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Institute for Life Sciences

Universal Fluorescent Probe Platform for Almost Everything Event

Prof Chang
11:00 - 12:00
29 July 2016
27/2003, Highfield Campus, University of Southampton, SO17 1BJ

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Event details

Prof Chang Young-Tae of the National University of Singapore presents this seminar as part of the Functional Inorganic, Materials and Supramolecular Chemistry Research Group's seminar series

Speaker information

Professor Chang Young-Tae,National University of Singapore,Prof Chang Young Tae, National University of Singapore. Young-Tae Chang was born in Busan, Korea, in 1968. He studied chemistry in Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH, Korea) and received his B.S. in 1991. After one and half years of army service in Korea, he started his graduate study at POSTECH and received a Ph.D. in 1997 under the supervision of Prof. Sung-Kee Chung, working on the divergent synthesis of all possible regioisomers of myo-inositol phosphates. He did his postdoctoral work with Prof. Peter Schultz at UC Berkeley and The Scripps Research Institute. In 2000, he was appointed assistant professor at New York University and promoted to associated professor in 2005. He received the NSF Career award in 2005 and his research interests have been chemical genetics, molecular evolution, and artificial tongues. In September, 2007, he moved to National University of Singapore and Singapore Bioimaging Consortium. He is a full professor of Chemistry and leader of Medicinal Chemistry Program of NUS, and Lab Head of Bioimaging Probe Development at SBIC, Biopolis. He has published more than 300 scientific papers / 3 books and filed 50 patents so far.

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