products derived compounds, enzymes and drug candidates to advance our knowledge of the nature and development of new pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, functional foods, flavourings, cosmetics and personal care products.

Natural Product Chemistry Members

Principal Investigator
  Biography Details
Dr. KANAGASUNDARAM YoganathanPrincipal Investigator
Dr. CHING Kuan ChiehPost-Doctoral Research Fellow
Dr. NGE Choy EngPost-Doctoral Research Fellow
Ms. YANG Lay KienSenior Research Officer
Ms. SEOW Chwee San, DeborahResearch Officer
Ms. Amanda SNG Xin YiResearch Officer
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