Academic Profile

Dec 2000 Ph.D. in Biochemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Aug 2000 – Dec 2004 Postdoctoral Fellow, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Baltimore, MD 21210, USA
Dec 2004 – Present Assistant Professor, School of Biological Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
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Assoc Prof Li Hoi Yeung
Associate Chair (Academic), School of Biological Science
Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Co-Director, Nanyang Biologics-NTU Joint Laboratory for Drug Discovery and Therapeutics

1. Regulation of mitotic catastrophe
2. Regulation of spindle assembly and chromosome segregation.
3. Production of the RanGTP gradient in vivo.
4. Functional study of the RanGTPase in cell cycle progression.
5. Regulation of RCC1 during apoptosis
  • Characterization, in vitro and in vivo validation of local tropical herbs for colon cancer, stomach cancer and liver cancer prevention and treatment

  • Genomic Stability of Malaria Parasites during Intra-Erythrocytic Cycle

  • Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals For High-Order Multiphoton Microscopy

  • Reconstituting phase separations that enable the microalgal CO2 superchargers

  • Singapore found herbal medicine
  • Fung, W.T. Beyzavi, A., Abgrall, P., Nguyen, N.T., and Li, H.Y. (2009). Microfluidic platform for controlling the differentiation of embryoid body,. Lab on a Chip, 9(17), 2591-2595.

  • Ho, C.Y., Wong, C.H. and Li, H.Y. (2008). Perturbation of the chromosomal binding of RCC1, Mad2 and Survivin causes spindle assembly defects and mitotic catastrophe. Journal of cellular biochemistry, 105(3), 835-46.

  • Huang Y.F.
    Wu M.
    Li H.Y. (2008). Tumor suppressor ARF promotes non-classic proteasomal independent polyubiquitination of COMMD1. Journal of Biological Chemistry, In Press(In Press), in Press.

  • Li HY, Ng WP, Wong CH, Iglesias PA, Zheng Y. (2007). Coordination of Chromosome Alignment and Mitotic Progression by the Chromosome-Based Ran Signal. Cell Cycle, .

  • Vong, Q.P.Y., Cao, K., Li, H.Y., Iglesias, P., and Zheng, Y. (2005). Chromosome alignment and segregation regulated by ubiquitination of Survivin. Science, 310, 1499-1504.