Principal Investigator

Huilin SHAO, PhD

 

NUS Presidential Young Professor
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
    Department of Surgery, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
    National University of Singapore (NUS)

Principal Investigator
    Institute for Health Innovation and Technology (iHealthtech)
    National University of Singapore (NUS)

Joint Investigator
    Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB)
    Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)

Email: huilin.shao@nus.edu.sg

Education
PhD (Biophysics), Harvard University
PhD (Medical Engineering), Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST)
Dual BA (Biological Sciences, Physics), Cornell University

Selected Awards
Young Scientist Award, 2019

NUS Early Career Research Award, 2017
L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science National Fellowship, 2016
Independent Investigatorship, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, A*STAR, 2014
Travel Award, IEEE EMBS Micro and Nanotechnology in Medicine, 2012
Graduate Student Award, Center for Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence, MIT, 2011
James Mills Peirce Award, Harvard University, 2008
Hartman Prize in Experimental Physics, Cornell University, 2007
Hughes Scholar in Biological Sciences, Cornell University, 2006
National Science Scholarship (BS-PhD), A*STAR, 2004

Biography
Dr. Huilin Shao received her BA from Cornell University, with a double major in Biological Sciences and in Physics. She completed her dual PhD (Biophysics) at Harvard University and PhD (Medical Engineering) from Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology (HST) under the guidance of Profs. Ralph Weissleder and Robert S. Langer. After a postdoctoral fellowship with Prof. Hakho Lee at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Dr. Shao returned to Singapore and started her research group. Her research focuses on developing integrated nanotechnology-based platforms for molecular analyses of novel biomarkers. Her work has been published in top journals such as Nature Biotechnology, Nature Medicine, Nature Biomedical Engineering, Nature Communications and highlighted in major reviews and popular news media.

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