Professor Yao Shao Qin
was born in China. He received his B.Sc. with honors from Ohio State University (USA) in 1993 and his PhD from Purdue University (USA) in 1998. His PhD research involved Bioorganic Chemistry and de novo peptide & protein design, working under the supervision of Prof. Jean A. Chmielewski. After obtaining a fellowship from CRI (Cancer Research Institute, USA) in 1998, he carried out his post-doctoral research first at University of California, Berkeley, then at Scripps Research Institute (USA), both under the supervision of Prof. Peter G Schultz.
His current research interests include Combinatorial Chemistry, Chemical Biology & Functional Genomics. He joined NUS in March, 2001 as an assistant professor in Department of Chemistry & Department of Biological Sciences, and promoted to Associate Professor on Jan 1, 2006. He becomes Full Professor in 2011. He was the Dean’s Chair Professor from 2009-2012.
Tel: (65) 65162925 (office) (65) 65162837 (lab)
S5-03-05, Department of Chemistry @ NUS, 3 Science Drive 3, Singapore 117543.