Lai Guan Ng, Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), Singapore

Dr Lai Guan Ng completed his PhD work at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Sydney, Australia. After completing his PhD in 2004, he joined Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Singapore for his postdoctoral training under the supervision of Professor Lam Kong Peng. In 2006, Dr Ng joined Professor Wolfgang Weninger’s laboratory at the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia USA. Following his postdoctoral training, he joined Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) to establish his own laboratory in 2009. He is now an adjunct associate professor at the National University of Singapore and University of Sydney in Australia, as well as adjunct assistant professor at the Nanyang Technological University. Dr Ng has also been appointed as an adjunct Scientist at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) and National Cancer Centre Singapore (NCCS), and more recently he took up an adjunct investigator position at the Key State Laboratory of Experimental Haematology Tianjin, China. The primary research focus of his group is to study how immune cells exert their function in the context of intact organs. Using a combination of in vivo imaging models, mass cytometry, flow cytometry, transcriptomic and bioinformatics approaches his group aims to determine the developmental pathway of leukocytes (in particular myeloid cells), as well as the cellular and molecular events involved in the regulation of leukocyte homeostasis.

Lai Guan Ng在澳大利亚悉尼Garvan医学研究所完成博士学习,在Lam Kong Peng教授的指导下进行博士后培训,之后在美国费城Wistar研究所Wolfgang Weninger教授实验室接受博士后培训,现就职于新加坡免疫学网络研究所(SIgN),兼职新加坡国立大学和澳大利亚悉尼大学副教授,南洋大学助理教授,KK妇女儿童医院(KKH)和新加坡国家癌症中心(NCCS),中国实验血液学国家重点实验室研究员。其课题组研究重点为免疫细胞如何在完整器官的背景下发挥其功能,通过结合体内成像模型,大规模流式细胞术,流式细胞术,转录组学和生物信息学方法,确定白细胞(特别是髓样细胞)的发育途径,以及参与白细胞调节的细胞和分子事件稳态。

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