Neuroscience & Mental Health
To study the molecular biology of the brain, human cognition, and brain disorders. The unifying research themes are neurodegenerative disorders, brain cell biology and neural circuits.
Respiratory & Infectious Diseases
To exploit technological advances in systems biology and genomics, and gain novel insights into pathogen biology, pulmonary microbiome and disease pathogenesis in order to address urgent global problems in drug resistance, pandemics and biosecurity.
Skin Diseases & Wound Repair
To look into skin conditions prevalent in Asia, including atopic dermatitis, pigmentary disorders, acne, and chronic wounds.
Cross-Cutting Research Themes
Developmental Biology & Regenerative Medicine
To image and manipulate human organoids in vitro and transform our understanding of human biology.